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  • Start date details

    Sept 23 / Jan 24

  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    6 July 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

Full time: Full time position

Contract type


Pay scale

L1 - L5

What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you feel ready to take the next step in your leadership career? Do you have a relentless focus on improving outcomes & life chances for all pupils irrespective of context or situation? Then this role may be for you!

This is an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Head of School to join our existing SLT team at Olympic Primary and make a positive impact in raising standards and the quality of experience for our children.

Working with the Head of School and also alongside the wider leadership team, you will be based at Olympic Primary and will be responsible for raising standards within Teaching and Learning, and ensuring these standards are consistently applied across all year groups.

We are seeking an Assistant Head of School who is:

  • Able to lead, motivate, challenge and inspire whole school communities

  • Committed to achieving the highest possible standards of learning and teaching

  • Dynamic and enthusiastic with the vision and energy to help lead schools to excellence

  • Friendly and approachable with excellent communication skills and a passion for teaching

  • Experienced in school improvement with a proven track record of success and strong leadership in developing some aspect of teaching and learning.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • Lively, friendly and aspirational children who are determined to make the most of their schooling

  • A dynamic and dedicated team of teachers and support staff who want the best for their children

  • Career progression and leadership opportunities following the end of the contract

  • A supportive and forward thinking Trust Board, Parental Advisory Body and parent community

  • Excellent opportunities for further professional development, through the Lion Academy Trust.

The successful candidate will raise expectations and aspirations, promote the Trust’s pedagogy for highly effective learning and help achieve positive outcomes for children. We offer you a great opportunity to develop your career in a well-respected, Multi Academy Trust working with a forward thinking, vibrant and very supportive team.

Further details about the role

For an application pack, please contact Kerry Ridge, Operations Manager - kerry@lionacademytrust.net or for any further information you might require, contact Martin Hunter, Deputy Head of school via the school email address: school@olympicprimaryacademy.net

Closing Date: Friday 29th September 2023 @ 17:00*

*For September starting applicants interviews will be held on a rolling basis. Please ensure applications are sent as soon as possible.

The Lion Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and the successful applicant must provide satisfactory references and will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure, along with all relevant safeguarding checks.

Commitment to safeguarding

Lion Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children.
The successful candidate will require two positive references from current and previous employers. The position is subject to an enhanced DBS and medical checks.

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About Olympic Primary

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
398 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01933 677300

Do you want to work in a school that OFSTED 2023 says this about:
Staff are very proud to work at Olympic Primary. They recognise that the school has improved considerably since it was taken over by Lion Academy Trust.
Classrooms are calm, purposeful place where pupils can focus on their learning.
Staff adapt lessons to meet the needs of pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). These changes ensure that pupils with SEND learn the full curriculum.

Arranging a visit to Olympic Primary

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email school@olympicprimaryacademy.net.

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