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  • Earliest start date

    17 April 2023

  • Latest start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    28 November 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 November 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Spine 3-8 (depending on experience)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our ideal candidate will be an outstanding teacher and a strategic leader with a resilient character and a strong personal drive with sound knowledge of the primary curriculum.

The ideal candidate will also:

  • Have a sound knowledge of KS2 curriculum
  • Have experience in leading and teaching in KS2
  • Be a strong, resilient character.
  • Have proven experience of positively impacting on student progress and raising attainment and developing excellence
  • Be fully committed to Aveley Primary's ethos of high expectations
  • Have the drive to make a real difference to the lives of pupils

What the school offers its staff

In return Aveley Primary School can offer you:

  • Well behaved children who are keen to learn and achieve their full potential
  • Excellent professional development and opportunities for career development within the trust (many senior leaders in the trust have gained promotion within the trust).
  • A hardworking team who are committed to providing outstanding education to all children, no matter what their background or needs

Further details about the role

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and focused individual who is ready to become an Assistant Headteacher and join our leadership team at Aveley Primary School. We are an improving school and part of Catalyst Academies Trust, a small, local trust but the highest performing in the country (2019).

We are seeking a dedicated and ambitious individual to develop as a senior leader and take the next step in leadership. Along with other members of the senior leadership team, the Assistant Headteacher will be centrally involved in the management of the academy and will be responsible for raising standards, mentoring students and newly qualified teachers and helping establish a culture that is nurturing and rigorous

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practices and all appointments are subject to satisfactory references, pre-employment health check and a successful enhanced DBS.

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About Aveley Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
434 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01708 865868

This is an exciting time in Aveley Primary School’s journey as we open a new resource base from May 2022. Aveley Primary joined the Catalyst Academies Trust at the beginning of February 2019. The Trust has a nationally recognised reputation for high achievement for all of its pupils and staff have embraced the collaborative nature of working as part of a MAT. All members of the school community are committed to ensuring that children have a learning experience that is positive, encourages children to achieve and develop as well-rounded individuals. Aveley Primary School was formed in 1990 when the Infants and Junior schools amalgamated. From September 2005 to 2012, the school has been based in one building built in the early 1950’s. Since September 2012, KS1 have been in the purpose built block of four classes. Reception are in purpose built classes linked to the main building. The rest of the classes are in the original KS2 building, with some modifications to create a nursery class. In 2014, the school opened the library bus which is an iconic part of the school.    The school is spacious, with expansive grounds and is within easy reach (5 minutes) of the A13 into London/Southend and the Dartford Crossing. There are three playgrounds, a large field and a multi-use games area. There is a separate dining room and school hall. We have a dedicated Food Technology Area; Library and Art, Design & Technology Room, a wildlife area and pond. In 2018, the predecessor school, received a requires improvement judgement. Since joining the trust the school has worked collaboratively to secure improvements in all areas. Staff are dedicated, hardworking and supportive of each other. The school has a Pastoral Manager to support the wellbeing of the children. All classes have some ancillary support to work alongside the classteacher. Children with Special Educational Needs are well catered for with adult support and a non-class based SENCo. The catchment area of Aveley Primary School is in a mixed housing environment; the school has approximately 30% of children on free school meals. The school has positive links with the local community, notably with church groups and the secondary schools. The school has achieved the 10 years Basic Skills Quality Mark award, Silver Science Quality Mark and Silver Artsmark. The school has a strong school ethos, followed by all staff and children. The Head of School, Governors, together with a dedicated and hard-working team of teachers, aim to provide the best education and a variety of opportunities for all of our children.

Arranging a visit to Aveley Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info.aps@catrust.org.uk.

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