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Assistant Headteacher

Rustington Community Primary School, Littlehampton, West Sussex

Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 1 to Lead Practitioners range 5, £41,064 to £45,319

Job summary

Assistant Headteacher Vacancy

Required from September 2020:
Leadership 1 - 5
Salary £41064- £45319 p.a. pro rata

We are looking to appoint an assistant headteacher to join our friendly, caring and committed team and to inspire and motivate the children at Rustington to reach their full potential and achieve high standards.

We are looking for prospective candidates with a very good understanding of high quality teaching and learning, together with a firm grasp of how to promote excellent behaviour. In return we can offer a supportive and friendly working environment with the possibility of professional development opportunities both in school and outside.

For a list of essential and/or desirable criteria please see the personal specification and job description available to download alongside this advert.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

The Schoolsworks Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to successful DBS, health and qualifications checks and satisfactory references.

Please contact the office if you would like to arrange a visit either via email office@rustington.academy or phone 01903 785271

Closing date: 12 noon on 2nd March 2020
Lesson observations will take place in the same week for short-listed applicants

Interview date for selected applicants: 11th March 2020

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree with PGCE or equivalent
Evidence of further study in the last 5 years (desirable)

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Varied experience and understanding of teaching and learning across one key stage
Previous recent experience as a senior leader or middle leader role in a primary school
Experience of data analysis
Experience of leading and managing people
Experience of contributing to self- evaluation and school improvement
Experience of leading training and other staff development activities, including appraisal
Understanding of the safeguarding requirements in primary schools
Teaching judged to be consistently ‘good’ or better
Good knowledge of the National Curriculum for Key Stage 1 and 2 and the EYFS Framework
Sound understanding of assessment, recording and reporting, including analysing pupil progress
Understanding how analysis of school performance data, including the effective use of target setting, can help raise standards
Up-to-date knowledge and understanding of current educational issues
Understanding of how to meet the needs of all pupils through ‘quality first teaching’.

Employee benefits

Wide ranging high quality professional development and career opportunities within our trust;
Well supported induction for both NQT’s and teachers new to the school;
Mentoring from outstanding colleagues and the opportunity to work alongside experienced practitioners.
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More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 566 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Rustington Community Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email office@rustington.academy

About Rustington Community Primary School

School location

North Lane, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN16 3PW