Assistant Headteacher for Early years Foundation stage, Year 1 and Behaviour Lead – ages 3-11
Start date: January 2021- August 2021 (The current post holder is taking a sabbatical)
Salary: L13-L17 (£58,465-£64,155)
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and knowledgeable foundation stage manager who is immersed in Early Years education, pedagogy and policy. The experienced candidate will be an excellent Early Years practitioner who will be able to share their knowledge and enthusiasm for learning in our EYFS phase to secure strong outcomes for all pupils. You will joining a committed team of staff and have the opportunity to innovate our Early Years phase of learning. The position is open to experienced managers or emerging leaders who have an Early Years specialism and wish to make significant impact to the learning of our children. This role carries an additional whole school responsibility, leading on behaviour ages 3-11.
Applicants are encouraged to arrange a visit to the school, where we will organise for you to see the school safely.
The successful candidate:
. will be a successful manager or emerging leader who is able to demonstrate outstanding classroom teaching.
. will have experience of working within EYFS and will be able to demonstrate where they have had significant positive impact upon pupil outcomes
. will develop transitional links with KS1
. will be supportive and contribute to the development of our all-through curriculum
The Assistant Head is a leading professional in the school, who should be able to support the Headteacher and Deputy Headteachers in all aspects of management, control and discipline of the school. Working with the Headteacher and Deputy Heads, the Assistant Head provides vision, leadership and direction for the school and ensures that it is managed and organised to meet its aims and targets. By the very nature of the post he/she shares in the responsibility for the continuous improvement in the quality of education: for raising standards' efficiently and effectively used to achieve the school's aims and objectives. The Assistant Head is responsible for creating a productive, disciplined learning environment and for day to day management. They will be accountable to the Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher. This role carries an additional whole school responsibility, leading on behaviour ages 3-11.
Buxton opens doors for our community. We are an honest, kind family of learners, inspiring ambition for our pupils’ futures. Together with parents, we will enable every pupil to fulfil their potential. We provide a secure and caring environment where we strive to ensure that every pupil will develop a sense of pride, enjoyment and ownership in their school.
We have a carefully differentiated CPD programme that is constantly striving to improve the classroom experience for children and teachers. Staff are encouraged to pursue higher learning through: NPQML, NPQH, degree courses, MAs and Doctorates. When you join our community, you will enjoy many other benefits including:
- Staff wellbeing consideration- a longer working week Monday to Friday afternoon
- Teaching timetable that reflects the significance of the role
- Access to the staff car park
- Childcare vouchers
- Cycle to Work scheme
- A confidential counselling, help and information service available free of charge 24 hours a day, every day of the year
- Tech scheme
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For further information about the school, please visit www.buxtonschool.org.uk
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Please note, CVs will not be accepted.
Closing date: Tuesday 3rd November 2020