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Assistant Headteacher – Quality Education : Curriculum

Published on 12th September 2019



Closing Date

Noon - 26th September 2019

Salary Information

L12-L16


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 Status

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.

The key leadership responsibilities are:

Ensuring that data is effectively used to support student progress and that curriculum and quality improvement strategies underpin the development of the whole child.

The 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 7 & 8 October 2019

Job Starts: January 2020



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: recruitment@fernwoodschool.org.uk

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 | admin@fernwoodschool.org.uk
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