Assistant Headteacher, Wallsend

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Churchill Community CollegeWallsend

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale L12-16
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and inspirational Assistant Headteacher to lead evidence based teaching and learning strategies to close achievement gaps. We are looking for someone who will earn the respect of our talented staff through her or his professionalism, hard work, talent and enthusiasm. 

The successful candidate will

  • Evidence knowledge and a strategic grasp of teaching and learning to drive forward evidence based strategies in the classroom to maximise the achievement of all student groups.
  • Evidence strong and strategic middle leadership and management skills.
  • Be a strategic thinker who can develop and implement a strong vision that will ensure all student groups achieve their full potential.
  • Have a proven ability to implement change and can lead a cultural shift relating to evidence based strategies that close achievement gaps.
  • Have a strong record of raising achievement with different groups of students.

Churchill is a school where we believe the education of every child is of equal value and that ethos informs all our work. It is, and will remain, a fully inclusive school where the highest quality provision for, and exceptional care of, all students are our driving forces. Our staff are dedicated, very hard-working and believe that what we do is vital to improving the life-chances of the young people in the community that we serve. We expect that dedication and commitment from all staff. Challenge and accountability are central to what we do but nurturing good relationships and treating people decently are important to us too. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Leadership Team. In May 2014, Ofsted graded every aspect of Churchill Community College as ‘outstanding.’ In addition, we are Teaching School lead for the Great North Maths Hub, our Executive Headteacher is a National Leader of Education, and in January 2018, we were awarded a SSIF bid of over £400,000 to support the development of oracy and literacy skills in schools north of the Tyne.  

The college enjoys a reputation for excellent, dynamic teaching and learning. Achievement is strong and the post offers a superb opportunity for an energetic creative leader with excellent skills to develop further within a positive and supportive environment. 

The closing date is 9.30am on Tuesday 27th March 2018; previous applicants need not apply. Job packs are available to download from our website Completed applications should be returned to Heather Bell, Headteacher’s PA, via email:  or by post:

Churchill Community College

Churchill Street


Tyne and Wear

NE28 7TN

Churchill Community College is committed to the safety and protection of its pupils.

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More about Churchill Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Churchill Street, Wallsend, Tyne And Wear, NE28 7TN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 2347200
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