Assistant Headteacher

Croydon, Surrey
Date Posted:29 Mar 2019

Assistant Headteacher

Croydon, Surrey
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Tradewind are recruiting! Are you an aspiring Senior Leader looking to help make a difference to the lives of young people? We would like to hear from experienced or aspiring Assistant Headteachers.

This inclusive school in the borough of Croydon, South London, are currently looking for an Assistant Headteacher to join and support their dedicated senior leadership team. The position is starting ASAP (or September) and is paying an annual salary of up to £53,372 depending on experience.

This Primary Academy is a vibrant, two-form entry primary school located in Croydon and is part of a larger Education Trust. There have been many positive changes made to the Academy since academisation in 2016. In January 2019 the Academy was graded 'Good', Ofsted recognised staff have high expectations, pupils respond well, they have strong relationships with their teachers and are aspirational for their futures. They believe that every child is different and that everyone deserves the opportunity to be happy, secure and successful. The academy is surrounded by large grounds and benefits from a spacious and attractive site with a good deal of green space, which enables them to take learning outside, including Forest School sessions.

The school is close to East Croydon station but can also be accessed easily by bus or car.

The Headteacher is keen to recruit an Assistant Headteacher.

The Assistant Headteacher must:
*hold QTS or equivalent
*be an excellent teacher with very high expectations of what can be achieved
*have vision, passion and a proven record in school improvement
*be able to lead by example whilst motivating and developing staff
*understand how children learn best and have good behaviour management skills
*have high principles and expectations of achievement in behaviour
*have experience and understanding of EYFS/KS1/KS2

By joining this school as an Assistant Headteacher, they can offer you:
*A competitive salary
*A supportive Senior Leadership team
*A range of training and mentoring opportunities available
*Opportunities for further progression within the academy and trust
*Excellent on and off-site facilities and teaching resources

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:
*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your 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 up to *£100
*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
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be successful in applying you must:
*Hold QTS status or equivalent teaching qualifications
*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Your CV must include full details of Education and work history, any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this Assistant Headteacher opportunity. Or for more information about the role, contact Stuart Lovelock at Tradewind on 020 7845 5450 /

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

No terminology in the above advertisement is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Tradewind Recruitment is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer and accepts applications from all sections of the community.

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