Assistant Headteacher

Permanent Contract - Leadership Scale L12 - 16

Closing Date: Tuesday 27th February 2018 at 12.30pm

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and inspirational Assistant Headteacher to lead our pupil premium work across the college. We are looking for someone who will earn the respect of our talented staff through her or his professionalism, hard work, talent and enthusiasm. 
The successful candidate will

  • Evidence knowledge and a strategic grasp of teaching and learning to drive forward evidence based strategies in the classroom to maximise the achievement of disadvantaged students
  • Evidence strong and strategic middle leadership and management skills.
  • Be a strategic thinker who can develop and implement  a strong vision that will ensure disadvantaged students achieve their full potential
  • Have a proven ability to implement change and can lead a cultural shift relating to disadvantaged students
  • Have a strong record of raising achievement with different groups of students and an understanding of pupil premium initiatives

Churchill is a school where we believe the education of every child is of equal value and that ethos informs all our work. It is, and will remain, a fully inclusive school where the highest quality provision for, and exceptional care of, all students are our driving forces. Our staff are dedicated, very hard-working and believe that what we do is vital to improving the life-chances of the young people in the community that we serve.  We expect that dedication and commitment from all staff. Challenge and accountability are central to what we do but nurturing good relationships and treating people decently are important to us too.



Ofsted Said:

Churchill Community College is an OUTSTANDING provider of education to young people and prepares them extremely well for their future. '

' All groups of students make OUTSTANDING progress and leave Year 11 with GCSE results well above those found nationally.'

' Teachers have high expectations throughout the college and aspire for their students to do well
in everything they do; setting challenging targets and building strong relationships that allow
students to respond well. '

' The college is determined that its teachers are the very best in what they do and the depth and spread of professional development on offer to staff is extremely high. Teachers respond well to this and work hard to develop their skills. '

' Students are mature and confident learners because they know that staff want the best for them. They are confident about the skills and knowledge of teachers so that they are happy to engage and learn from them.'

' Students are extremely safe in the college and their behaviour is OUTSTANDING. Their attitudes to learning are very high. Students overwhelmingly say they feel safe and tell inspectors that bullying is rare and if it ever happens it is dealt with immediately.

' Governors and senior leaders set themselves extremely high standards. The breadth of experience
and skills of the governing body are wide and they challenge leaders well. '

' The headteacher, head of school, senior leaders and middle leaders all share the vision to provide the best for students and the desire to continue to drive improvement in the quality of teaching and student achievement.'


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How to Apply
If you require any further details regarding this post or have difficulty downloading the application pack please contact Heather Bell - PA to the Headteacher

E-mail:, Telephone: 0191 234 7200, Post: Churchill Community College, Churchill Street, Wallsend, Tyne & Wear, NE28 7TN

Employer Information:

Churchill Community College is a Secondary School in North Tyneside, with 834 students aged between 11-18. The Headteacher is Mr David Baldwin, the Head of School is Miss Elaine Riley and the Chair of Governors is Mrs tracey Booth.