2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£46574 - £54816

Pay scale

L3 - L7 (starting point negotiable based on experience)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Person Specification (AHT)

All candidates should demonstrate how well their qualifications and experience, personal qualities, skills, professional knowledge and understanding and knowledge of safeguarding meet the requirements of the person specification.

Candidates should have:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
  • Experience across the appropriate age range(s)
  • Evidence of recent leadership experience that has contributed to school self-evaluation and the development of whole school priorities
  • Supported whole school strategic improvement to improve pupil outcomes
  • Evidence of recent, appropriate professional development

Candidates should:

  • Demonstrate a passion for teaching and learning
  • Communicate effectively and develop positive relationships with all stakeholders
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be decisive, consistent and focused on solutions
  • Demonstrate the capacity to lead others, be reflective, resilient and adaptable
  • Be able to motivate and inspire others
  • Listen carefully and consider the views of others

Candidates should be able to:

  • Support a vision for the school and secure commitment to it from others
  • Demonstrate their involvement in the interpretation and analysis of data to accurately inform school improvement and to monitor pupil progress
  • Support systematic and rigorous whole school monitoring and evaluation
  • Demonstrate their ability to plan to support whole school priorities and improve pupil outcomes
  • Evidence their work in collaboration with other schools, fellow professionals and external organisations to improve outcomes
  • Support the development of teaching and learning in school
  • Have excellent organisational skills, prioritising and managing time well under pressure, to meet deadlines

Candidates should:

  • Be committed to securing equality of opportunity for pupils in school
  • Have an understanding of curriculum and assessment developments and how they support pupils’ learning
  • Have secure knowledge of what constitutes highly effective teaching and its impact on the outcomes of all pupils
  • Maintain high standards of pupil behaviour and attitudes to learning
  • Have experience of supporting vulnerable pupils in school
  • Take a lead in the supporting staff in their professional development

Candidates should have:

  • Knowledge of national and local safeguarding guidance
  • Experience of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people
  • A commitment to work with relevant agencies to protect children and young people
  • Knowledge of best practice and procedures in school for safeguarding children and young people

The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • A key role within the Senior Leadership Team
  • A forward thinking, committed staff and governor team
  • Enthusiastic children and parents
  • Quality leadership and preparation time
  • Continuing professional development opportunities

Commitment to safeguarding

As an organisation we are committed to the safeguarding of all children in our care. The successful candidate will be required to complete a DBS Disclosure in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@norfolkcps.sheffield.sch.uk

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About Norfolk Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
457 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
0114 2502760

Sheffield South East Trust (SSET) formed in 2016 and unites seven local primary schools. The schools within the Trust work closely together for the benefit of the children and communities they serve. There are many opportunities for support, training and networking between the schools.

Arranging a visit to Norfolk Community Primary School

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

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