Assistant Headteacher Layton Primary School, Blackpool, Lancashire

Job description

Main purpose of the job
To promote, develop, plan for and ensure outstanding teaching and learning across Key Stage 2
To promote, develop, plan for and ensure a high quality curriculum across Key Stage 2 which challenges and inspires pupils to achieve the highest possible standards
Under the overall direction of the headteacher and deputy headteacher, and in conjunction with the Senior Leadership team, play a major role in:
Formulating the aims, objectives of the schools and establishing the policies through which they are to be achieved
Developing teaching and learning practice across Key stage 2 through planning, coaching and development of all staff
Plan and develop a high quality curriculum which challenges and inspires pupils to achieve the highest possible standards
be responsible for the standards and curriculum of all pupils including
Monitoring of progress towards achievement
Proactively manage staff and resources
Take on the responsibilities of the deputy headteacher as agreed and appropriate in the absence of the deputy headteacher
Carry out the professional duties of a teacher as required
Take responsibility for child protection issues as appropriate
Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school

Essential educational requirements

Qualified Teacher status with recent teaching experience within the Primary sector.
Evidence of recent professional development including recent management development.
Evidence of being an outstanding practitioner.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher status with recent teaching experience within the Primary sector.
Evidence of recent professional development including recent management development.
Evidence of being an outstanding practitioner.

Essential skills and experience

At least 2 years experience in a significant management role in a primary school: eg leader of age phase, whole school curriculum leadership
Evidence of implementation of curriculum initiatives, which have had significant impact on raising standards of teaching and learning.
Experience of planning, developing, monitoring and assessing a subject area.
Raising standards through systematic target setting and monitoring, including within the processes of Ofsted.
Provision of outstanding opportunities for learning and teaching in their own practice


About Layton Primary School

Address
Meyler Avenue, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 7DX
Phase
Primary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Layton Primary School website (opens in a new window)