18 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2023 (or sooner if available)

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L4 - L8

What skills and experience we're looking for

Post: Assistant Headteacher

Salary: L4 – L8

Job Term: Full time

Appointment Type: Permanent

To start: September 2023 (or sooner if available)

Website: www.broomvalleycommunityschool.co.uk

Job details

We are looking for an enthusiastic leader, determined to ensure that every child has the opportunity to reach their potential. The successful candidate will work with the senior leadership team, responsible for the strategic leadership of teaching and learning and subject leader development, as well as having a teaching commitment. They will support our school’s commitment to delivering a creative, broad and balanced curriculum and working with senior and middle leaders, will be responsible for providing outstanding care and provision, for all our children.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Unshakable in their commitment to put children first with an unwavering drive to deliver great outcomes for all children.
  • A consistently high performing inspirational teacher, with a passion for teaching and learning and the skills to inspire and promote the same in their team.
  • Embrace our commitment to providing a secure and enriching experience, where each child is encouraged to develop strong personal, academic, physical and creative skills.
  • A practitioner with a robust understanding of teaching and learning, curriculum and a proven track record of success leading on whole school priorities.
  • Committed to whole school professional development with a determination to grow, develop and learn.
  • Support, motivate and challenge our school team with energy, integrity and respect.
  • Flexible and willing to respond to new challenges.
  • Able to share and learn from best practice whilst knowing how to exploit the collaborative opportunities we have with external partnerships.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer:

  • An energetic and imaginative place where children are well behaved and share a love for learning.

  • A forward-looking school where an emphasis is placed on fostering aspirations and promoting a love for learning.
  • A school that embraces diversity and delivers an exciting and ambitious curriculum that is aimed at preparing our children for success and their next steps in today’s world.
  • A school where all staff are dedicated to providing all children with what they need to achieve their potential, constantly striving to discover innovative teaching methods and demanding the best from our children and ourselves.

  • Strong supportive partnerships with parents and the wider community.
  • A happy, stimulating and safe learning environment.
  • Opportunities for developing personal areas of expertise.

We are looking for a leader to join our team, who will be relentless in our pursuit of excellence to create the best school possible for the children in our care. As a school, we believe that a major part of this success is due to an unwavering commitment to professional continuum, growing and developing potential within and across our staff team.

All potential candidates are warmly invited to visit the school so you can see for yourself our positive learning ethos. There will be an opportunity to visit school:

  • Friday 24th March at 1pm and
  • Monday 27th at 2pm and 4 pm

Please contact Mrs Moore, Business Support Officer, at Broom Valley Community School on 01709 828636 if you are able to visit. If you would like to discuss the role with Angela Maltby (Head Teacher) over the telephone, please contact 01709 828636 during school hours.

Further details about the role

The children, staff and Governing Board of Broom Valley Community School seek to appoint an experienced leader who is ambitious and inspirational educator. We are looking for a motivated and supportive practitioner to become Assistant Headteacher of Broom Valley Community School. We are extremely proud of our school, open to new and creative ideas and believe in the potential of every child in our care. The successful candidate will share our passion and dedication for the Broom Valley Community; someone who is a motivated, dynamic leader with a passion for learning. Someone who can also demonstrate excellence and uphold our vision– We Dare to Dream Big. If you are a successful educator, with a proven track record of leading on whole school improvement areas looking for your next step we would be delighted to hear from you.

Broom Valley Community School Primary school is rated “good” by Ofsted and is situated in the centre of Rotherham. We are a two-form entry primary school, who are seeking to appoint an Assistant head to help lead the strategic improvement of teaching and learning and subject leader development. We are an inclusive and friendly school, which has a diverse catchment at the heart of our community. We are an outward facing LA maintained school, working closely together with local networks, Hubs and working parties, keen to work in partnership to support staff and create a sustainable model of education for all our students and staff.

The school seeks a skilled practitioner to join our committed and talented team, who will embrace our ethos of, ‘Together, we dare to dream big.’ This position is permanent from September 2023 (or sooner if available).

Closing date: Monday 17th April 2023 Noon

Shortlisting: Tuesday 18th April 2023

Interviews: Wednesday 26th April 2023

Commitment to safeguarding

At Broom Valley Community School, we are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of our children. We work in partnership with parents/carers to safeguard and promote the welfare of our children. When concerned about the welfare of a child, we will always act in the interests of the child and we have a responsibility to take action. We have a legal duty to assist our colleagues in other agencies with child protection enquiries. This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a DBS at an enhanced level.

Applying for the job

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About Broom Valley Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
399 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Email address
Phone number
01709 828636

Arranging a visit to Broom Valley Community School

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