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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    23 April 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    16 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L5 - L9

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for:

  • Effective leadership and management skills
  • An exemplary practitioner with the ability to coach and develop colleagues
  • A commitment to adapting and leading change in our flourishing and ever improving school by raising standards of education and accelerating the performance and achievement of our pupils
  • Experience in leading assessment, tracking and monitoring
  • Commitment to raising children’s aspirations
  • Ability to inspire and motivate colleagues, pupils and parents
  • A creative and innovative approach
  • A commitment to improving life chances for pupils
  • A commitment to keeping Children Safe in Education

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • Excellent professional development opportunities
  • Opportunity to work with highly committed colleagues; within the school and across Creative Education Trust.
  • Happy, highly motivated, enthusiastic and well-behaved pupils
  • Support and challenge from Creative Education Trust Governing Body
  • Well-resourced learning environment
  • Opportunity to innovate, inspire and lead
  • Strong links with the local community and beyond
  • Supportive parents and PTA

Further details about the role

The Role

The core purpose of the Assistant Headteacher – Curriculum & Assessment is to ensure the achievement of the highest possible educational standards, creating an ethos characterised by high expectations and a community in which pupils and staff feel valued.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, experienced and ambitious Assistant Headteacher with high expectations of themselves and others and who is ready to play a key role in the overall leadership, management and further development of Woodlands Primary Academy.

As a member of the senior leadership team you will provide support to the Headteacher and support the management and development of the school curriculum and learning and teaching provision in order to promote improved educational outcomes for the children.

Commitment to safeguarding

Creative Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake relevant safeguarding checks in line with the Government safer recruitment guidelines.

This post will come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

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About Woodlands Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
463 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01493 665314

About our school
Our school is within easy travelling distance from Norwich, Suffolk and surrounding areas
We are a friendly, successful and vibrant two-form entry primary school situated on a large well -resourced site with an impressive outdoor environment.

We achieved GOOD judgements in all areas of our OFSTED inspection in 2017 and our team continue to set high standards and expectations for children’s academic achievements as well as offering a supportive, caring and creative learning environment.

Our children enjoy weekly Bushcraft sessions in our wonderful woodland area and all children enjoy a creative music and PE curriculum led by specialist teachers. The school benefits from good support from parents and the local community.

Arranging a visit to Woodlands Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@woodlandsprimaryacademy.org.uk.

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