Assistant Head of School, Laurus Ryecroft, Tameside

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Laurus RyecroftLaurus Ryecroft, Tameside

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Start date: Easter 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Spine
Contract term: Permanent

Laurus Trust: Laurus Ryecroft 

Would you like to help make the best better?  

We are seeking to appoint: 

An Assistant Head of School Personal Development, Behaviour, Discipline & Welfare  

Required from Easter 2018  

We are looking for an individual who 

  • Has considerable experience of leading whole school behaviour, discipline,  attendance and rewards systems 
  • Inspires students to strive for excellence and is committed to our ethos that we do ‘whatever it takes’ to ensure that all students achieve their potential 

About us: 

The Laurus Vision is for everyone regardless of background or circumstance to be inspired, to thrive in all environments, to recognise what it takes to succeed, to set aspirational goals and work hard to achieve them. 

We are unashamedly academic. We will provide outstanding teaching and a curriculum which develops essential knowledge, attitudes, skills and habits, together with access to wide ranging opportunities for subject enhancement. These will combine to ensure that every child at Laurus Ryecroft is in a position to make outstanding progress and open the door to the future of their choice. 

Laurus Ryecroft will be located on Lumb Lane in Tameside. The school will open in September 2018 for 150 Year 7 students initially in temporary accommodation, growing year on year to full capacity of 1,050 students. In addition to this the school will have a sixth form of 300 students. The school will replicate the outstanding provision offered by the Laurus Trust founding school, Cheadle Hulme High School (CHHS), in Stockport. Our leaders passionately believe in creating a supportive culture where all our staff can develop and thrive. Our staff tell us “It is a privilege to work in the Laurus Trust. I feel that our hard work is recognised, valued and appreciated by the leadership team and opportunities to further develop professionally are promoted and encouraged” (Head of Science, CHHS.) 

In 2015 our Ofsted report stated: 

  • Leaders at every level share a passion for students to succeed and for the school to be a beacon of excellence within the community. 
  • Staff at the school are extremely well led. 
  • Staff remarked “not only are the students looked after, so are we” 

If you believe you have the vision and commitment to join our team, then we would like to hear from you. To apply, complete the application form below (CVs are not accepted) as soon as possible. Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to appoint before the deadline.  

Closing date for applications:  9:00am 19th January 2018.  

Interviews to be held week beginning 22nd January 2018.  

The Laurus Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: c/o The Laurus Trust, Woods Lane, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 7JY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 485 7201
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