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Assistant Headteacher - ASH

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Assistant Headteacher

Salary: Leadership Scale L2-6

Hours: 32.5

Status: Permanent, Full Time

Location: Ashwood Primary

Join our team as an Assistant Headteacher!

Are you ready to make a profound impact on the future of education? We are seeking a dynamic and dedicated Assistant Headteacher to join our vibrant team at Ashwood Primary where teaching excellence and student achievement are at the heart of everything we do. As an Assistant Headteacher, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the teaching and learning landscape of our school. You will work closely with the Headteacher to evaluate and enhance teaching strategies, empower staff, and drive student success.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Undertake the normal responsibilities of a class teacher, as set out in the ‘School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document’

  • Be a member of the school’s SLT and assist the Headteacher to lead the school – supporting and representing the Headteacher at meetings as and when required

  • Undertake and take responsibility for duties as delegated by the Headteacher

  • Lead and support the teaching and learning of all students by promoting models of

excellent classroom practice, and coaching, mentoring and supporting self-evaluation for teaching staff

  • Assist in the design, development and implementation of systems for the collection of useful, timely, and accurate assessment data to track the progress of individual and groups of children inform planning, evaluate performance, track progress and secure raised achievement across their specified key stages

  • Lead by example as a Teacher and as a Manager, achieving high standards of student attainment, behaviour and motivation through effective teaching

  • Liaise closely with the relevant members of staff to ensure continuity and progression across age and ability ranges

  • Update the Headteacher, SLT and governing board on the effectiveness of provision for students

  • Ensure planning is effectively carried out and that the individual needs of both students and staff are being met

Join Our Team and Make a Lasting Impact!

If you're ready to make a profound difference in the lives of students and become a catalyst for positive change, we invite you to apply for the position of Assistant Headteacher. Together, let's empower every student to overcome challenges, embrace learning, and thrive academically and beyond. Apply now and embark on a fulfilling journey of mentorship and growth!

***Deadline for applications: Noon, Monday 20th May 2024***

For more information about Wickersley Partnership Trust, including the benefits of working for us, please visit our main website:

We may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this vacancy may be withdrawn without notice. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

To be successful in your application, you will need to demonstrate an effective and creative approach to education, a passion for your subject and a commitment to supporting the development of the department.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at

Please note we operate safer recruitment and do not accept CVs. All applicants must complete an application form in full**

**Please upload a supporting statement which should be no longer than two sides of A4 (this should not be a CV) clearly demonstrating:

  • Why you are applying for this position

  • How you meet the competencies of this role using examples from your current and previous experience (please refer to the documents attached to the advert)

  • Any information which you consider relevant that you have not already mentioned