10 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Full time: 3 days (0.6) teaching responsibility and 2 days (0.4) leadership responsibility

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership scale 5-9

What skills and experience we're looking for

Would you like to work in an ‘exceptional, happy and friendly school’ (Ofsted March 2023), where you can inspire our children’s love of learning? Talbot Primary is an outstanding school, and we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated, inspirational teacher to lead our Key Stage One team, Phonics and Reading strategy across the school in conjunction with a supportive leadership team. Your role is firmly rooted in our school beliefs of ‘Courage, Truth and Loyalty,’ with opportunities to coach and mentor staff and lead change across our school for the benefit of our staff, children and community.

Our school is a large two form, 3-11 primary based in Roundhay. We have wonderful pupils and a hardworking, committed staff who have helped shape the school into a nurturing and vibrant educational establishment at the heart of the community. We take pride in the fact that our pupils are keen to learn, polite and exemplary in their conduct and interactions.

We require an Assistant Headteacher who:

  • Is an effective classroom practitioner who can communicate well with parents and carers, children and our staff and work using their own initiative
  • Has the skill to line manage colleagues exceptionally well
  • Is a well-researched professional who will never back away from a challenge, who loves identifying and removing barriers and thereby making a difference
  • Can lead and has the desire to coach and mentor staff to ensure the quality of our phonics and reading provision remains of the highest quality
  • Believes in the potential of all children and is confident that they have the ability to support them to excel at our school

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer:

  • A genuine commitment to ensuring all children succeed in a school where children are engaged and enthusiastic to learn
  • Dedicated, protected leadership team
  • A supportive, collaborative leadership team where you can help shape the continued improvement of the school
  • Welcoming staff, parents and Governors who take pride in working together to make our school the best it can be
  • The opportunity to grow in your teaching and leadership practice through collaboration with our staff and tailored CPD, including National Professional Qualifications and network connections
  • Firm commitment and support for the health and well-being of our staff and children through a dedicated programme of provision

Commitment to safeguarding

Talbot Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. The school is required to conduct a variety of checks and online searches about you as part of their recruitment process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@talbotprimary.net

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About Talbot Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
499 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0113 2934086

Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11

Arranging a visit to Talbot Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@talbotprimary.net.

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