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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    29 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

L6-L10 (£53,380 - £58,959)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Athelstan Primary School Salary range: Group: 4 ISR: L6 - L10 (£53,380 - £58,959)

Role of the Assistant Head teacher:

An Assistant Headteacher, in addition to carrying out the professional duties of a teacher, must play a major role under the overall direction of the head teacher in: ● formulating the aims and objectives of the school; ● establishing the policies through which they are to be achieved; ● managing staff and resources to that end; ● monitoring progress towards their achievement; and undertake any professional duties of the headteacher reasonably delegated by the head teacher.

Responsible to: The Head teacher and the Governing Body of the school. Responsible for: The leadership of EYFS, Y1 and Y2, including the management of teaching and support staff in Key Stage 1 and its children.

The Assistant Head teacher will be expected to work with the Head teacher to: ● Fulfill all the requirements and duties set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document relating to the Conditions of Employment of Head teacher. ● Assist the SENCo in their work with EYFS and KS1. ● Assist the Safeguarding Lead in attending meetings and working with outside agencies. ● Achieve any performance criteria, objectives or targets agreed with or set by the School’s Governing Body in accordance with the requirements set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document. ● Understand fully the current legal requirements, national and local policies and guidance on safeguarding and the promotion of the wellbeing of children and young people and ensure that all requirements are met.

What the school offers its staff

Do you want to work in a happy school? Do you want to work in a school where staff wellbeing is high on the agenda? Do you want to work in a school where staff are supported to be the best they can be? We are an Ofsted-graded good school, but the quality of our work is well beyond ‘good’. We believe our school is extraordinary. Our curriculum is exceptional, honed by the work of our talented staff. It is tailored for our pupils, who come from a very mixed socio-economic profile of families, which means that we have a wonderful diversity across school. We cannot wait to show you the amazing way that our pupils respond to a combination of structured learning and highly competent delivery, both in the classroom and around school. All members of our community share our values and it would be fair to say that our school is built on mutual respect, care and support. Our Vision A place to THRIVE At Athelstan Primary School, our children are at the very heart of everything we do. Everyone is an essential part of the Team We have the Highest expectations of all in our school community We will build Resilience in our children Every child will be Inspired by an active and engaging curriculum We want children to Value their experiences with us We will Empower children to contribute positively to society In return we offer: • A happy working environment • A supportive school where everyone is valued and cared for. • Opportunities to develop professionally. • A school dedicated to caring for staff well-being. • We have a feedback policy, which is designed so that teachers don’t spend hours unnecessarily marking but instead they use their time to plan exciting lessons, to discuss the best way to teach a topic and take part in CPD.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Athelstan Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
615 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Arranging a visit to Athelstan Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email zgodwin@athelstan.sheffield.sch.uk.

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