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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

GLF Leadership L1 - L5

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a non-classed based Cluster Assistant Headteacher to work across two of our schools within the Caterham area.

  • Hillcroft Primary School
  • Marden Lodge Primary School

Your opportunity

As a Cluster Assistant Headteacher, you will help to shape the future vision of the schools, promote excellence, equality and the highest expectations for our children and staff.

We are looking for a passionate and ambitious leader who is driven by a clear moral purpose. You must be able to mentor, coach, challenge and support our staff teams. You should expect to lead on a varied portfolio of responsibilities, with a focus on the quality of education to ensure that our offer meets the needs of every child; that all our assessment and data systems are robust and fit for purpose; and that we have a highly-skilled team of teachers through staff coaching and development.

The successful candidate will be a motivated middle leader who is now seeking promotion to the position of Assistant Headteacher, or who is an experienced Assistant Headteacher looking for their next career move into a large Trust with many progression opportunities. They will be an excellent classroom practitioner, who has the ability to share, model and demonstrate the key characteristics of effective teaching and learning and support the effective implementation of the aligned GLF curriculum. Leading positively, professionally and enthusiastically, you will support us in maintaining high standards across the schools and within the Cluster.

What the school offers its staff

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish.

  • Access to our highly competitive teaching pension scheme
  • Flexible working options
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Career pathways and talent management
  • Staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working model

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.

Applying for the job

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About Marden Lodge Primary School and Nursery

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

Arranging a visit to Marden Lodge Primary School and Nursery

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email w.vicars@hillcroftschool.org.

School location

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