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Alde Valley Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a DBS clearance and appropriate pre-employment checks.
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Assistant Headteacher, Pastoral, Safeguarding and Attendance

posted 1 Sep 2020, 08:09 by Liz Pattinson

Assistant Headteacher, Pastoral, Safeguarding and Attendance
Salary Range: L10 (£51,311) to L14 (£56,579)
Full time
Required from January 2021

We are looking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher to join our existing Senior Leadership Team with a specific role to lead and manage the Pastoral Team to ensure the well-being and positive behaviour of students in Years 7 to 11. 

The Assistant Headteacher will also undertake the role of Designated Lead for Safeguarding at a strategic level within the school and will report to the Headteacher.

Our new Assistant Headteacher can be assured that they will be joining an exceptional, supportive team of professionals within the Academy and as part of Waveney Valley Academies Trust. Whether you are already in a similar role and looking for a new challenge, or if you are now at the stage of your career where becoming an Assistant Headteacher is the next step for you, this is a truly fantastic opportunity to realise your aspirations and vision.

Alde Valley Academy is a secondary school located in Leiston, Suffolk and was rated ‘GOOD’ by OFSTED (2017). It prides itself on nurturing, motivating and encouraging all its staff and pupils to be the best they can be. Alde Valley Academy’s ethos is founded on a set of key principles which inspire and are evident in all the academy does:
  • A culture of high aspirations, high achievement and success for all
  • Respect for others and self, with all people feeling valued
  • A secure and healthy environment which is at the heart of the community
Alde Valley Academy and WVAT are committed to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and training. The culture is one of equality and fairness built on relationships developed out of mutual trust and respect. 

An application form must be completed in full to apply for this position.
Please return completed application forms to: 

If you have any questions or would like to arrange a visit to the academy please contact Liz Pattinson on:  01728 830570

Closing date: Friday 2nd October 2020 10am
Interview date: Week beginning Monday 12th October 2020

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  

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