Assistant Headteacher - Behaviour and Culture, Reading

Closing date:Expiring soon

Maiden Erlegh School in ReadingReading

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019, or Easter 2019 if available.
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L10 – L14 (£49,937 - £55,064 per annum)
Contract term: Permanent

Maiden Erlegh School in Reading is an ambitious, over-subscribed 11-16 secondary school in an urban context which is as committed to the welfare of students and staff as it is our high quality education. We now have an exciting and rare opportunity for an exceptional Assistant Headteacher to join our flourishing school and contribute to its continuing success. The purpose of the role is as follows:

  • Leadership and development of our reward and celebration culture
  • Behaviour and conduct improvement agenda
  • Reactive and proactive behaviour support for staff
  • Line management for Heads of Year
  • Development and implementation of Anti-Bullying strategy
  • Whole school Student voice strategy and implementation
  • Parent engagement strategy and implementation
  • Leadership of enrichment, extra-curricular and House system
  • Leadership of our Post-16 readiness programme 

Our school benefits from excellent, modern facilities and teaching spaces and we are very proud of our vibrant, diverse and engaging students who work hard and have high aspirations. 

We have a highly effective team of tenacious, optimistic and talented staff, supported by an experienced leadership team. We are interested in hearing from you if have a passion for secondary education and a passion for quality first teaching. You will share our inclusive values of “opportunity, diversity and success for all”.

Professional development is a strength here, thanks to our Teaching School. We offer a flexible CPD programme which staff can tailor to their own needs which includes coaching and training for new entrants to the profession and to support career returners. We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements including part-time working and job-sharing.

The school is a part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust which offers a range of career opportunities in our vibrant and successful schools. We have a proven track record of supporting ambitious staff to middle and senior leadership posts and our can offer Specialist Leader of Education and school improvement opportunities to the right candidates

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed so that you can meet us and see our facilities and how we work. Please email with your interest to visit. Maiden Erlegh Trust is currently made up of three secondary schools, and one primary school.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts require an enhanced DBS disclosure

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More about Maiden Erlegh School in Reading
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Cresent Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5SL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 9668065
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