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Assistant Headteacher

Leadership Scale, L11 - L15

Part-Time/Full-Time, Permanent

We are currently Recruiting for

Role: Assistant Headteacher  

Salary: Leadership Scale, L11-L15

Contract: Part-Time/Full-Time, Permanent

About the School

William Ellis School is a thriving, voluntary aided, non-denominational, inclusive comprehensive boys’ school serving the educational needs of boys from the ages of 11 to 18. It is an attractive site on the edge of Hampstead Heath with excellent access to Central London. It is a neighbourhood of great social and cultural diversity, and this diversity is very well represented at William Ellis.

The school is committed to nurturing successful students and good citizens through strong relationships in line with the school motto, “rather use than fame”. The school is part of the longest established and most successful mixed sixth form consortium in London, LaSWAP, which enables our students to access a wide range of subject expertise. We provide excellent professional opportunities for staff and are part of the Camden family of schools.

About the role

We are currently looking for an Assistant Headteacher who can bring commitment and expertise to our curriculum offer, supporting and teaching students across all key stages.

Applications are invited from inspiring, dynamic and committed teacher and leaders who wish to develop their career in a school which places high quality teaching and learning as its highest priority. The post would suite wither an experienced senior leader or someone new to a post at this level.

You would be joining our established and highly motivated Senior Leadership Team who are passionate about the school and its students and families. All are experienced and expert leaders who are ambitious for the school to continue to grow and improve. There is a highly collegiate staff body and a supportive, developmental relationship with neighbouring schools.

Exact responsibilities will be decided on appointment but would include aspects of teaching and learning in line with our School Development Plan, available on our website.

The successful candidate will be:

  • An ambitious and visionary leader, committed to education in an inclusive and diverse setting
  • An expert an inspirational classroom practitioner who is able to develop this practice in others
  • Committed to ensuring that all students, regardless of background and starting points, make excellent progress in all aspects of their learning – both academic study and personal development
  • A reflective leader with excellent interpersonal skills and resilience

Application packs can be downloaded from the school website, emailing the HR team or calling the school office on 020 7267 9346

Closing Date: Friday 17th  May 2024, Midday

Interview Date: 22nd/23rd May

Interested Candidates are welcome to contact the school for an informal conversation about the role, the school and to arrange a visit. We reserve the right to interview suitable candidates before the closing date.

William Ellis School is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and therefore expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, all appointments are subject to DBS checks and excellent references and an online media search