Assistant Headteacher, Hertfordshire

Expiring tomorrow

Verulam SchoolHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership 10-14
Contract term: Permanent

The governors and Headteacher are seeking to appoint a dynamic and innovative leader as Assistant Headteacher at an exciting time in our development.

The specific areas of responsibility will be tailored to the strengths and interests of the successful candidate who will work with the Headteacher and Deputy Heads to deliver continuous school improvement that results in excellent outcomes for students. Our aim is to become an outstanding school within three years.

The successful applicant must have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • A proven track record of raising standards 
  • An excellent understanding of improving outcomes for pupils
  • Experience of leading teams 
  • A good understanding of current educational issues and developments

And be:

  • An outstanding teacher
  • An effective team player and leader
  • A strategic planner and thinker

The Assistant Head will work with the Headteacher, Governors, Senior Leadership team, and our highly committed staff to lead the school into a new era as part of the Alban Academies Trust. The post offers the opportunity for the successful candidate to help the school move to outstanding Ofsted judgements whilst ensuring pupils’ achieve the goal of excellence.

Line Management: The Assistant Head reports to the Headteacher.

Verulam is a high achieving boys’ school with a mixed Sixth Form, which forms part of the highly successful BeauSandVer consortium.

The school has good GCSE and A Level results and achieves good Progress 8 scores.  It was judged to be a Good school by Ofsted in October 2018.

Verulam School is a member of the Alban Academies Trust, together with Sandringham and Ridgeway schools. We work in a multi-academy trust to share best practice, deliver joint training, promote the highest of expectations and raise achievement for all students. Our motto is ‘Educational Excellence for Everyone’. The trust offers significant opportunities for career development of staff at all levels within our organisation.

Verulam School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Informal visits to the school are highly encouraged.  If you wish to have a tour or discussion, please contact Kelly Bonass, Head’s PA, on kelly.bonass@verulam.herts.sch.uk or on 01727 754102 for further details of the post.

The application form is available to download from this advert. Please complete and return to Kelly Bonass.

Closing date: 23rd April 2019
Interviews: Week commencing 29th April 2019



More about Verulam School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Brampton Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 4PR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1727 766100
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Verulam is a high achieving boys’ school with a mixed Sixth Form, which forms part of the highly successful BeauSandVer consortium. Verulam became an academy in August 2011. We continue to pursue our goal of excellence for all.

The school has a wide ...