6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    30 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Leadership Scale L6-L10 (£47,735 - £52,723)

Job summary

The Governors of Ryelands Primary & Nursery School are seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher to join our effective leadership team and dedicated school staff.

We are looking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher to complement our leadership team, with the same drive and commitment to raising standards, to providing the very best provision for pupils and with a real desire to make a difference. We wish to appoint an outstanding teacher who can lead by example and who can work alongside the leadership team to drive improvements with focus and care for individuals and the community.

The Assistant Headteacher will:
• be an exemplary KS2 teacher
• lead a KS2 phase (either LKS2 or UKS2 Team Leader)
• be a core subject leader (either English or Mathematics)
• lead on Teaching and Learning

Please refer to the attached letter, job description and person specification for more detailed information about the post.

Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached.

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'.

Closing date: Tuesday 18th May 2021 Noon
Shortlisting date: Tuesday 18th May 2021 pm
Proposed visit and Interview Dates: 27th and 28th May

Applying for the job

Please complete the application form provided in the 'Supporting Documents' section. Completed applications (including letter of application) should be sent to Bev Jenkins (Business Support Manager) via e-mail b.jenkins@ryelands.lancs.sch.uk

Applications should be received by 12 noon on Tuesday 18th May.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
School size
411 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01524 64626

About Lancaster Ryelands Primary School

Ryelands is a happy and forward-thinking community primary school serving the Ryelands community in the city of Lancaster. There are 65% pupils entitled to PPG. The school has increasingly played a vital role as a hub for the community and opportunities to develop this are being further explored by governors. Our expectations are high, pupils and staff are highly valued; this is reflected in our ethos, learning environment and in all we do. There are over 400 children in school, two form entry with a nursery taking pupils from the age of two.

Arranging a visit to Lancaster Ryelands Primary School

Unfortunately we will not be able to show applicants around prior to the interview process, however successful applicants will have an opportunity to visit and spend quality time in school alongside the interview process.

We encourage you to visit our school website (www.ryelands.lancs.sch.uk) which contains a wealth of information about what we do as a school and how we do it.

School location

Torrisholme Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 2RJ

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