Assistant Head – Academic – Maidwell Hall – Uppingham Careers

Assistant Head – Academic – Maidwell Hall

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Job details

Contract hours: Full time
Basis: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Location: Maidwell Hall
Closing date: 8 December 2022, 12:00 pm


Maidwell Hall has the highest ambitions to be the School of first choice in its sector and aspires to deliver the very best academic provision. We are now seeking an Assistant Head who can play a pivotal role strategising and delivering Maidwell Hall’s academic provision.

As Assistant Head – Academic you will primarily be accountable for the quality and delivery of the academic provision at Maidwell Hall, whilst also ensuring an enriched academic curriculum and the efficient day-to-day provision of the academic timetable within the wider school context.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Setting and communicating a clear academic strategic plan for the School
  • Leading standards of teaching and learning and driving creative pedagogies in all subject areas
  • Realising the School’s aim to provide a broad and balanced curriculum in all phases of education
  • Ensuring that the School has robust systems and mechanisms for analysing baseline data and on-going pupil progress
  • Ensuring pupils and parents receive regular progress and assessment reports

You will need to be an experienced leader with an outstanding track record as a teacher, with evidence of influencing outstanding outcomes in other teachers. You will also have proven experience of leading and managing innovation and change.

In return, Maidwell Hall offers an extensive range of benefits, including a school fee discount scheme for children of staff, Westfield Healthcare, and discounts in thousands of retail outlets, restaurants and cinemas. Assistance with reasonable relocation expenses will be provided.

For further details on this role and to apply please click the apply button.

Closing date: 2nd December 2022 at 12noon.

Interviews: 8th December 2022.

Maidwell Hall, as part of the Uppingham Group of Schools, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful candidates must
be willing to undergo full screening in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE), including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils will be explored at interview.

At Maidwell Hall, we value a truly inclusive, fair and equal work environment for all. Opportunities to work at Maidwell Hall are open to all, at all levels. We want to further increase the diversity of our workforce and actively encourage and welcome application from candidates who have black, Asian, and minority ethnic backgrounds.

Assistant Head – Academic – Maidwell Hall – Candidate Information Pack

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.

Uppingham School is an equal opportunities employer.

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