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Assistant Headteacher

The King Edmund SchoolEssex

Salary Range: L13 - L17 £56,718 to £62,570 (Leadership Scale)

Permanent post

Relocation package & laptop considered

Required for start in September 2021 or earlier

KES is a school with good leadership and management and one with great public transport links.  The school day lends itself to a good work/life balance with the teaching day ending at 14:10 each day.  Offering an extensive support programme, including mentor/buddy system, Initial Teacher Training support for NQTs or for those seeking Qualified Teacher Status (QTS / QTLS), a system of twilight training sessions, as well as excellent development opportunities.  Staff benefits include free car parking, onsite gymnasium and swimming pool, as well as staff recognition schemes including a ‘Shout Out Board’ and your own personal ‘KES Angel’.

We are seeking to appoint an inspiring, creative and committed Assistant Headteacher as an integral part of our established Senior Leadership Team.  An exceptional leader is required to help move the academy forward during this exciting period as we advance with our newly announced re-build.  The specific responsibilities will be dependent on the skills and experience of the successful candidate, as there is flexibility to shape our Senior Leadership Team.

Applicants are required to demonstrate in their application how their leadership ability and experience have positively impacted on student achievement and progress, and/or demonstrate their contribution to the development of teaching and learning initiatives and their positive impact on staff development, quality of lesson observations and raising standards.  We want staff with the vision and determination to ensure all our students receive a first class education and who will rise to the challenge of building on success.

Applicants must have a strong academic track record, experience of effective management, the ability to lead and be capable of building good working relationships with staff, students and parents. The role will suit an experienced middle manager seeking an opportunity for professional development or someone already experienced at senior level.  As this is a senior position it carries a reduced teaching timetable.  Please state your teaching subject specialism in your application.

KES has a set of values and expectations of the way that everyone in our school community should treat each other - everyone works together to ensure the school is welcoming and that everyone feels valued. We are #KESway.

** KIND **                               ** SUPPORTIVE **                                ** PROUD **

To find out more about our school please visit our website.  We would also welcome and encourage visits to the school over half term.  Therefore, please email and the PA to the Headteacher will arrange for the Headteacher to provide a tour of the school.

To apply please click on the ‘How to apply’ link, complete the Quick Apply Application and upload your CV.

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Closing Date for applications is midday on Wednesday 24 February 2021

Interviews to be conducted during the week commencing 1 March 2021

The King Edmund School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment and undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our Safer Recruitment & Selection Procedures.

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