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Aylesford School and Sixth Form College

Aylesford School and Sixth Form College

Senior Director of Progress & Intervention

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified candidate to join the leadership teams of Warwickshire’s first all-through school.

Aylesford School Warwick is a successful Academy, now providing education on a single site to pupils aged 4 to 18, Reception through to Sixth Form.

The Headteacher and Governors of Aylesford are seeking to appoint an experienced professional with a strong track record of success, to join them and help shape the future direction of the school.

Applications are welcomed from those who can demonstrate that they are able to:

  • share our passion for learning
  • successfully communicate their understanding of our local context and their vision of how our school can continue to improve
  • champion a high expectations culture that promotes high levels of student progress
  • lead the development of enlightened modern systems of behavioural support and encouragement for our students
  • challenge, inspire, and support both students and colleagues
  • build effective relationships with parents, other schools and the wider community

The Senior Director of Progress and Intervention is responsible for ensuring the delivery of high levels of student progress and the effective operation of the school’s behaviour policy. By working closely with senior colleagues within the leadership team, the post holder will take personal responsibility for two specific areas of school improvement.

  1. The design, introduction and operation of effective systems to encourage, monitor and ensure high levels of student progress across the school age range.
  2. The development and delivery of appropriate intervention systems to provide effective management of student behaviour throughout the school.

Application process
Applicants must complete the application form and submit it to the school by no later than the closing date of Thursday 3rd February 2022.  Please include a covering with your letter with your application form. This should be addressed to the Headteacher, Mr Tim Hodgson, and should be no more than two sides of A4.

Application forms are available below and should be submitted FAO Anna Timson (Director of Operations) -

Details of our Safer Recruitment procedures can also be found on the school website in the Safer Recruitment Policy, under Key information – Safeguarding.

Selection process
Applications will be ranked against the person specification for the role. All shortlisted applicants will be subject to assessment tasks as per the person specification.

Shortlisted candidates
Applicants who have been shortlisted for the post will be notified early in the week commencing 7th February 2022. We will provide further information relating to the selection process at this point.

Please also be aware that references will be taken up from referees for all shortlisted candidates.

Interviews will be held at Aylesford School w/c 14th February 2022 – date to be confirmed.

School visits
We invite potential applicants who would like to visit the School to contact the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs
Samantha Hughes on 01926 747100 or by email at

Wherever possible, tours will be conducted by the Headteacher, Mr Tim Hodgson. We strongly encourage applicants wishing to visit the School to plan to do so prior to interview. Tours will not be offered on the interview day.

Further information
Applicants who require further information should contact Anna Timson, Director of Operations in the first instance - .

This post is paid on the Leadership Pay Scale, Leadership points 16-20 as specified in the advertisement and subject to the experience of the applicant.


Please note we do not accept CVs - candidates should download and complete the application form available.  

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to two satisfactory references and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.