Assistant Headteacher, GL10 2HA

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Maidenhill SchoolGL10 2HA

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L9 - L13
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher (Student Welfare and Guidance) from September 2018. Maidenhill School is a small, welcoming and inclusive 11-16 school of 555 students. It is just 4 miles from the M5, giving easy access from Cheltenham, Gloucester and beyond. Our mission is ‘creating and achieving a brighter future’ for our students. We are committed to providing the very best education for our young people. We want our students to enjoy their time with us and be ready to move on to further education, training or employment as well-qualified, confident, happy and successful young adults. As a small school, we pride ourselves in knowing our students as individuals and we work hard to enable them to achieve their individual potential. The post arises due to the retirement of our current Assistant Headteacher who has been in post at Maidenhill for the last 6 years. This opening presents an exciting opportunity for an outstanding candidate to join our leadership team and make a significant contribution to the future development of the school.  The ideal person for this post will have:

 • A track record as an outstanding teacher 

• Vision, creativity, energy, drive  and ambition

 • A deep knowledge about teaching and learning

 • An understanding of the complexities of young people

 • A determination to ensure that all students attend and thrive at the school

 • A very good understanding of change management and implementation

 • Experience and success at middle leadership level

 • Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills

 • Total commitment to securing high standards from and through others

 • The ability to lead and inspire colleagues

Maidenhill is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, and volunteers, to share the same commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check. If you are interested in this position, please complete the Maidenhill School application form and return the completed form with a covering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4, font size 12) to explain your philosophy of education, how you would add value to our school and how your skills and experience match the demands of the post. Please illustrate your impact as a leader and a teacher including outcomes linked to school improvement and academic performance (including details of the examination performance for the last two years of your GCSE students with comparative school data). Please send your completed forms and accompanying documents by email to Should you be selected for an interview, you will hear from us before Friday 30th March

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More about Maidenhill School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Kings Road, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 2HA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1453 822469
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