Assistant Head - Academic Development, Hertfordshire

Closing date:

St Albans High School for GirlsHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: April 2020 or September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Highly competitive plus excellent benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptionally talented, ambitious, creative teacher or middle leader to develop this newly created position in line with the School’s development plan.  Working closely with the Head and Deputy Heads the Assistant Head Academic Development will work with the Leadership team and contribute to the overall strategic leadership of the Senior School. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated individual who is passionate about curriculum, raising standards and school improvement with both professional and academic standing to dynamically lead and manage staff, whilst being an inspirational and motivational classroom practitioner.   

In return we offer:

• An opportunity to join our highly academic independent day school set in the heart of  St Albans, with very good transport links to central and outer London  

• Excellent professional development opportunities both personal and for subject area growth

• A competitive salary

• An extensive benefits and well-being package; use of gym, free lunches, generous pension scheme, free life assurance

Details of the role and application process are available on the school’s website  

The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date for applications is 9am Thursday 23rd January 2020

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 4th February 2020

Registered Charity No: 311065

More about St Albans High School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior & Sixth Form Campus, Townsend Avenue, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3SJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1727 853800
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Fostering scholarship and integrity, the High School provides inspirational opportunities and strong support to develop a lifelong love of learning and respect for others.


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