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Assistant Headteacher (Pastoral) - Sturminster Newton High School

Salary details: £53724 - £59266

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Dorset Council
Sturminster Newton
Occupational group
Salary details
Leadership L13 - L17
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Mrs Joanne Bruton
Contact email
Contact telephone
01258 472642
Closing Date
05 March 2019
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Due to retirement we are seeking to recruit an Assistant Headteacher with a positive attitude, excellent leadership skills, and great initiative to lead the pastoral work of the school.

Sturminster Newton High school is a ‘good’ school, Ofsted June 2018, and students are genuinely polite, kind, engaging and thoughtful young people.  The successful candidate will continue to develop the pastoral work of the school.

Key roles will include:

  • Pastoral and safeguarding Lead
  • Develop strategies to further ensure parental engagement
  • Ensure HOY effectiveness
  • Co-ordinating the PSHE curriculum and ensuring it is delivered effectively
  • Working with the local pyramid and other local schools to develop opportunities for sharing good practice
  • Develop strategies to raise student aspirations
  • Liaison with outside agencies


We offer:

  • The opportunity to work within a positive and innovative senior leadership team 
  • The opportunity to contribute to whole school strategic development
  • A fantastic ethos, where student behaviour is exemplary
  • A school that believes in professional development


A tour of the school will form part of the interview programme. However, if you would like to visit the school prior to application or do have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Joanne Bruton, PA to Headteacher, on 01258 474245 or office@mysnhs.net

Please submit your completed application either via the Dorsetforyou/TES online form/or download an application form via www.mysnhs.net  

The closing date for completed forms is 12 (midnight) Tuesday 5th March. Interviews will take place on the 13th March.