Assistant Headteacher, Beaconsfield

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Alfriston SchoolBeaconsfield
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L12-17 £52,730-£59,485 (London Fringe Area)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Thank you for showing an interest in the vacancy we have at Alfriston School. I hope after reading this information you feel able to apply for this post.  

Alfriston School is a specialist day and boarding school for girls aged 11-19 with moderate learning difficulties and speech, language and communication difficulties. We converted to Academy status in 2012 and are committed to ensure that all our pupils become the best that they can be and that they can enjoy and achieve in all that they do. Our service includes provision for up to 150 girls, 20 of whom are boarders. We aim to develop the individual potential of every pupil, not just in academic learning but also in terms of their independence and personal and social attributes.

We are looking for an Assistant Head Teacher who is passionate about learning, meeting the needs of individuals and supporting the whole child. You will take a leading role in developing our provision across the school, ensuring that we maintain an innovative, creative and child-centred approach that enables our pupils to achieve beyond their expectations.

It is essential that you have experience of leading teams to improve teaching and learning, are innovative in your approach to curriculum design and have a proven record of successfully influencing and implementing action plans for school improvement. The ability to inspire and motivate others is also essential. We are looking for someone who has drive, initiative and a relentlessly positive attitude.

If you would like to join our team and to lead us in our next ventures, we would love to hear from you.

We believe you can only appreciate what we have to offer by visiting in person and having the opportunity to meet with our Headteacher, Mrs Jinna Male. Please contact Mrs S Thorkildsen Office Manager, on 01494 673740 or email: to arrange a convenient time.

Full information and application forms are available on our website and also on the Bucks County Council website. If you require any further information please contact Mrs S Thorkildsen, Office Manager, on 01494 673740 or email:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children which will be reflected throughout recruitment.  The selected candidate will be required to provide suitable references and undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check before taking up the post.

Closing Date: Monday 19th February 2018 noon

Interview Date: Thursday 1st March 2018

Job location

More about Alfriston School
Address: Penn Road, Knotty Green, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 2TS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 673740