Assistant Head Teacher

Full Time
Kirkby College, Tennyson Street, Kirkby-In-Ashfield, Kirkby In Ashfield NG17 7DH
L11 – L15

Headteacher: Mr M Golden

Roll: 405 (11-18) 

Required as soon as possible or by September 2020, the Governors of Kirkby College would welcome applications for the above post;

Our School is vibrant, purposeful and inclusive. We demand commitment and have high expectations of both students and staff. As a team, we are committed to delivering high quality teaching and learning in a supportive and caring environment. 

As a smaller than average school, students here benefit from being known as individuals. All students are supported in an environment which is positive, caring and inclusive; where success is celebrated publicly. 

Kirkby College Academy is a community school, as such, it is important to us that students, parents and staff are highly valued. The latest Ofsted report (July 2018) stated that “leaders and managers are taking effective action towards the removal of special measures”. It is imperative that we all work together to ensure that the young people we serve can be successful. We work hard to build a culture of excellence through a range of opportunities which prepare students for life in the 21st Century.  

We are seeking to appoint, from September 2020 an exceptional Assistant Headteacher with proven leadership and management skills who will lead on Standards – Behaviour and Attitudes, as part of our SLT team.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed professional both to play a significant role in the future development of the school and to gain invaluable experience of senior leadership. The successful candidate will help drive our culture and ethos and ensure the highest quality care, relationships, provision, and academic outcomes.

The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered the post and will, of course, be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Only applications submitted on the Academy’s agreed application form will be considered. 

We are very proud of the work undertaken by everyone at the school, and would be delighted to arrange a visit for you to look around Kirkby College during the school day to see the academy in action. 

If you feel you are able to fulfil this pivotal role, we would like to hear from you.

Please send for an application form via email or visit our website: .

Closing date for applications for all posts is: 12 noon on Monday 30th March 2020.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.



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