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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

UPS or Leadership depending upon experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational Assistant Head Teacher to join Murrow Primary Academy in September 2024.

The successful candidate must be an excellent classroom practitioner who can support and challenge all pupils to achieve their full potential.Experience of leadership and raising standards in teaching and learning are essential. Ideally, the candidate will be an experienced Key Stage 1 practitioner as the role includes some classroom responsibilities. The candidate must be passionate and enthusiastic about Early Reading and Phonics as this will be a core part of the role.

We are looking for someone to act as a role model for teaching and learning and make a distinctive contribution to the raising of pupil’s standards. The candidate must be flexible, organised and operational in the day-to-day management of the school in the absence of the Co- Head Teachers. Effective communication and collaboration with the wider senior leadership team is vital.

We are dedicated to high quality professional development and there are opportunities for further progression within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust. At Murrow Primary Academy, you can expect a supportive culture within a Trust with very high aspirations. We value our staff and there are many development opportunities within the Partnership.

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is a charitable multi-academy trust specialising in the Primary sector. We are building a thriving community of schools that succeed on behalf of their children. The Family of Academies within the Trust currently incorporates three hubs: St Neots, Fenland and Royston.

What the school offers its staff

Further benefits include:

  • Collaborative approach to working across our mini-hub of 3 schools Murrow, Leverington and Gorefield Primary Academies;
  • Opportunities to train/work with other academies within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust to share best practice and resources;
  • A friendly and professional team;
  • Teacher Pension Scheme;
  • A caring and supportive working environment.

We warmly welcome you to visit the school before you apply. For information on who we are and what we do why not browse our website: https://www.murrowprimary.co.uk/

More information and application forms can be downloaded from the Diamond

Learning Partnership Trust website: https://diamondlearningtrust.com/careeropportunities

Application forms, with a covering letter should be sent to HR@diamondlearningtrust.com or posted to:

HR Department

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust

C/o Winhills Primary Academy

Off Duck Lane,

St Neots


PE19 2DX

If you would like to discuss the role or visit the Academy before applying, we would be delighted to welcome you. To make an appointment please contact the school office on 01945 700357 or email office@Murrow.cambs.sch.uk

Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants are thanked for their interest in this post. Please note that only the candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

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.

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About Murrow Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
99 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Arranging a visit to Murrow Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@diamondlearningpartnership.com.

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