Assistant Headteacher (English) - Isca Academy

The deadline for this vacancy has passed.

Permanent, Full-Time, Starting January 2021

Salary Range L11-L15 (start point  dependent on experience)

Do you have a relentless drive to achieve outstanding progress and attainment with children regardless of their background and prior learning?

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for teaching and leading English to further strengthen the achievement, progress and experience of students at Isca Academy, and to continue to raise the profile of the English department, both within the school and in the wider community. You will be a highly motivated, enthusiastic and capable leader, with a proven commitment to inclusive, innovative and inspiring teaching where each and every child can succeed. The post represents an exciting opportunity to be part of a vibrant and ambitious Academy working within the Ted Wragg Multi-Academy Trust.

Our school is located on a recently designed campus with purpose-built accommodation, offering spacious and excellent teaching and learning facilities. We currently have a roll of 980 students. Isca Academy prides itself on providing high quality comprehensive education. Our students have a broad range of abilities and aspirations on entry, from able, gifted and talented to students needing more support with literacy and social skills.  Our focus remains on every student in our school exceeding expectations, whatever their starting point. Beyond academic credentials, we firmly believe in the value of a more rounded education which promotes creativity, self-belief and confidence, and as such, offer an exceptional extra-curricular and outdoor education programme.

The Leadership Team at Isca Academy is welcoming, energetic, forward thinking and highly committed, and has led the school successfully through a time of significant change. We have a ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement and are due for inspection again this year. As a school, we are committed to investing in leadership development at all levels and strongly believe that the experience of the children will ultimately benefit from this. If you are a leader who can inspire both staff and students, with a passion for teaching and learning, and an outward facing approach to the development of pedagogical practice as well as your own, we would love to hear from you.

Application forms and further information are available from our website: or by email to

Closing date for application:               10am on Monday 19th October 2020

Please note, interviews will take place:                 Thursday 22nd October 2020

The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.