Assistant Headteacher - Outcomes and Assessment, Hastings and St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex

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St. Leonards CEP AcademyHastings and St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership 2 - 6 £40,360 -£44,544
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


If you would you like to work in a school described by Ofsted in January 2018 by the following statements:

‘Everyone at St Leonards is valued and their unique qualities celebrated. Positive and harmonious relationships are the norm and there is a tangible sense of belonging.’

‘Pupils enjoy coming to school and speak with pride about their school and personal achievements.’

‘Morale at the school is high.’

‘Staff who fully support the drive for improvement.’

‘The headteacher is ably supported by other senior leaders, who together form a strong team.’

Then read on.

In this entirely new post we are seeking an exciting or aspiring leader to play an integral role in helping us on our journey to becoming a sustainably outstanding school by:

Ensuring our assessment is accurate and productive

Being innovative in supporting pupils and staff meet their potential

Working closely with the Core SLT to deliver excellent outcomes for our  pupils

Making a positive contribution to the wider life and well-being of the academy

Working within the Christian ethos of the academy

We are very clear that the successful candidate will have a very sharp focus on outcomes and therefore will not have whole class teaching responsibility. Equally, we are clear that the successful candidate will possess the confidence and capacity to take on a range of senior roles as part of their leadership responsibilities.

Situated in the coastal town of St Leonards, we are a Church of England mixed academy and part of the Diocese of Chichester Academy Trust’s (DCAT) family of four schools in the area. 

If you would like to speak to the headteacher or arrange a visit, please contact Amanda Thomas, Office Manager on 01424 422950 or by email 

For information about the Diocese of Chichester Academy Trust, please visit Full details and an application form can be found on the DCAT website 

Completed applications should be sent to Amanda Thomas, by 12noon on 9th March 2018.

Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday 13th March. 

Observations in successful candidates school will take place on either 15th or 16th March

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 21st March

St. Leonard's Church of England Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to preventing extremism. St Leonard's CE Primary Academy expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. St Leonards CE Primary Academy is an equal opportunities employer.

We do not accept CV’s by way of application.   

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More about St. Leonards CEP Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Collinswood Drive, St. Leonards on Sea, East Sussex, TN38 0NX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1424 422950