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Salary: Trust Scale Point 6-19 pro-rata

starting point is dependent on skills and experience

£19,171-£24,799 pa FTE to be paid pro rata at £15,441-£19,975 pa

Term Time 37 hours per week:  8.00am - 4.00pm (Mon-Thurs) 8.00am – 3.30pm (Friday)


We seek to appoint an organised and highly motivated Assistant Director of Learning to join this popular and successful mixed secondary school.  Key skills will include the ability to:

  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication and ICT skills

  • Work successfully with the Director of Learning to support the progress and welfare of students within one of our 4 dynamic Houses

  • Work independently and as part of a team 

  • Foster a strong sense of pride and commitment toward the young people in your care

    Key tasks for this varied role will include:

  • Monitoring student progress

  • Support for student management, including conflict resolution and anger-management counselling

  • Raising student attendance

  • Promoting high standards of uniform

Please visit for an application form

Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday 16th March 2020

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found


Letters of application, together with completed application form (available on the school website) giving full details of qualifications and experience to date should be sent to:


Mr P Jackson, Headteacher, Thomas Aveling School,

Arethusa Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 2UW

or emailed to


Shortlisted candidates only will be contacted for interview

which will take place shortly after the deadline.


The Thomas Aveling School is an Equal Opportunities Employer – committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students – any offer of appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for all successful applicants.


“Staff morale and relationships within the school are very positive.”  (OFSTED June 2016)


97% of staff in a recent Staff Survey 2019 said that they are made to feel welcome

at Thomas Aveling and that behaviour in the school is good