This job expired on 11 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    11 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    20 September 2021

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Early years, KS1, KS2, Primary
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time
0.8 or 1 FTE
Contract type
Fixed term (Maternity Cover )
£57,003 - £66,114 (L7 – L14)

Job summary

Required for January 2022
Assistant Headteacher
£57,003 - £66,114 (L7 – L14)
Maternity Cover Contract (0.8 – 1.0)

We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and well-motivated Assistant Headteacher to join the Senior Leadership Team for 2022. As well as leadership responsibilities across the school, this role will initially lead the EYFS Team. The post includes whole school development responsibilities and some class teaching commitment. Leadership responsibilities for Autumn 2022 will be reviewed with the Senior Leadership Team during the Summer Term.

The successful candidate will be:

• An excellent teacher with relevant experience
• A successful middle or senior leader
• Passionate about provision of high quality teaching and learning
• Dedicated to improving life chances and ensuring high expectations for all children through a rich and creative curriculum
• Committed to inclusion and to working closely with parents and carers

We will offer you:

• The opportunity to be part of shaping the future of Arnhem Wharf
• The opportunity to work in strategic partnership with the Headteacher and other members of the Senior Leadership Team
• Membership of our creative and ambitious Senior Leadership Team
• The opportunity for real leadership learning, training and development
• The opportunity to line manage and performance manage others

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. Please email if you would like to book an appointment.

Please also find out about us from our website.

Download the application pack from the school website at: Applications should be returned to

Closing date: 9am on 11th October 2021
Shortlisting: 11th October 2021
Tasks & Interviews: 20th October 2021

Arnhem Wharf Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
616 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
0207 515 4310

About Arnhem Wharf Primary School

Arnhem Wharf is an inclusive and ambitious school, catering for children between the ages of three and eleven.

It is committed to excellence and promotes high standards across the curriculum and all aspects of school life. You will find us a happy and welcoming community, focused on learning in a rich and stimulating environment. I am particularly proud of the recognition we have received for our outstanding work in the arts and I feel privileged to lead such a creative and dedicated team of pupils and staff.

Sara Haynes, Headteacher

Arranging a visit to Arnhem Wharf Primary School

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. Please email if you would like to book an appointment. Please also find out about us from our website.

School location

1 Arnhem Place, London, E14 3RP

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