Assistant Headteacher, Sheffield

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Silverdale SchoolSheffield

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £51,639 to £57,077
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Silverdale School is an extremely popular and high-achieving 11-18 comprehensive in the south west of Sheffield and is the founding school of Chorus Education Trust. The school is rated as ‘Outstanding’ (Ofsted 2014) and recently achieved the best A-level results of any state school in Sheffield. At its heart is one of the country’s largest Teaching Schools, the Sheffield Teaching School Alliance. Silverdale moved into a brand new building in January 2009 with a full complement of facilities. 

Silverdale School is part of Chorus Education Trust, and as such all appointees may be required to work at any Trust site in the future.

Full time, Permanent Assistant Headteacher x 2 

Required September 2018  L12-L16 

We are seeking two Assistant Headteachers to take on one of the following areas of responsibility:

 • Teaching and Learning; or

 • Student Achievement and Engagement  

Can you help ensure that Silverdale builds on its outstanding status? 

Are you committed to providing an inclusive, top quality education that inspires students of all backgrounds and abilities? 

Are you a team player who thrives on challenge? 

Do you want to contribute to the strategic direction of not just a school, but also a Trust and a Teaching School? 

Benefits include: 

• CPD support from one of the largest Teaching Schools, the Sheffield Teaching School Alliance, throughout your career. 

• Opportunities to develop skills and experience as part of a growing, local Trust.

 There will be no need to go elsewhere – your career will flourish with us.  

From our staff: "This is a wonderful place to work, with a lively and exciting mix of students and staff. Students thrive in the creative, academic atmosphere and are prepared to work hard and rise to the challenge���. 

"It is a fantastic place to work, as staff are supportive and welcoming. Teachers here regularly give up their time to help others and give advice about teaching. It is also a pleasure to work with students who are highly aspirational and eager to learn."

Closing date for applications: 23:59 on Sunday 25 March 2018

Interviews to be held: Tuesday 17 & Wednesday 18 April 2018 

Potential candidates are welcome to visit the school and be given a tour by our students. 

Completed application forms to be sent to Carly Braid in HR at:

Please note that CVs or Sheffield City Council applications will not be accepted. 

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure & Barring check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.

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More about Silverdale School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Bents Crescent, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 9QH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 114 2369991
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