Teaching School Director Advertisment October 2015

4th January 2015
Leadership Scale 2
Broadstone First School, Dorset
Applications Close
2 November 2015
Interview Dates
9 or 10 November 2015
Contract Type
0.4 - Secondment/Contract considered for suitable applicant
The Poole Teaching School Alliance is seeking to recruit a Teaching School Director. The successful applicant
will be an excellent practitioner with a passion and drive for developing teaching and learning in our Alliance
schools and further across the Local Authority. The role would support the leadership of CPD across our
teaching school alliance and beyond. Responsibilities would include working with a variety of schools to
develop the School to School Support offer across the Alliance and beyond, develop a pool of resource for
school to school support and continue to refine and develop the offer of the Poole Teaching School Alliance.
This will be a high profile role working with teachers across our Alliance as well as supporting other schools.
The successful candidate will based at Broadstone First School and be an excellent teacher and leader with
first class organisational skills. You will be a self-starter with drive, vision and creativity for the development
of our existing CPD programmes. You will be committed to the development of teaching and learning, have
strong mentoring and coaching skills. You will need to have a love of learning and a desire to make a real
difference to learners and those adults working with them. You will be joining an ambitious Alliance and work
with an outstanding, open team. You can expect to work in a supportive yet high energy atmosphere and
receive support in developing your vision.
The post provides considerable opportunities for progression and further development.
You will:
 Contribute to developing provision to support the priorities for development for the Alliance and
other schools, in partnership with the Local Authority.
 Support in the development of leadership, ITT and Research and Development opportunities both
within our schools and with schools in the borough
 Be able to think strategically and generate ideas
 Be committed to high standards in all aspects of the life of the school and our Alliance Schools.
 Work alongside our teaching schools team.
We wish to appoint someone that has:
 Excellent teaching and interpersonal skills
 The potential to develop others effectively and work as part of a team
 Highly reflective practice
 Creative and new ideas with an ability to translate them into inclusive practice
 High quality organisational skills
 Evidence of improving student outcomes
About us
Our Alliance believes our schools can gain many benefits from working collaboratively and can achieve more
by working together. We have made a commitment to a shared responsibility to the wider education
community, the provision of good quality education and the improvement of life chances for pupils in the
community beyond that of our own schools. Teachers, support staff, school leaders and Governors have
added expertise in working alongside colleagues to improve provision and outcomes for pupils.
Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Rhonda Moore on 01202 642773 to arrange
an informal discussion and visit.
Closing date:
Monday 2 November 2015 at 12.00 midnight
Monday 9 or Tuesday 10 November 2015
Successful applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced Criminal Record Check via the DBS. We are
committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expect all members of staff to
share this commitment.