Assistant Headteacher – Full Time – Ipswich


Are you an experienced deputy or assistant Headteacher available immediately or imminently?

Do you want to work as part of strong senior leadership team and help improve pupil outcomes?

My client school, a popular and well-run Primary school are seeking a temporary Deputy or Assistant Headteacher to start as soon as possible, likely for at least the rest of the school year.

Some of the desirable skills that my client are seeking include:

Lead design and development of the curriculum. In addition, ensure that innovative approaches are used to enable children to make outstanding progress

Able to model assessment tools and support others in the effective use of pupil progress data to optimise learning for all children

Be a pillar of support to the Headteacher by taking ownership of some of the management and leadership of the school

Be a strong practitioner and provide cover teaching if required.

Organise timetables and day-to-day rotas and ensure that they are implemented

Cover the Headteacher in their absence

To support the DSL and maintain a collective responsibility, and an individual commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and recruitment of staff

Assist in the management of staff and resources to in line with school policy

Work as part of a team with colleagues in the implementation of the School Improvement Plan

To be an active member of the Senior Leadership Team

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:
Full interview preparation and assistance – so you’re fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success.
Help with lesson planning – our support doesn’t stop once we’ve secured you a placement
Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability.
Training and development more than any other agency – which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That’s 18 more than our next nearest competitor.
Great referral scheme – recommend a friend and earn a generous bonus.
Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

If you’re looking to gain further experience in your supply teaching career or if you’re new to supply and would like further information on how we can assist you in this exciting new stage of your career, please contact Gary on (phone number removed) (option 1) or apply to this advert today

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Job Type: Contract, Temporary

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk

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