Assistant Headteacher

  • Shakespeare Rd, Basingstoke, UK
  • Full-time
  • Service type: MAT School
  • Pay scale: MAT Leader
  • Department: The Austen Academy
  • Pay zone: Leadership Pay Range (LDR)
  • Contractual type: Full time - permanent

Company Description

The Catch22 Multi Academies Trust is the vehicle for our sponsorship of an expanding number of academies focusing on learners who can benefit from small, supportive alternative education provision.

The Austen Academy is a Special Free school which will offer full time education and therapeutic support to 128 children aged 5 to 16 years old with autism / Social communication needs. Pupils will be referred to the school by the local authority as part of their duties to arrange SEN provision.

Job Description

Working with the Headteacher you will complete strategic planning and day to day management of Teaching, Learning and Assessment.

In addition you will act as a member of the Academy’s Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and actively contribute to the overall Leadership and Management of the Academy, including providing a curriculum that inspires learning and enjoyment in a safe environment, promote respect, honesty, communication and teamwork throughout the Academy

As a member of SLT you will actively participate in the daily management of the Academy maintaining a good presence around the Academy throughout the day.

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  1. Degree or Equivalent
  2. Qualified Teacher Status
  3. Evidence of on-going CPD
  4. Professional development relevant to the post 


Additional Information

Two positions available

Start Date: 25th April 2022 & 1st September 2022 subject to clearances

Salary: Leadership Scale L7 - L10

Catch22 MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice will be followed and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Unless otherwise stated, interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised.

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