The Governors of Alderman Knight School are looking to appoint a dedicated, diligent and highly competent Assistant Headteacher for Personal Development, with a passion for improving outcomes for all our pupils and students. This post is part of a new senior team structure for September 2022 and is designed to support the continued growth of the school and ensure its quality of provision continues to be outstanding.
The post holder will be responsible for the effective provision of pupils’ Personal Development, in line with the Ofsted Framework. This will include working with the AHT for Curricular Enrichment and Community Engagement and AHT for Behaviour and Attitudes. As a senior member of the pastoral team, you will provide day-to-day operational support as well as work strategically to continually develop and improve, pastoral processes and systems across the school. As a senior manager, you will also have whole school responsibilities.
Across the school, tutor teams are responsible for the planning and delivery of PSD and managing the EHCP process for their pupils. As AHT for Personal Development, the post holder will lead on PSD and RSE, supporting tutors plan and deliver high quality lessons that are carefully sequenced to ensure the very best progression for individuals in their group. The post holder will have a key role in working with the EHCP administration manager and tutor teams to ensure EHCP reviews are of the highest quality and that resulting EHCPs accurately reflect current need, provision and have clear outcomes leading to focused IEPs that clearly support progression.
It is imperative that you are confident you can fulfil all the duties and responsibilities as highlighted within the job description which of course, is wide ranging. As an aspiring senior leader, you will already have many transferable skills that will support you in this role. It is very important you can demonstrate you are capable and competent to work at a senior level and can quickly become a highly effective and integral part of our senior management team.
If you decide you would like to be considered for this role, please submit an application form through Eteach, along with a covering letter. Within the application form you are asked to complete a Supporting Statement.
Please ensure your statement addresses all the areas requested and gives clear examples of the impact you have had as a senior leader in your educational career. Please refer to the job description and person specification when writing your statement. This is your opportunity to make it clear to us that you could be the Assistant Headteacher we are looking for!
All posts will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Copies of our Safeguarding and Safer Recruitment Policies can be found on the Vacancies page of our website for you to read.
Alderman Knight School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.