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School Name Cowley International College
School Address Hard Lane, St Helens, WA10 6PN Tel: 01744 678030
Job Title Assistant Headteacher - Director of Learning (English)
Job reference CDAH1
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade Leadership 11 - 15
Pay From: £54091 To: £59581
Hours Full Time
Closing date 28 January 2021 (12pm)
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Job Description
Governors wish to appoint a dynamic and forward thinking Assistant Headteacher who has the potential to be an outstanding Senior Leader. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious leader with the generic skills to lead learning and gain the experience of being part of the Senior Leadership Team.

The successful candidate will have whole college responsibilities and line management of a large English department including Head of Department, Second in Department and KS4 Coordinator. You must have the drive and experience to secure outstanding results through creative and innovative approaches to learning. The successful applicants will be enthusiastic, determined, positive and skilled at leading change and ensuring success.

Cowley is a larger than average, popular and over-subscribed secondary school with a large Sixth Form.

Cowley has formed strong relationships locally, nationally and internationally. The extracurricular activity programme is outstanding.

This post is subject to Enhanced Disclosure. Cowley is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expects all adults in our community to share this commitment.

In October 2016, Ofsted judged Cowley International College as “Good”

To Apply

Please go to the job vacancies section of St Helens Council website (St Helens Jobs Online ( and apply on line.

This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Section Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.
When applying for this vacancy, you have the following options:

For an application form and further details contact:

Tamara Fleming
01744 671864
Human Resources, Town Hall, Victoria Square, St Helens, WA10 1HP

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Job Application Packs
Assistant Headtecaher Job Description.pdf
Ass Headteacher Person Specification.pdf
When requesting an application form please state your name, your address, the job you are interested in and the job reference number. The Council's official job application form must be completed in all cases. CVs should not be submitted as a replacement.