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Assistant Head, Curriculum and Pupil Progress

Assistant Head - Curriculum & Pupil Progress

Leadership Range: L9-L14


Our Mission:       Children and Young People at the heart of all we do.

Our Ethos:           Work Hard, Be Kind, Have Fun, Stay Safe


We have an opportunity for a dynamic, enthusiastic and hardworking Assistant Head to join our friendly, positive and forward-looking team from September 2021, as we continue our journey towards excellence and being the very best we can be for our children and young people.


The successful candidate will play an integral part in the Leadership Team, working with and supporting the Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher’s vision by leading, managing, supporting and developing pupils, staff and our school community.  The successful candidate will be expected to take on a whole school lead role for curriculum and pupil progress.


An ideal candidate will:-

  • be a professional who can demonstrate a strong commitment to inclusive principles, support our ethos of providing a safe and positive environment for all our children and young people, enabling them to reach their full potential and develop their skills for life and independence
  • have excellent knowledge, expertise and skills of working with children and young people with SEND
  • be an excellent teacher and role model with a proven track record of supporting children’s progress
  • have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to adapt to different situations
  • have strong leadership experience with the confidence and ability to hold others to account
  • have the ability to build and develop excellent working relationships with staff, pupils, parents/carers, governors and other professionals
  • have personal drive, resilience and be able to demonstrate enthusiasm and a positive attitude


Visits to meet us are both encouraged and welcomed, please contact Sandra Wisdom, School Business Manager by e-mailing to arrange a visit.


As well as membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, benefits include access to the Kent Rewards scheme.


If you are interested in applying for the role please complete the application form below and e-mail it to or post it to Oakley School, Pembury Road, Tunbridge Wells TN2 4NE  Please note that we are unable to accept CVs.


Closing date:.5pm on Wednesday, 12th May 2021

Selection Process/Interviews will take place on: Monday, 17th May 2021