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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

L5 - L9

What skills and experience we're looking for

As Assistant Headteacher, we would like to appoint someone who:

● Has vision, energy and enthusiasm for education in general.

● Has proven leadership skills and experience of coaching, supporting and working to improve teaching and learning.

● Is an experienced and outstanding classroom practitioner with consistently high expectations for our children’s achievement, behaviour and personal development.

● Will work as part of the strategic leadership team to drive and lead school improvement.

● Can inspire and motivate pupils and colleagues.

● Can demonstrate consistently outstanding classroom practice and support others.

● Is committed to obtaining high standards of achievement and behaviour.

● Will be confident in planning, assessing and target setting to meet the needs of all children in their class.

● Has excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.

● Is fully committed to working collaboratively and be an active, dedicated member of our team.

● Will actively show initiative and work independently.

● Is enthusiastic, flexible and committed to raising standards of attainment and achievement for all children.

● Is able to promote links within WISE Academies and with the wider community.

● Is willing to uphold and develop the ethos of WISE Ac

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

● A well-established school within a supportive community

● A successful team of teachers and support staff

● Continued Professional Development in your role as Assistant Headteacher

● A Commitment to managing staff workload and wellbeing at all times.

● The opportunity to be part of a dynamic and passionate team, in WISE Academies.

● Exceptionally enthusiastic children who are eager to learn.

● A creative environment that supports and enhances our vision and inclusive ethos.

● On- going commitment to your professional development

● Excellent wellbeing package including GP appointments, physiotherapy, counselling and support networks.

● Excellent training and peer support.

Further details about the role

WISE Academies set high expectations for staff and students in order to meet our mission and raise standards.

WISE Academies safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with Local Safeguarding Board Procedures.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subjects to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The Trust is committed to safer recruitment and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service clearance. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Trust is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from as diverse a group as possible.

Wise Academies will also consider carrying out an online search for all candidates to help identify any potential issues that are publicly available online.

Applicants must have authorisation to work in the U.K.

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 Morpeth Road Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
354 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Due to an internal Trust promotion an exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious, inspirational and highly effective leader with proven leadership experience either in a permanent capacity to join our Trust. We will also consider applications form current UPR Teachers who can demonstrate their impact of rapid school improvement.

Are you an experienced teacher looking to take on a leadership role in primary education? We are seeking a dynamic and passionate Assistant Headteacher to join our thriving school community. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to make a real difference in the lives of young children by overseeing their educational journey from 2 years old through nursery and reception classes.

Our mission is to provide a high quality educational community, which offers life-changing opportunities in a safe, creative and exciting environment.

Arranging a visit to Morpeth Road Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Recruitment@wiseacademies.co.uk.

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