Assistant Headteacher - Teaching & Learning

St Aidan's Church of England High SchoolNorth Yorkshire

About Us

Set in the North Yorkshire town of Harrogate, St Aidan’s Church of England High School is a mixed secondary school with a thriving community of over 2000 students aged 11-19.  Boasting one of the largest school-based sixth forms in the country, the pupil population is drawn from a wide geographical area across North and West Yorkshire.  St Aidan’s converted to academy status in 2011 with Yorkshire Causeway Schools Trust being formed as a multi-academy trust in 2014.  

Rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, St. Aidan’s School is regularly ranked among the top comprehensive schools in the country and was awarded Teaching School Status in August 2015.  Academically our School stands for excellence. An exceptional reputation and our Christian foundation are the reasons why we are so open to a fully inclusive model of education, enabling all children to fulfil their full potential whatever their starting points.  

About the role

We are looking for an exceptional leader with a clear picture of outstanding practice and a desire to further develop your leadership skills. You will be committed to the personal, moral and social development of our students as well as to the very highest academic standards, within the context of our Christian ethos and values. 

The key focus for the role is on teaching and learning within the school. The successful candidate will ensure that research-led teaching and learning is promoted to staff, evaluating this regularly to ensure the highest of standards are maintained. Leading on the design of the curriculum, the successful candidate will ensure that the quality of education is outstanding and all aspects of the curriculum are accounted for.

Completed applications should be submitted via email to recruitment@staidans.co.uk  or posted to the school by 9am on Monday 19th April 2021.  Please include a covering letter indicating the particular skills and experience you can offer, with a completed application form that can be downloaded below.

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