Queens Road Academy

Job Title: Assistant Headteacher
Date: Position starts September 2022
Salary: L2 – L8 (£43,252 – £50,152)
Location: Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Contract type: Full time 32.4hrs
Contract term: Permanent

St Mary’s Academy Trust is a successful, nine school, multi-Academy Trust where children are at the absolute centre of everything we do.

At Queens Road Academy, we pride ourselves on creating a secure and happy environment for all our children and value the importance of working closely with parents and the local community. Through holistic learning, we deliver an engaging and challenging curriculum and provide our children with memorable experiences, knowing that when they come to leave our school, they leave with a love of learning.

If you are the successful candidate, you will play a significant part in the school’s future success. You will have class-based responsibility, however also time allowing you to continue to develop our curriculum offer for children, innovate and collaborate with colleagues to model, coach and develop best practice in pedagogical approaches and lead on the delivery of continued professional development. You must be highly motivated, determined, and approachable, supporting colleagues with a can-do spirit. Your positivity, creativity and vision should inspire and lead change to ensure successful outcomes.

As part of St Mary’s Academy Trust, you will have opportunities to collaborate with colleagues from the other Trust schools and the central educational team of the Trust, as well as having many opportunities for your own professional development and training.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced or aspiring senior leader seeking to take the next step in their career.

To appreciate all that we have to offer, visits are warmly welcomed and actively encouraged. If you would like to arrange a visit to the school, please speak with our Headteacher, Simon Kaufman, on 01226 737010.
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Completed application forms should be returned by e-mail, with the subject line including the school name and job title, to – recruitment@smat.org.uk no later than Tuesday 7th June 2022 at 12noon

This post is covered by the Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006 and 2018 regulations. The preferred candidate for this post will therefore be required to complete a self-disclosure form in addition to an enhanced DBS check.
Please note for this post you will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
St Mary’s Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and expects all staff / volunteers to share this commitment.
St Mary’s Academy Trust welcomes applications from all genders and is committed to equal opportunities. Any personal data collated will only be used for the purpose for which it is intended i.e. the selection process and where required to carry out pre-employment checks, your data will be shared only with the recruitment panel, the data will be stored securely. If you are the successful candidate, your data will form part of your personal file. If you are unsuccessful your data will be retained and destroyed securely in 6 months