6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    2 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L11 to L16

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Assistant Headteacher will support the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team in:

o Leading on improving standards in teaching and learning across the school

o Managing behaviour, attendance and academic progress

o Reporting on progress towards meeting the school’s aims and objectives for the above

The Assistant Headteacher will have a significantly reduced teaching commitment, complying with the Teachers’ Standards and modelling best practice for others.

They may be required to undertake any of the duties delegated by the headteacher.

The Assistant Headteacher will:

  • Be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team
  • Be responsible for Teaching and Learning
  • Line-manage colleagues
  • Have a high profile around the school
  • Be willing to deputise for the Headteacher

What the school offers its staff

An incredible opportunity has arisen for a practising Catholic to join the supportive, hardworking and committed staff of St Anthony’s.

St Anthony’s is looking to appoint an ambitious and dynamic Assistant Headteacher at an exciting chapter in the school’s development as we join St Benedict Catholic Academy Trust. We are looking for an inspirational senior leader who will lead on Teaching and Learning. The Assistant Head’s role will be to support the Headteacher in raising standards and driving school improvement. The Assistant Head will join a well-established Senior Leadership Team, in a welcoming and successful school community.

In return, we offer opportunities to grow and develop as a leader, supported by the experienced Headteacher, the wider leadership team and the newly formed St Benedict Catholic Academy Trust.

Further details about the role

Visits to the school are actively encouraged.

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children is paramount and all staff are expected to share this commitment.
Any offer of employment is subject to two satisfactory professional references, medical clearance, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check (DBS), evidence of eligibility to work in the UK and evidence of qualifications. All of the above checks, must have been completed before the start of employment.

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 aboilson@stanthonys.southwark.sch.uk

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About St Anthony's Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
432 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

St Anthony's is a successful two form entry Catholic Primary School in East Dulwich. Situated close to Lordship Lane, with excellent public transport links, we are a well-established and vibrant school in a beautiful building with delightful children.

St Anthony’s is “amongst the top 3 per cent of primary schools in the country”. Rt Hon Nick Gibb (20th Jan 2020)

Arranging a visit to St Anthony's Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email aboilson@stanthonys.southwark.sch.uk.

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