Assistant Headteacher, Tower Hamlets

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Swanlea SchoolTower Hamlets

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Start date: Required from January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership L18-22 (£67,304-£73,464)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Swanlea School is a large, vibrant and thriving secondary school in the centre of London. With approximately 1000 students on roll and a further 200+ at KS5, staff at Swanlea work alongside outstanding colleagues to achieve outstanding student outcomes. 

In July 2013, OFSTED graded Swanlea as outstanding in all categories for the second time. In July 2015, we were awarded Teaching School status as part of our journey to achieving excellence and we continue to strive to deliver outstanding outcomes across all key stages and subject areas. We are committed to the continuous professional learning of all staff and the successful candidate will receive first class training and development as both a teacher and as a member of the Senior Leadership Team. 

This position would suit an existing, ambitious and successful middle leader who is looking for their first step into senior leadership. 

As you would expect, we are looking for the best. A good honours degree and qualified teacher status are essential. Naturally, you should be an outstanding teacher and have the potential to become an outstanding senior leader. 

You will be able to demonstrate unwavering commitment to raising student progress and standards. Like us, you believe that social disadvantage is no barrier to achievement and that every student can share in the joy of education. Most importantly, you will possess integrity, good humour and moral purpose. 

To apply, please send your completed application form to: rgavens.211@swanlea.co.uk

Closing date: 9.00am on Thursday, 28th Sept 2017. 

Interview date: w/c Monday, 2nd October 2017.

Swanlea School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and references.

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 31 Brady Street, Whitechapel, London, E1 5DJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7375 3267
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Swanlea School is a large, vibrant and thriving secondary school in the centre of London. With approximately 1000 students on roll and a further 210 at KS5, staff at Swanlea work alongside outstanding colleagues to achieve outstanding student outcome...