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Teaching School Alliance Lead
Location: Based at the Gryphon School, Sherborne,Dorset
Terms: Full-time, permanent non-teaching role (flexible alternatives will be considered)
Salary: £32,000 – £40,000 per annum (subject to experience)
Reporting to: Chair of the Teaching School
Start: As soon as available
Closing date: Monday 15 January 2018
Interview date: Monday 22 January 2018
The Teaching School Lead is a new position and an exciting opportunity to be involved at the start of the formation of a Teaching School Alliance. The Gryphon School, as part of the Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust, is very proud to have recently been designated a National Teaching School and a National Support School. We will lead a new North Dorset Teaching School Alliance (NDTSA) serving and supporting schools across the area including Blandford, Gillingham, Shaftesbury and Sturminster Newton. It is for all schools both primary and secondary, academies and maintained, community and Church of England, state and independent, small and large, village and town.
The NDTSA’s work will include recruiting new teachers, providing local CPD and leadership training, identifying SLEs (Specialist Leaders of Education) and LLEs (Local Leaders of Education) as well as supporting schools in their improvement.
We are seeking someone with vision, high quality leadership experience, a proven track record of managing projects, able to enthuse and engage others and a passion for education and learning. The successful applicant will work with senior leaders and staff across the schools, universities, training providers and with the NCTL.
The Application Process:
Completed applications should be returned either by post, marked ‘Confidential’ to Caroline Rabbetts, The Gryphon School, Bristol Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 4EQ or by email to her at: email@example.com
You are asked to provide the following:
Please do get in touch with Steve Hillier, the Chair of the Teaching School, if you would like to discuss this opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application.
The Sherborne area Schools’ Trust (SAST) has an absolute commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The Trust and School follows the national and Dorset policies and procedures for child protection and security and the interview will include questions about safeguarding children. Current and/or previous employers will be contacted through references as part of the verification process pre-appointment checks if the applicant is short listed. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
SAST is committed to equal opportunities and positively encourages applications from all sections of the community.