Assistant Headteacher - Subject Leader English, Kent

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The Sittingbourne Community CollegeKent

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Start date: July or September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale
Contract term: Permanent

Assistant Headteacher – Subject Leader English

Leadership Scale 5 (Range 11 -15)   £51,234 to £56,434

Full time - Permanent

Required for July or September 2019

Sittingbourne Community College is looking for a vibrant and motivated leader to manage a strong team of dynamic and committed staff. 

From the moment you enter our school, the feeling of passion and drive is palpable. We are incredibly well resourced, with quality first teaching, small class sizes and high quality curriculum resources as standard.  

Our school is a ‘Good’ school, striving to be ‘Outstanding.’  This is an exciting time to join our team as we embark upon a new school vision in which the successful candidate will play a key role.

We are looking for someone who can build, with enthusiasm and commitment, on the successful foundations which have already been established. The English Department is a fantastic team of collaborators, striving to ensure our students flourish both academically and personally. 

Candidates must have excellent classroom practice, a track record of strong results and the ability to foster positive relationships with our greatest asset, our students. We want teachers to apply who are passionate about their own learning and growth, alongside having a keen interest in leading and developing others, staff and students alike. 

Ofsted – ‘Teachers have high expectations of their pupils and expect all pupils to give of their best.’

Contact details:  Interested applicants are welcome to contact Emma Rannard for an informal discussion regarding the post

Application packs available online Kent Teach or emailed to
Please note – we cannot accept CVs without an application form.

Closing date:   22nd March 2019 at 12 noon

Interviews:  tbc

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Trust Principal:                            Mr J Whitcombe MA
Executive Headteacher:      Mr S Murphy
Headteacher:                              Ms Y Peden

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More about The Sittingbourne Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Swanstree Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1795 472449