This job expired on 30 May 2024

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£47,185.00 - £49,574.00 Annually (FTE) Leadership Scale Points 1 - 3

Assistant Headteacher - Teaching and Learning Lean job summary

All Saints Junior School is a small school in the heart of Reading. We are committed to working with families and their children to provide the highest quality of education. Our small team share the school's values and beliefs; that education will be challenging, engaging and will extend the achievement from 7 to 11 years of age. We develop confident young people, capable of independent learning, ready and prepared to be responsible and effective members of community.

Established as one of the first Free Schools in the country in September 2011, the school was founded through a partnership with local families and CfBT - now Anthem Trust. Since then the school has gone from strength to strength, receiving an ‘Outstanding’ rating from OFSTED in its first inspection and being voted ‘Best School’ in the Pride of Reading Awards in 2013

Our team is proud to be part of Anthem Schools Trust, who together create ambitious and successful schools where every child thrives.

We are looking to appoint an exceptional teacher and leader to join our Senior Leadership Team as one of our Assistant Headteachers. The successful candidate will be dedicated, reliable and passionate about developing strong teaching and learning cultures across the school. They will be enthusiastic, lead by example and always willing to go the extra mile for our children.

To achieve success, the Assistant Headteacher will:

  • work actively to promote and achieve the aspirations and ambitions of the school
  • secure and sustain outstanding teaching and learning
  • promote excellence, equality and high expectations for all children
  • provide vision, leadership and direction on a daily basis
  • promote the social and cultural development of all students
  • evaluate school performance and identify priorities for continuous improvement
  • be accountable for deploying allocated resources to achieve the school’s aims
  • value the diversity of the community served by the school
  • carry out day-to-day management, organisation and administration
  • secure the commitment of the wider community
  • create a safe and productive learning environment, which is engaging and fulfilling for all children
  • work with the headteacher to lead, motivate, support, challenge and develop all staff to secure continued improvement

What we can offer you:

  • The chance to join a supportive and friendly team, who are passionate about the school community and creating a community where learning and school life is engaging and exciting.
  • The opportunity to work within an organisation who have a robust personal development programme and are committed to the professional development of every individual.
  • Membership of local government pension scheme
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme offering free confidential support on a range of issues such as work, wellbeing, money, heath and legal advice.
  • Cycle to work and Tech schemes
  • Access to a Health Cash Plan, an optional scheme to pay a weekly of monthly premium to claim money back on every day healthcare needs such as dentist, optical and physical needs.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About All Saints Junior School

School type
Free School, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
98 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

School location

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