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Assistant Head Teacher - Alfriston School

  • Location: Beaconsfield
  • Ref: FS06778
  • Closing date: 19 February 2018
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working hours: Full Time

The opportunity

Required To Start September 2018

Leadership Pay Range L12-17 £52,730-£59,485 (London Fringe Area)

About us

Alfriston is an outstanding Special School with Sports College status for girls aged 11-19 with moderate learning difficulties and speech and language and communication difficulties. We currently have 150 girls on roll. We became an Academy on 1st March 2012.  The school has been delivering high quality education since 1950.  All the pupils have a statement of special educational need and are taught in small groups and with additional support.  Our staff are specialist subject teachers and are experienced in working with a range of special needs and abilities. 

Pupils attend Alfriston from all over Buckinghamshire and some neighbouring counties. We also have weekly boarding provision for 20 pupils.

At present there are 50 staff employed at the school working in the teaching, support, residential and administrative teams. We are proud of the excellent standard of education provided at Alfriston.

Please visit our website: www.alfristonschool.com 

About the role

Thank you for showing an interest in the vacancy we have at Alfriston School. I hope after reading this information you feel able to apply for this post. 

We are looking for an Assistant Head Teacher who is passionate about learning, meeting the needs of individuals and supporting the whole child.  You will take a leading role in developing our provision across the school, ensuring that we maintain an innovative, creative and child-centred approach that enables our pupils to achieve beyond their expectations.

About you

It is essential that you have experience of leading teams to improve teaching and learning, are innovative in your approach to curriculum design and have a proven record of successfully influencing and implementing action plans for school improvement.  The ability to inspire and motivate others is also essential. 

We are looking for someone who has drive, initiative and a relentlessly positive attitude.

Other Information

If you would like to join our team and to lead us in our next ventures, we would love to hear from you.

If you require any further information please contact Mrs S Thorkildsen, Office Manager on 01494 673740 or email:  office@alfristonschool.com 

To apply:

Please complete the application form and write a letter of application (preferably in word) addressing each of the points in the person specification. 

Send the completed form and letter of application to the school, to the following email address:  office@alfristonschool.com 

Closing Date: The Closing Date for applications is Monday 19th February 2018 noon

Interview Date: The Interview Date will be week commencing 26th February 2018

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children which will be reflected throughout recruitment.  The selected candidate will be required to provide suitable references and undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before taking up the post.

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