Assistant Headteacher: Behaviour and Inclusion, Hampshire

Closing date:Expiring today

The Burgate School & Sixth FormHampshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: LDR Points 23-31 (£52,672 - £58,220)
Contract term: Permanent

Following the successful promotion of one of our Assistant Headteachers to a Vice Principal post, we are looking to appoint a highly motivated and ambitious colleague to join our Leadership Team, which currently consists of the Headteacher, one Deputy Headteacher, three Assistant Headteachers and the School Business Manager. 

This is a very exciting opportunity for a well-qualified and suitably experienced leader who is able to demonstrate strategic leadership in student behaviour and inclusion. The core purpose of this position is to lead on behaviour within the school and to ensure that all students, regardless of background or ability, are well supported and able to thrive. This is a significant role for the school, because our expectations of ‘be safe’, ‘be respectful’ and ‘be ready to learn’ are paramount to the everyday learning experience of students at The Burgate. The successful applicant will be an outstanding colleague who can make a considerable contribution as an integral team member helping to shape the future of The Burgate.


This post will be paid on LDR, points 23 – 31 (currently £52,672 to £58,220). We anticipate a teaching load of approximately one third of a full-time teacher timetable.

Appointment Schedule

Closing Date Tuesday, 23 April 2019                  

Shortlisting Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Interviews Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 April 2019 

We will acknowledge receipt of your application by email.  We will contact you again, only, if your name appears on the short list and apologise in advance for not confirming back to you if you have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us by Friday 26 April your application to work at The Burgate has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Full details of the interview process will be sent to candidates with the invitation to interview.

General Information

The school is advertising this vacancy within the TES and applicants should submit a completed application online via the school’s website or TES. If you wish to submit any additional information along with your application please contact Miss Sarah Hewett, Head’s PA, either by e-mail at: or telephone 01425 652039. Your application should reach the Headteacher by Tuesday, 23 April 2019.


We are very proud of our school and welcome any visits or questions to share our vision and ethos. We are holding the following opportunities to visit the school ahead of the closing date:

Tuesday 26 March between 08:30 and 17:00

Wednesday 27 March between 08:30 and 15:00

Tuesday 2 April between 08:30 and 17:00.

Please contact Sarah Hewett, Head’s PA at: if you would like to book onto one of these visits.

We very much look forward to hearing from you.


The Burgate School and Sixth Form is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and all other relevant pre-employment checks including identity, satisfactory references and medical clearance. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

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More about The Burgate School & Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Salisbury Road, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6 1EZ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1425 652039
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