Assistant Headteacher

Ilfracombe Infant and Nursery School, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 8JL

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership L1-L7

Assistant Headteacher job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Headteacher to join the Senior Leadership Team of Goodleigh C of E Primary School and Ilfracombe Infant & Nursery School Federation.

We aim to be a federation where all pupils can achieve as well as they can, they can grow and develop intellectually, emotionally, physically and spiritually within a family atmosphere in which education is the joint responsibility of pupils, parents and staff.

We promote an ethos of respect for ourselves, others and the environment. Our aim is that children care about each other and others from different backgrounds.

We are looking for someone that inspires, guides and instils a love of learning and sense of confidence in children, who sees each child as a unique person and your provision will reflect this. We are looking for someone who can track the learning journey for each child and challenges and supports learners and forges strong positive relationships based on commitment and trust.

As a member of our Senior Leadership Team you will model exemplary practice as a leader and class teacher and have effective and efficient communication skills. You will be committed to providing a high quality creative curriculum which engages pupils and contributes to high achievement.

There will be responsibility for safeguarding as part of a safeguarding team and training will be provided.

You will have class teaching responsibilities which we anticipate to be 0.6 FTE.

We can offer the opportunity to work in thriving schools alongside a dedicated hard working team.

If you love to facilitate learning and build skills through a variety of ways, including hands on, real-life learning, and are a lifetime learner, we want to hear from you. To discuss the role further, or to a arrange a visit, please call us on 01271 863462.

The role will be based at Ilfracombe Infant and Nursery School however there may be a requirement to work at either school within our federation.

Your completed application form should be returned by email to

The Goodleigh C of E Primary School and Ilfracombe Infant & Nursery School Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure is required for this post.

Using the application form

Your completed application form should be returned by email to

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About Ilfracombe Infant and Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
298 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7
Contact phone number
01271 863462

We are a larger than average infant school situated within the seaside town of Ilfracombe. We have a strong sense of community and are involved in a variety of events and activities within our town.

We are part of a Federation which consists of two schools situated in North Devon: Goodleigh C of E Primary School and Ilfracombe Infant and Nursery School. We have an Executive Headteacher and one governing body who contribute to our current success and help us continue to improve and move forwards.

Arranging a visit to Ilfracombe Infant and Nursery School

Visits are warmly welcomed please call 01271 863462

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