Assistant Headteacher

Strood, Rochester
L12 – L16
10 Jan 2022
24 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

The Governors at Abbey Court School are seeking to appoint an

Assistant Headteacher

L12 – L16

We are looking for a dynamic and forward thinking individual, who has the
passion, commitment and drive to maintain the school’s outstanding status.
The ideal candidate will be an effective decision maker who can enthuse
parents and staff, as well as having an ability to engage the wider
community. Flexibility, the ability to respond to daily events and effective
prioritisation are essential requirements. The successful candidate will work
in partnership with the Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher, and will have
responsibility to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of staff development policy.

In return, the school can offer: happy children who respond well to
challenge, an exciting, enquiry based approach to teaching and learning,
a commitment to continuous professional development, which promotes
and encourages further Leadership development and freedom to develop the role further.

Abbey Court School delivers a full curriculum to pupils with Severe, and
Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties between the ages of 3 to 19. The
school is split and currently based at two Strood sites, 1 mile apart. The school has a farm in the grounds of the primary site.

We are fully committed to safeguarding and protecting the children at Abbey
Court School. All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process which
includes enhanced criminal records and barring checks, scrutiny of
employment history, robust referencing and other vetting checks.
Our safeguarding system is underpinned by a range of policies and
procedures, which encourage and promote safe working practices across
the school. On joining, you will be required to undergo continuous
professional development to maintain safe working practice and safeguard our children and young people.

Please apply for this position via the Jobs Go Public website,

Closing Date: Monday 24th January 2022 at 9am
Interviews: During the week of 7th February 2022

If you have any queries please contact us at Abbey Court School, Rede Court

Road, Strood, Kent, ME2 3SP or on 01634 338220

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