Assistant Headteacher: Wider Curriculum and Achievement
Start date: September 2020 (Easter start may be considered)
Salary: L10 – L14 (£51311 - £56579)
Are you somebody who loves a challenge?
Are you somebody who is committed to developing opportunities for all young people regardless of their background?
Are you somebody who is ready to join a student centred, committed and ambitious Senior Leadership Team in an exceptional Catholic High School?
Cardinal Heenan ‘is a harmonious community where students from a range of different backgrounds get on well together, are respectful of each other and of adults’ and work hard. Our students make very good academic progress as they move through the school and every student is challenged to be the best possible version of themselves every single day.
We are a truly comprehensive school and firmly believe that every member of our school community has something unique to offer our school. We are incredibly proud of our relationships with; our local community, our Catholic Primary schools, our families and our colleagues and friends in the diverse Leeds community that we serve, within the Diocese of Leeds. While our Catholic ethos sets us apart from other schools we welcome staff and pupils from all backgrounds and faiths.
In February 2018 Ofsted judged the school to be ‘Good’ and we are currently searching for a committed and talented colleague who wishes to join us on our journey to ‘Outstanding’. We are not looking for average - our children are outstanding and they deserve the best.
You will be:
- An experienced senior/middle leader with a proven track record of improving student outcomes and learning experiences
- Experienced in systems, strategic planning and use of data
- Able to inspire and enthuse students, staff and the community
- A professional with drive, energy, determination and an aspiration to make a difference.
We can offer:
- The opportunity to join our leadership team at a very strong and improving school
- The chance to drive improvement alongside a talented and committed staff
- A delightful student community
- Strong support from the Headteacher, leadership team and governing body.
Potential applicants are particularly welcome to visit the school and meet members of the Senior Leadership Team. We will be available on Wednesday 29th January at 2:45pm and again on Monday 3rd February at 4pm. Please contact Mrs. A Fieldhouse, firstname.lastname@example.org to book a place at one of these sessions.
Please visit our school website for more details about our school and to download the applicant pack, including our CES application form. If you have any further questions or need any assistance, please contact Mrs. A Fieldhouse
Appointments made are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.
Closing date: Friday 7 February 2020
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, hence all appointments made are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.