Would you like to join a school where people are valued, thrive and make positive contributions?
We are seeking to appoint an exceptional Assistant Headteacher from September 2023 to work 3 days a week on a job share basis in our school. You will have a passion for developing teaching and learning with a focus on improving the classroom experience and the knowledge and skills to lead on career professional development and training programmes. You will be joining a highly supportive Senior Leadership Team who work collaboratively together and with our excellent team of Middle Leaders to continuously improve the student experience in our school.
The successful candidate will work with their job share partner to lead and manage the school’s training and professional development activities and processes, including Initial teacher Training. You will have:
- a proven track record of leading and managing a team to raise attainment and examination results at Key Stage 4 and key Stage 5
- a track record of outstanding teaching across Key Stage 3 to 5
- the knowledge and skills to lead on career professional development and training programmes
- significant relevant experience of contributing to whole school issues
- proven ability and enthusiasm to motivate students and staff
- the ability to raise expectations and aspirations of students of all abilities
- an understanding of effective strategies for urban schools.
Prendergast School is an Outstanding 11-16 Girls School with a mixed 6th Form and benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools. It is one of the most successful schools in Lewisham. Awarded its third Outstanding OFSTED grading in a row in November 2013, the school has been leading girls’ education in Lewisham for over 125 years. The school currently holds the NACE Award, the Wellbeing Award and the Gold Artsmark Award.
The school is part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools; you will have the opportunity to work with forward thinking school leadership and Federation teams, and access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation. The Federation supports school leaders in obtaining the NPQSL and NPQH.
Visits to the school are welcome please contact Rose Wilson, PA to Headteacher to arrange via email email@example.com or telephone 020 8690 3710 ext: 3002.
Interviews: 22 and 23 March 2023
Please note CVs are not accepted.
We are dedicated to creating a work environment that our colleagues can enjoy, our students can benefit from, and where work complements life. For this reason, we encourage everyone to discuss with us their flexible working requirements during the recruitment process so that we can find the best working solution for them and their role.
The Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.