Assistant Headteacher

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is a very successful selective girls’ school with a mixed sixth form. Ofsted judge us to be outstanding and our examination results reflect this. This is a new additional post to reflect, in part, the increase is PAN from September 2023. We are a happy, thriving community, with a long
standing tradition of excellence in all that we do. We have been an Advanced Thinking School since 2015 and since September 2019 we have been designated a Computing Hub by DfE. This is an exciting opportunity to work with our outstanding team in an excellent school.

The successful candidate will be quick thinking, articulate, and a creative leader.

We welcome applications from candidates who can demonstrate:

  • a track record of outstanding teaching
  • a strong academic portfolio
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • a capacity for hard work and commitment to team work
  • calm, good humour and common sense
  • energy, enthusiasm and a commitment to securing excellence in all that you do.

The post offers the opportunity to work with intellectually able young people in a supportive and friendly environment. Staff benefits include strong support for professional development and healthcare scheme.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The post is exempt from section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. The amendments to the ROA 1974 (Exceptions Order 1975, (2013 and 2020)). It is not, therefore, in any way contrary to the Act to reveal any information concerning convictions which would otherwise be considered as “spent” in relation to the applicant’s suitability for employment. Any such information will be kept in strict confidence and only used in consideration of the suitability of the applicant for such a position where such an exemption is appropriate.

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REQUIRED FOR:
January 2023

CONTRACT:
Full-time

SALARY:
L12 – L16

CLOSING DATE:
8am on Monday, 19th September 2022

INTERVIEW DAY 1:
26th September 2022

INTERVIEW DAY 2 for successful candidates:
27th September 2022

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