Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    20 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

L1 to L3

What skills and experience we're looking for

The children, staff and Governors are looking to appoint a dedicated and aspirational leader from September 2024. We are looking for someone who is forward thinking, enthusiastic and flexible and who is driven to improve standards. In addition to responsibility for teaching and learning in EYFS and KS1, we are looking for someone to take responsibility for leading innovation within our foundation curriculum. The role does come with a part time teaching commitment as well as dedicated release for leadership throughout the week.

You must:

  • Have children at the centre of everything that you do
  • Be inspiring and creative
  • Be committed to creating the best possible learning experience for our children
  • Be dedicated to developing the whole child

Conway Primary School is a very popular 2 form entry primary school in The Royal Borough of Greenwich. We currently have over 450 pupils on roll from Nursery to Year 6. We recognise the potential for every individual to achieve excellence. Our vision is to provide a stimulating, safe and respectful learning environment, where all members of our community work in partnership to achieve the best for every child. We want our children to leave us as happy, confident, individual learners, who have acquired positive attitudes and values, enabling them to contribute to the world in which they live.

Conway Primary is a ‘Good School where behaviour is good.

This is a friendly and stimulating place for pupils to learn. Pupils come to school enthusiastically. Families and pupils feel that staff care about them and are attentive to their needs. They are proud to belong to the diverse school community. The curriculum includes plentiful opportunities for pupils to learn about the different views and experiences of others.

Pupils behave well.

Staff expect pupils to take responsibility for their behaviour . For example school council members help to organise the sports played in the multi use games area. Pupils are taught to recognise their emotions as part of leaders focus on developing emotional intelligence ’’.

Leaders want pupils to be ready to overcome challenges and work alongside each other in a supportive manner

Pupils have been taught about bullying. They know what to do if they feel unsafe. On the rare occasions that problems happen, staff deal with them quickly Pupils are confident that they can talk to staff if they have any worries.

Pupils speak excitedly about their learning . They clearly enjoy studying a broad curriculum. Leaders ensure that staff have the expertise to develop pupils knowledge effectively, including in subjects such as Mandarin and physical education. Leaders have high expectations for all, including those with special educational needs and/or disabilities. (OFSTED 2022)

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • Children who are well behaved and love learning
  • A positive, friendly and happy working environment where staff are all dedicated and passionate about their roles
  • Progressive and innovative thinking
  • Dedicated leadership time throughout the week
  • An enabling, ‘can do’ culture in which to learn and grow
  • A commitment to your future progression & leadership development
  • Innovative and engaging CPD opportunities

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 Conway Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
443 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Conway is a primary school that is happy, caring and secure, which values children’s contributions and believes that the key to achievement is high self-esteem. We promote respect, trust, understanding and tolerance within our school community.

These values are held in high regard and contribute to children achieving their full potential and high standards.

Conway Primary is almost hidden within the maze of Victorian terrace houses which surround it. Most of the pupils live within a few miles of the school; although a few of them live further away. We are a vibrant multi-cultural, multi-faith community which boasts over 42 home languages and dialects; all living, learning and growing in harmony together which promotes a strong sense of community.

We pride ourselves on being a friendly, exciting and stimulating place to learn, offering a curriculum rich with opportunities and experiences where children become independent and confident young people. Children are entitled to a good education and here at Conway Primary School we ensure we provide the opportunity for our pupils to achieve their maximum potential with many achieving the highest possible standards at the end of key stage 2.

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