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Assistant Headteacher – Pupil Premium and KS4 Student Welfare

Published on 10th January 2019

Closing Date

Noon - 28th January 2019

Salary Information


Fernwood is an 11-16 School enjoying an excellent reputation for high
standards of achievement and behaviour.  
We offer a school with:

  • An ethos of ‘High
    Achievement with Care and Discipline for All’
  • A teaching
    profession that is dedicated, innovative and talented
  • A teaching
    profession that is treated with respect and afforded autonomy in the classroom
  • A wonderful group
    of students who behave well and have high aspirations
  • A strong Progress
    8 score
  • Staff and
    Governors that are professional and enjoy working together for the benefit of
    the young people we serve
  • An Ofsted
    outstanding judgement
  • Leading Edge

The Governors and Staff are committed to
continuous improvement and welcome applications from candidates with drive and
determination who are able to challenge and inspire students of all abilities
and from all backgrounds.

key leadership responsibilities are:

  • Improving academic outcomes for Pupil Premium students
  • The academic and pastoral welfare of Key Stage 4 students (Year 10 and 11)

Leadership Team are harmonious and debate is rigorous. Teaching and support
staff are a pleasure to work with. Specific roles, responsibilities, person
specification, together with the opportunity to visit the school prior to
application, can be found on the school website.

Interviews: Provisionally the 12th and 13th of February 2019

Start date: 23 April 2019

How to Apply

Application forms and further details are available to the right under supporting documents. Please note: the Application Form is in Word 97-2003 format (.doc). Please return your completed application form, together with your letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4) to the Head Teacher’s PA, Mrs C Smith, by post or by email to:

The Fernwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring) check.

Head Teacher – Mr P Burke
The Fernwood School, Goodwood Road, Wollaton, Nottingham, NG8 2FT
0115 9286 326 |
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