SET Felix Primary

Hours: Full Time

Salary: £44,141 - £49,573

Closing date: 23/05/2022 09:00

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Full time

To start – Sept 2022 £44,141 – £49,573 dependent on skills and experience

Are you a skilled and committed leader who is ready for Senior Leadership? Are you an excellent communicator with experience of leading others? Do you have a deep understanding of the barriers faced by many disadvantaged students, including students with SEN? If your answers are yes, then we have the role for you. 

SET Maidstone and Causton is part of the Seckford Education Trust, ranked in the top 16 of all MATs in the country in 2018.   SET Maidstone and Causton is an ambitious, caring, inclusive and successful school. 

We are seeking a confident and dynamic Assistant Head of School to join our leadership team, to work with the Head of School to continue to develop and promote the excellent work of the School. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, this is an opportunity to shape provision at SET Maidstone and Causton and to be part of a team that will take our School to ‘Outstanding’.  You will promote and safeguard the welfare of all children and young people in our school and ensure that barriers to learning for all pupils are identified and addressed.  As part of the Senior Leadership Team, you will line manage and co-ordinate the deployment of staff within Specialist provisions to maximise the outcomes for all pupils; assisting with the development of a fully inclusive school where the progress of every individual pupil matters.

We will offer you:

– High quality professional development;

– Access to our bespoke leadership programme; 

– Rapid progression;

– The opportunity to work in a unique community at SET Maidstone and Causton and across our family of schools.

We will expect you to embrace our Trust values of: integrity; striving for excellence; collaboration; determination; and empowering. 

We encourage visits to our school.  To arrange a visit during the school day, please call 01394 283374.  For more information about the role, and to download an application form please visit:

Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday 23 May 2022

Interviews: W/C 6 June 2022

Our Trust is committed to equal opportunities, to safeguarding and the promotion of the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  All staff are expected to share this commitment and undergo the appropriate checks.  All positions within the Trust are subject to an enhanced DBS (with list checks) and satisfactory references.  Only applications submitted using the SET application form will be accepted.  We do not accept applications by CV. 

The below documents must be read prior to applying for this role and will be factored into interviews: 

  • Keeping Children Safe in Education;
  • SET Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy.

Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

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