Assistant Headteacher (English)
Permanent, Full-Time, Starting September 2018 Salary Range L7-L11 (start point dependent on experience)
The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is a values driven, rapidly growing 2 – 16 Trust with a relentless focus on transforming lives through learning by delivering outstanding outcomes for every student, regardless of background. With a reputation for highly successful school improvement in very challenging circumstances, we are passionate about driving up standards and raising the aspirations of all our students.
Do you have a relentless drive to achieve outstanding progress and attainment with children regardless of their background and prior learning?
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for teaching and leading English to further strengthen the achievement, progress and experience of students at Isca Academy, and to continue to raise the profile of the English department, both within the school and in the wider community. You will be a highly motivated, enthusiastic and capable leader, with a proven commitment to inclusive, innovative and inspiring teaching where each and every child can succeed. The post represents an exciting opportunity to be part of a vibrant and ambitious Academy working within the Ted Wragg Multi-Academy Trust.
Our school is located on a recently designed campus with purpose-built accommodation, offering spacious and excellent teaching and learning facilities. We currently have a roll of 750 students, rapidly growing to a capacity of 950. Isca Academy prides itself on providing high quality comprehensive education. Our students have a broad range of abilities and aspirations on entry, from able, gifted and talented to students needing more support with literacy and social skills. Our focus remains on every student in our school exceeding expectations, whatever their starting point. Beyond academic credentials, we firmly believe in the value of a more rounded education which promotes creativity, self-belief and confidence, and as such, offer an exceptional extra-curricular and outdoor education programme.
The Leadership Team at Isca Academy is welcoming, energetic and highly committed and has led the school successfully through a time of significant change to reach above national student outcomes and a ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement. As a school, we are committed to investing in leadership development at all levels and strongly believe that the experience of the children will ultimately benefit from this. If you are a leader who can inspire both staff and students, with a passion for teaching and learning, and an outward facing approach to the development of pedagogical practice, we would love to hear from you.
The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.
Application forms and further information are available from our website: www.iscaexeter.co.uk or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for application: 10am on Monday 26th March 2018
Interviews will take place: week commencing 16th April 2018