This job expired on 13 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    13 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    24 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
£42,195 - £43,251

Job summary

• Have you got what it takes to be a significant part of the future for primary school leadership?

• Are you passionate about learning and teaching and want every child to be taught in an excellent school?

• Are you a person who enjoys taking risks, embraces change, challenges the status quo, thinks creatively and believes in teamwork and collaboration?

• We are looking for an exceptional teacher and leader with a real desire to be involved in school improvement.

• This appointment is offered on a permanent basis

The First Federation Trust is seeking to appoint an Assistant Head of School for Gatehouse Primary Academy (NOR: 338). The school is located on the coast in the heart of Dawlish, just 10 miles from A38.

Gatehouse forms part of the South Hub within the First Federation Trust. Collaboration between schools, in both the hub and Trust, has a significant impact on teaching and learning and school improvement. The successful candidate, in the Assistant Head of School role, will be part of the leadership team within the school. They will have a specific area of whole school development as their focus (this could be either curriculum, or personal development). This role has a class responsibility; the successful candidate will be required to teach in LKS2.

We are seeking to appoint someone who wants to make a difference for children, hone and develop their leadership skills and work in a distributed leadership system. This is an excellent opportunity to work within a high performing Multi Academy Trust.

Further details and an application pack should be downloaded from the First Federation website Visits to Gatehouse Primary Academy are recommended and should be arranged by contacting

Closing date noon on Wednesday 13th October at noon. Interviews will be held on Thursday 21st October 2021.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
327 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01626 821316

About Gatehouse Primary Academy

We are a large, coastal Primary School . We currently have 338 children on roll, split into 12 classes. We aim to provide a caring, safe and stimulating environment for all children to learn. Each child is supported and encouraged to do their best and take part in a wide range of opportunities and experiences building happy memories of their school days. Our talented team of educators enjoy their work and the inspiring environment makes learning fun and raises standards. We are also fortunate to have an enviable amount of outside space and have added our very own Forest School.

Arranging a visit to Gatehouse Primary Academy

Can be arranged by contacting the school.

School location

Secmaton Lane, Dawlish, Devon, EX7 0LW

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