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  • Job start date

    1 November 2023

  • Closing date

    22 September 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£54,816.00 - £58,959.00 Annually (Actual) Leadership scale 7 to 10 dependent on experience

Assistant Headteacher job summary

As Assistant Headteacher, you will work with the Headteacher and all stakeholders to promote a love of learning within our supportive community to provide pupils with the most enriching school experience we can offer.

As Assistant Headteacher you will be required to:

  • Support the Headteacher in the performance of their duties by assisting the Headteacher in the leadership and management of school affairs. 

  • As part of the Senior Leadership Team, lead and manage whole school policy, its implementation and evaluation.

  • Support the management and development of the school curriculum, leadership, learning and teaching in order to promote exceptional educational outcomes and progress.

  • Lead in collaborating in partnership with the wider community, including families, whilst maintaining professional boundaries 

  • Nurture and value the children, promoting their safety, wellbeing and learning

  • Have a strong vision and ethos that supports our values and culture

  • Be creative, enthusiastic and resourceful with a passion for teaching and learning

  • Have a strong commitment to inclusion with high expectations for all learners

  • Be an outstanding classroom practitioner with the ability to inspire children to learn

  • Have a ‘can-do’ approach to the challenges of leadership

  • Be able to support and challenge in equal measure 

  • Be relentless in the pursuit of excellence

  • Uphold the teacher's national standards and be an exceptional role model

Salary for this post will be on the Leadership Scale 7-10 depending on experience and current salary. This is a permanent position.

This post has a minimum requirement of 2 references which must be your current or most recent employer. Applicants must have at least 5 years’ teaching experience and some experience of a middle leadership role. 

Churchfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and medical checks.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Churchfield Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
553 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Ivy Learning Trust is a small, inclusive family of community schools based in North London and Hertfordshire.

We believe in a fair and just society. That is why we offer the very best education to all our children

In all our schools our learning culture creates reflective and resilient pupils who love, and take ownership of their learning.

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