Assistant Headteacher - Director of Pastoral Engagement, Oldham

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The Blue Coat CofE SchoolOldham

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Start date: Required for 1st May, 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £52,930 - £58,389
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

“All the school’s outcomes are outstanding; students make excellent progress academically and in developing a wide range of skills and attitudes that prepare them thoroughly for life beyond school” Ofsted 2011-12

ASSISTANT HEADTEACHER - DIRECTOR OF PASTORAL ENGAGEMENT: Ethos, welfare and wellbeing, aspiration and opportunities, community, transition and parental communication. Leadership Spine: 13 – 17 (£52,930 - £58,389) Required for 1st May, 2018 Job Ref:  4600/362/18 

Blue Coat is a very successful and oversubscribed 11 – 18 converter academy, a National Teaching School and the lead school of The Cranmer Education Trust.

We want to appoint an outstanding teacher, leader and manager with vision, drive and ambition for our students, who can demonstrate successful impact in achieving improvement as a team leader, and who can take our current level of outstanding pastoral provision to the next level. The successful applicant will also play a full role in the work of the senior team in continuously improving the quality of our school.

Blue Coat is characterised by a strong sense of community. We are a Church of England school serving a multi-faith and multi-talented intake. We offer:

· an excellent environment for learning,

· delightful, ambitious, caring and well-motivated pupils,

· an experienced and expert team of year leaders, tutors and support staff,

· membership of an outstanding, whole-school leadership team, and the opportunities this provides for professional development,

· the context, challenge and opportunities of being a senior leader in a school which plays a leading role in system leadership, and which is the lead school in a growing Multi-Academy Trust.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Full details and application forms for this post are available from the school website. 

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Applications by post should be marked ‘Assistant Headteacher – Director of Pastoral Engagement’ and should be returned to: Mr R Higgins, Headteacher, The Blue Coat School, Egerton Street, OL1 3SQ.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure correct postage. 

Email: or Telephone: 0161 785 5071

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 23rd January, 2018 at 4.00pm

Interview date: Week beginning 29th January, 2018

The Blue Coat School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Blue Coat School is part of the Cranmer Education Trust.

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More about The Blue Coat CofE School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Egerton Street, Oldham, Lancashire, OL1 3SQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 6241484
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