Assistant Headteacher, Bury

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Tottington High School-Specialist College of Mathematics & ComputingBury
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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale L10-14
Contract term: Permanent

Assistant Headteacher with Responsibility for Whole School Behaviour & Attendance 

Leadership Scale L10-14

Full time

Required for 1st September 2019 

Thank you for showing interest in this post and we hope that after reading the material included, you wish to apply. Please visit our main school website to gain further information about our school. We are a school with a very clear vision for its future and recently have converted to academy status to be part of the family within The Shaw Education Trust. The Trust is led by an Executive Leadership Team steeped in school leadership and improvement experience: They are committed to the continued professional development of all members of staff and the sustained successful performance of all its academies.

We seek an exceptional candidate with drive and determination. The Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team, Academy Councillors and staff are committed to securing the best quality education for our young people and we know that the successful applicant will see this is an excellent opportunity. We are working to create something exceptional for the young people in our community and if this ambition appeals to you, we would be delighted to receive your application. 

We are seeking to appoint from 1st September 2019, an enthusiastic and committed professional to join our Senior Leadership Team and take responsibility for whole school Behaviour and Attendance. The successful candidate will be expected to also have a teaching load in line with duties in the role.

The school is committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students and all staff must share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate screening including Enhanced DBS and Section 128 checks.

Tottington High School It is located on the north side of Bury in the village of Tottington, with easy access to motorways. We are a popular, forward looking 11-16 comprehensive school with a roll of approx. 950 students and total of 80+ staff. As an improving school, we are clear and ambitious for its future: it will be second to none. 

Applicants are asked to write a letter of application to the Headteacher of no more than 2 sides of A4, (minimum text size 11 Arial), outlining your experience relevant to the post and stating why you feel you would be suitable for the post. Please do not include a CV.

Completed applications should be returned to Mrs. J Rishton, PA to the Headteacher at    

For further information email the Headteacher Mr B. Duffy on 

Further details and application forms are downloadable from the school website: or Shaw Education Website:  

Closing date: 9am Tuesday 21st May 2019

Interview date: Thursday 23rd May 2019

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More about Tottington High School-Specialist College of Mathematics & Computing
Address: Laurel Street, Tottington, Bury, BL8 3LY, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1204 882327