Assistant Head-Personal Development - Batley Girls' High School

Secondary Schools
Batley Girls' High School - Visual Arts College
Full time
Windmill Lane, Batley, WF17 0LD
Leadership 11-15
Leadership 11-15

Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of Batley Girls' High School.

Batley Multi Academy Trust’s sole purpose is to provide an outstanding education through our family of schools. Batley Multi Academy Trust currently comprises Batley Girls’ High School, Upper Batley High School, Batley Grammar School, Healey Junior, Infant and Nursery School and Field Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School.

We are an ‘Outstanding’ 11-19 school and we are very proud of our achievements: ‘Students achieve exceptionally well in this outstanding academy. They make rapid and sustained progress’ (Ofsted, 2013). We have an ethos based around the ideas of Achievement, Respect and Transformation (ART). Respect for self, for others and for learning is at the core of everything we do.

We are dedicated to investing in our staff and passionately committed to their development, providing a supportive environment where people can truly grow and flourish.

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a dynamic and inspirational leader with enthusiasm and vision, to undertake the role of Assistant Head-Personal Development.

The role will lead on the following:

  • The strategic direction of the school vision for Personal Development with a remit to secure continuous improvement
  • The strategic approach to safeguarding within school
  • Ensuring that our powerful ethos of inclusivity is shared equitably by all stakeholders
  • Securing deep engagement with staff to develop reflective practise with an extensive student programme of highly effective personal development

The successful applicant will have considerable previous experience and will be able to demonstrate success in the above areas.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive School where development for staff is a priority. If you would like any further information please contact Samantha Gelder, Trust Recruitment Lead, on

Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form and a Personal details and Equal opportunities form, available on The Batley MAT Website or by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/, for consideration by our selection panel.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 23rd February 2021.

Interviews will be held week commencing 1 March 2021.

Role to commence September 2021.

Batley 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. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check for Regulated Activity. Batley Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

23 February 2021, 11:55 PM

Important Information

This vacancy is closed to applications.