This job expired on 20 May 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Fulltime - Monday to Friday

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Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an assistant headteacher who:

  • is currently a highly regarded senior teacher/leader with a track record of sustained school improvement, including writing, delivering, monitoring and evaluating improvement plans
  • is DSL trained, currently working as the DSL or part of a DSL team. Has a strong understanding of safeguarding requirements and commitment to meeting them fully as part of the duty of care
  • has an excellent understanding of KS2
  • is able to demonstrate an innovative and adaptable management style to successfully lead whole-school initiatives, while also being supportive, motivating and challenging
  • is able to lead the development of teaching, learning and the curriculum, including giving precise feedback and strong direction where required
  • is able to support the leadership of behaviour management and make positive changes to the attitudes of learners and staff while maintaining high expectations of exceptional behaviour from all.

What the school offers its staff

GJS is an amazing two form entry Junior School delivering a dynamic, exciting, fully sequenced curriculum. As the Assistant Headteacher you will lead on the delivery and impact of the curriculum, directly line-managing the teaching staff. More detailed information about the curriculum can be found on the school website. Added to that, GJS can offer you an outstanding learning environment with cutting edge teaching resources. These include a 50m2Immersive Room, state of the art classrooms and every child equipped with their own personal laptop.

GJS has a staff team who are highly driven and fully supportive towards each other, helping to maximise potential. Furthermore (and most importantly) GJS has wonderful children who are eager and enthusiastic to engage and learn.

Commitment to safeguarding

Greenleys Junior School is committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding. Applicants will be required to undergo safer recruitment screening appropriate to the post. The successful applicant will require an enhanced DBS check. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records and shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a self-declaration of criminal record form in advance of attending an interview. In addition, online checks will be completed in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.

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About Greenleys Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
225 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
01908 312551

In this amazing two form entry Junior School we have implemented a dynamic, exciting, fully sequenced curriculum.
More detailed information can be found on our website. Added to this, we can offer you an outstanding learning environment with cutting edge teaching resources, including a 50m2 Immersive Room and state of the art classrooms.

Arranging a visit to Greenleys Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jjago@greenleysjunior.org.

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