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  • Start date details

    1st September 2023/1st January 2024

  • Closing date

    16 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£46,548 - £51,470

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a passionate, driven and committed Assistant Head (Quality of Education) to join our successful senior leadership team. This is a crucial role where you will work closely with the Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher, Governors and extended leadership team to shape the future of the school. This position which may suit an experienced Phase Leader or Head of Department and may be excellent preparation for Deputy Headship. The post holder will be line managed by the Head. The successful candidate will, in turn, be line managing Middle Managers. This is a permanent position which will include a 0.5 teaching commitment.

You will be joining us at an exhilarating time with the school becoming a Centre of Excellence, Character Education School and continuing our journey as a VBE school. We are also finishing our journey with The National Behaviour Hubs and looking to become a lead school in the near future. We are passionate about developing ethical vocabulary and ethical intelligence, which could be argued is the most important intelligence for the sustainability of our world, enabling Phoenix children to be educated citizens, helping to engender an appreciation of human creativity and achievement.

We have carefully designed a relevant curriculum driven by excellence, which prepares the pupils for the world in which they will live and work. Through our curriculum, we aim to provide the pupils with the knowledge, skills, habits and character traits that can be applied across all traditional academic subject areas an in all educational, career and social settings throughout their life.

We provide rich opportunities for the pupils to explore citizenship and real-life issues, which at times they may have to grapple with and make sense of, working together to develop ‘real life’ values such as collaboration and communication, respect, justice, courage, compassion and forgiveness.

What the school offers its staff

Step into Phoenix Primary School and you will feel a haven of warmth and a true sense of community, halls filled with children enjoying their day, staff with a great sense of humour, a leadership team that places importance on family and professional trust. A team that faces the next steps of each journey with resilience, kindness and compassion. A team that supports the children and their families through so much more than their educational journey. We ask that you do not judge a book by its cover. Look beyond and you will discover the exciting opportunities that Phoenix Primary School has to offer

We also offer:

Membership of Benenden Healthcare Scheme

Whole Trust approach to well-being

Teachers Pension Scheme

Two week half term in October

Family Friendly policies

Cycle to Work Scheme

Access to Civil Service Sports Council

20% discount of membership for Avenue Tennis

Employee Referral Scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

The Beyond School Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all staff and students. Any offer of appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS with children’s barred list and online check will be required for all successful applicants

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About Phoenix Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
359 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

Phoenix Primary is a proud accredited enhanced VbE setting, our values are at the heart of everything we do for our children. Our curriculum is knowledge-engaged and along with our values, the two promote self-leadership, which enables all children to work towards fulfilling their wonderful potential.

This year Phoenix Primary School welcomed our first cohort of Year 2 to continue the exciting transformation from a junior school to a Primary School. Our EYFS and KS1 classes are inspiring, using planning in the moment and Continuous Provision in Year 1, our curriculum is only possible with the key relationships staff build with the children.

Arranging a visit to Phoenix Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mireland@phoenixprimary.com.

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