• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    30 April 2021 at 4:00pm

  • Date listed

    15 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Early years, Primary
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

Waltham Holy Cross Primary Academy are seeking to appoint an inspiring and motivated Assistant Headteacher to join our Senior Leadership Team on a permanent basis. This is a classroom based role and the successful applicant will have class responsibility as well as playing a significant part in maintaining our high standards of achievement at Waltham Holy Cross Academy. There will be designated leadership team out of class every week to support with the leadership aspects of the role. The Assistant Head will work with the Trust, Headteacher, Governors and Senior Leadership team.

Applicants must have a proven track record of raising standards, an excellent understanding and knowledge of improving outcomes for pupils and leadership experience. The successful candidate will be responsible for team teaching, coaching and setting high standards.

Employee benefits

· Weekly collaborative PPA time with your year group
· Lead practitioner support for planning and teaching
· Individual career programme for all staff
· Fast tracked leadership training scheme
· Children who have a love of learning and a highly motivated staff team
· A caring and happy learning environment
· High expectations and excellent behaviour
· Personalised staff well-being programme
· A commitment from NET to ensure there is a manageable workload

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
608 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01279 421567

About Waltham Holy Cross Primary Academy

NET Academies Trust offer a unique chance to be part of a friendly and supportive team. Working as a part of a family of schools, teachers work in teams to share the responsibility for planning. We have a number of specialist teachers who work across our cluster who offer teachers expert support across the curriculum.

The Trust has a dedicated team that works hard to reach high standards in everything they do and this is further embedded through our successful relationships with parents, the local community and the other local schools within NET. At NET Academies Trust we believe in the future development of our teachers, our staff development programme has meant teachers are successful in progressing the next stage of their career.

Waltham Holy Cross joined NET Academies Trust in 2019, and is now led by an Executive Head Teacher whose school has been awarded “Employer of the Year 2018” by TES, “Winner of the National School Community Wellbeing in Schools Award 2019” by Place2Be and “Happiest Primary School” in the national 2019-20 happiness awards.

Arranging a visit to Waltham Holy Cross Primary Academy

Potential applicants are both welcome and encouraged to visit the school. Please contact the school office by telephone on 01992 713 191

School location

Quendon Drive, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1LG

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