6 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    2 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade L7-10

Assistant Head Teacher job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Pelham Primary School. The role of Assistant Head Teacher is pivotal in shaping the mission and culture of the school. Pelham Primary School is based in the centre of Bexleyheath and has two forms of entry. Partnership working between the schools within the trust is encouraged!

Illuminate Minds Trust is a small but aspirational trust with ambitions to grow and work collaboratively with primary mainstream and SEND schools in order to creatively meet the needs of all pupils in our communities. We are highly inclusive and forward-thinking, believing that every child deserves the best education with the mission statement of “Excellence Every Day” as the golden thread woven through our schools.

Our core purpose is “Excellence Every Day” through:-

Working with children, young people and their families to promote engagement in learning and a work ethic which will help them secure a positive future

Delivering a curriculum in every school which meets the needs of the cohort and supports the development of rounded individuals with the knowledge and skills to make informed decisions and have agency over their futures

Offering experiences which are rich and diverse and widen the perspectives of all of our pupils beyond their lived experiences, reducing gaps and disadvantage

Encouraging participation and ownership of the school communities by all members of our staff to enable Trust development through contribution and collaboration

Creating a coaching culture to develop a workforce which is flexible to meet the need of every child or young person within our academies and “future proofs” us as a Trust in an ever-changing landscape

Developing systems and processes which safeguard our communities and reduce workload through sharing of resources and practices and avoidance of duplication

Ensuring the learning environment is fit for purpose, safe and stimulating to support the development of confident, happy pupils who want to attend school and are kept safe

Ethical leadership of the Trust.

Your Application

If you want to deliver excellence every day, please contact us to arrange a visit by emailing kgahir@illuminateminds.org

References will be requested for shortlisted candidates prior to interview. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Illuminate Minds Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school.

Illuminate Minds Trust is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery and expects employees to comply with our values of promoting equality and diversity, treating colleagues and service users with dignity and respect at all times. This commitment must be evidenced in practice. Any behaviour that falls below these standards is unacceptable to the School and potentially constitutes misconduct.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

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)
medical
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 Pelham Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
432 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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