Compass Community School Hereford
Head of School
Leading the selection and appointment of the teaching and non-teaching staff of the school.
Deploying and managing all teaching and non-teaching staff of the school and allocating particular duties to them.
Ensuring that staff are aware of current educational developments and are kept up to date through an ongoing programme of continuous professional development
Supporting middle and senior leadership of the school to build capacity, recognize existing talents and encourage delegation
Challenging underperformance at all levels and putting in place effective procedures to deal with underperforming staff
Determining, organizing and implementing a broad and balanced curriculum for the school, having regard to the needs, experiences, interests, aptitudes and stage of development of the pupils and the resources available to the school
Ensuring that improvements in the curriculum are a priority for all pupils including those with SEN, Gifted and Talented and EAL.
Evaluating the standards of teaching and learning in the school, and ensuring that proper standards of professional performance are established and maintained.
Supervising and participating in arrangements for the appraisal of the performance of teachers in the school
Ensuring that the progress of pupils of the school is monitored and recorded
Ensuring continuing effective systems of planning, assessment, recording and reporting, using
data and benchmarks to monitor attainment and progress, in every child’s learning
Using this data continuously to support and improve standards.
Ensuring that the health and wellbeing of children is encouraged through a nurturing
Promoting equality and inclusion in all aspects of school life
Making arrangements for parents/carers to be given regular information about the school curriculum, the progress of their children and other matters affecting the school, so as to promote common understanding of its aims
Attending meetings of the governing body and making reports to them in connection with my responsibilities as they may properly require either on a regular basis or from time to time
Allocating, controlling and accounting for those financial and material resources of the school
which are under the control of the head teacher
Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons s/he is responsible for or comes into contact with.
Ensuring the health and safety of all children, staff, parents/carers and visitors