Assistant Headteacher, Shepperton, Surrey

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Thamesmead SchoolShepperton, Surrey

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: FRINGE L12 - L16 £52,207 - £57,590 pa
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you an inspirational and innovative leader driven to secure excellence in learning? Do you want to join a friendly and supportive community working hard to ensure our students develop their full learning potential?

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented leader to join the Senior Leadership Team at Thamesmead School.

The role would suit a creative and forward thinking individual who has a proven track record of delivering sustained change in a middle or senior leadership role. You will be passionate about learning and relish the challenge of working with young people to help them flourish. You will seek out opportunities for our ‘Good’ school to build upon strong foundations and become even better, with the ability to plan strategically and commitment to realising continued improvement for the students and staff of Thamesmead School. 

We are looking to recruit someone with the potential to be an exceptional senior leader who will complement our dynamic senior leadership team, rather than to fill a pre-determined role. Therefore, specific responsibilities will be determined on appointment but applications from candidates who can offer strengths in some of the following areas will be welcomed:

· learning and teaching

· continued professional development

· coaching

· appraisal processes

· assessment

· recording and reporting of pupil progress

· staff welfare

· the progress of disadvantaged students

· enrichment and extension

· rewards and praise

· development of numeracy

· developing the use of ICT for learning

· e-safety

For an informal talk about the role and department or to arrange to visit the department please contact HR by email or phone 01932 219 448.      

Closing date for applications is 9am on 21st February 2018.

Thamesmead School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to demonstrably share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

THAMESMEAD SCHOOL,Manygate Lane, Shepperton, Middlesex, TW17 9EE
  11 – 16 Mixed comprehensive
  1017 Students on roll 

We reserve the right to appoint before the closing date for an outstanding candidate.  

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More about Thamesmead School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Manygate Lane, Shepperton, Middlesex, TW17 9EE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1932 219 400
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Our History & Ethos 

Thamesmead School is a secondary academy school for students aged 11- 16 and is located in Shepperton, Surrey. As a heavily over-subscribed school (over 700 applications for our 210 places in year 7 this year) most of ou...