Assistant Headteacher, Staffordshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Stafford Manor High SchoolStaffordshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher with imagination and energy to join our School commencing September 2020. This new post has arisen due to the recent growth of the school and provides the opportunity to join a dynamic and innovative leadership team that continually strives to provide the very best education for every single student. The successful candidate will have a clear focus on being a champion for pupils with SEN or a disability, and those from vulnerable groups to support our vision of ‘inspiring lifelong learning’.

About You

This is a fantastic opportunity for an existing senior leader or a well-qualified middle leader who is aspiring to leadership at the highest level. You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of every individual student. Your strong leadership and ability to provide effective support to colleagues will assist Stafford Manor High School in its relentless pursuit in helping pupils achieve their ambitions. In addition to your whole school role, you will be an excellent classroom practitioner with a proven track record of success. You will be a focused and resilient individual with high levels of integrity, a commitment to effective teamwork and a strong vision for the school.

About Us

Stafford Manor High School is an 11-18 school rooted in the community where the pupils are at the heart of everything we do. We enjoy the benefits of being a small but growing school with talented students. Staff have energy, passion and determination and are all committed to providing a personalised approach for every young person.

We want our students to become stand out individuals and examination success over the last three years show the best results in 20 years. We are passionate that students live personally and socially fulfilling lives, nurtured by the calm ethos of the school, which is built on high expectations, strong relationships and respect for each other. This enables individuals to become more resilient and self-confident. Our students are beautiful, polite, smart, ambitious and enthusiastic. In the words of our staff: "students are kind, honest and courageous. They approach the world with a profound sense of integrity and responsibility". Ofsted inspected us in January 2018 so please take the time to read our report as it provides an accurate picture of our amazing school.

If you would like to join a school that makes a difference then Stafford Manor High School is for you. We have high expectations but also a ‘common sense’ approach to workload. We are proud to offer staff ‘bespoke professional learning programmes’ and leaders commit to creating a truly supportive environment where ‘staff morale is a high’. The future at Stafford Manor High School is exciting for staff and students alike. This is a fantastic opportunity to join us on our journey to excellence.

If you would like to visit our school, then please contact Mrs Marshall (Office Manager) on 01785 258383 or email: s.marshall@smhs.staffs.sch.uk. A wealth of information can be found about our school from our website and other online sources. If you wish to make an application, then please submit an application form, and supporting letter of no more than 2 sides of A4, outlining how you feel you can fulfil the requirements of the post and support the leadership of the school to the next stage of its development.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from schools or by visiting www.homeoffice.gov.uk/dbs.

Closing date: Thursday 2nd April 2.00pm



More about Stafford Manor High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Wolverhampton Road, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 9DJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1785 258383
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Stafford Manor High School is distinctive, with polite, friendly and thoughtful students and a staff team who are prepared to 'walk the extra mile' to support each and every individual, with an ambition to succeed.  ​  

Our approach is high...