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Assistant Headteacher

The Beacon School
Banstead, Surrey
Contract Type
Full Time
GLF Leadership Scale
Start Date
28th March 2024
16th April 2024 12:00 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
28th March 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1412718

We have a vacancy for an Assistant Headteacher to join our leadership team at The Beacon School. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the strategic leadership and development of our school.

Your opportunity

As an experienced middle or senior leader, you will work collaboratively as part of the Senior Management team in supporting the school to achieve its operational and strategic aims to drive it forward on its continuous journey of improvement, ensuring our students have access to high-quality teaching and learning opportunities. The Assistant Headteacher plays a pivotal role in empowering students to achieve their full potential and make a positive impact in our community.

What we are looking for

Working as part of the Senior Management team you will be an excellent practitioner with a proven track record of driving forward change, leading and inspiring people to deliver to a high standard. With strong leadership abilities, you will demonstrate resilience, tenacity and integrity combined with a focus on continuous improvement to secure positive outcomes for students and the school community.

About The Beacon School

The Beacon School is part of the thriving GLF Schools Multi-Academy Trust. We proudly serve our local community, our core purpose is to strive for exceptional student progress and well-being. Our teaching staff are well-supported in developing an outstanding curriculum alongside a broad range of enrichment and extra-curricular opportunities.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

● A growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils

● Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness

● 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England

● We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity

● Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

● Access to our highly competitive Teachers Pension Scheme

● Flexible working options

● Generous holiday allowance

● Work life and family friendly policies

● Employee wellbeing initiatives

● Access to a staff benefits portal

● Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details

Start Date: 1st September 2024

Pay Scale: GLF Leadership Scale 14- 18

Contract type: Permanent

Closing Date: 12 noon on the 16th April 2024

Interview date: To be confirmed


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

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