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Assistant Headteacher

Are you an aspirational Senior Leader looking for a new challenge?

Do you have a proven track record as an outstanding classroom practitioner?

Would you like to make a difference in a school with a strong and inclusive learning culture?

Leadership Scale L10 – L14 (£51,041pa – £56,169pa, Fringe area)

Required for January 2020 we are looking to appoint an exceptional, enthusiastic and dedicated professional, with drive and ambition, to join an experienced and effective leadership team.

The ideal candidate will play a full senior leadership role within the school with a particular whole school responsibility as SENDCo as well as overseeing the pastoral care in the school, working alongside a very experienced and cohesive pastoral team. The position provides an exciting opportunity in a school which is committed to high quality teaching and learning and student success. As an outstanding leader who has high aspirations, energy and commitment to work with the staff and students at our school you will play a key role as we move to the next stage in our development to achieve even greater success.

Bushey Meads School has the ambition to become a centre of excellence with the capacity to be able to offer expertise and support to schools across our growing Multi Academy Trust, currently consisting of three schools, Bushey Meads School, Little Reddings Primary School and Hartsbourne Primary School.  We want to develop, recruit and retain the highest calibre of staff who can work effectively to secure excellent progress for all our students.

Bushey Meads School is a great place to work and is ranked within the top 10 most popular schools in Hertfordshire (School Guru) with its popularity still rising.  We have strong links with both local primary schools where good practice and ideas are shared across the Trust.  Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by and local bus routes are only a short walk.

Heavily subsidised childcare is offered as a package with all posts within the Trust.  For more information about our BSJT Little Gems Day Care Nursery please contact Rachael Coombs, BSJT Business Manager, through the HR Team on 020 8955 8833.

If you are interested in applying for this full time position, please send in a completed application form along with a covering letter, addressed to Mr J Turner, Executive Principal.  Your completed application form and letter should be returned to the school by post or by email to: [email protected] by the deadline.  Please note that CV’s and late applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date for applications:    Monday 24th June 2019 (midday)

Interviews:         Thursday 27th June 2019

Successful candidates will be asked to return for a second day on:           Friday 28th June 2019

We are committed to safeguarding children and young people.  We adhere to stringent recruitment procedures and all post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Application Form

Covering letter for prospective candidate

Job Description

Person specification

Information for candidates

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