Assistant Headteacher

Blacko Primary School, Nelson, Lancashire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £39,965 to £44,106

Job summary

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and forward-thinking assistant headteacher, who is the right person to help lead our school on the next stage of the journey. We are seeking to employ a professional with outstanding practice and a strong dedication to working as part of a team. An individual who is committed to supporting the development of independent learning which raises the glass ceiling for all pupils in our school.

The post will begin on 1st September 2020 and is class-based with allocated management time for the role.

Application packs and details can be obtained through the school office on or 01282 616669

Potential Candidates are welcomed to come and visit our school, this can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01282 616669.

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status

Essential skills and experience

Evidence of appropriate professional development for the role
Substantial and current experience as a leader in a primary school
To have taken an active involvement in school self-evaluation and development planning
To have had experience of and ability to contribute to staff development across the primary range.
Successful experience of teaching in a school serving a community that is facing similar challenges
Significant teaching experience across the primary phase
Current knowledge and understanding of all 3 Key Stages in the primary phase
To be able to effectively use data, assessment and target setting to raise standards/address weaknesses
Demonstrate an understanding and awareness for the needs of the pupils at Blacko Primary School and how these could be met.
To demonstrate a clear rationale for behaviour management.
To be a leader of learning demonstrating, promoting and leading outstanding classroom practice.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 102 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Blacko Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Blacko Primary School

School location

Blacko Primary School, Gisburn Road, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 6LS