East Preston Junior School – Assistant Headteacher

Required from September 2019

Leadership 1 – 5

Salary: £39,965 – £44,106 p.a.

East Preston Junior School, part of the Schoolsworks Academy Trust, is looking to recruit a new Assistant Headteacher for September 2019. The successful candidate will join the school alongside a new headteacher, bringing extra leadership capacity as the school grows to three-form entry.

The leadership responsibilities of the role will be decided based on the strengths of the appointed candidate alongside the existing senior leaders, and will include a focus on the quality of teaching, learning and curriculum. The post includes a class-based teaching commitment of approximately 2 – 3 days each week.

Our priorities are about activities and approaches which provide a positive impact on pupils’ learning, with a mind to ensuring that we minimise unnecessary teacher workload. The role will include opportunities to work with a friendly and supportive team in the school, and with colleagues from across the academy trust.

We are looking for candidates with a very good understanding of high-quality teaching and learning, together with a firm grasp of how to promote excellent behaviour. Candidates with experience of leading a key curriculum area or phase team are encouraged to apply.

The Schoolsworks Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to successful DBS, health and qualifications checks and satisfactory references.

Please refer to the vacancy information pack for full details of visits to East Preston Junior School, applying for the post, shortlisting and observations and interviews

Closing Date: 12 noon on Wednesday 20th March

Interview date: Wednesday 27th March

An information sheet regarding  teaching observation is here that you will need to complete and send in with your application

The Application Pack can be found here

The application form can be found here