2 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L4-L9

What skills and experience we're looking for

Due to the current postholder relocating out of London,we are looking to appoint an innovative and inspirational non-class based Assistant Headteacher with a 0.4 teaching commitment, responsible for Teaching and Learning across the mainstream primary (2-11yrs). The position will suit an outstanding, inspirational middle/senior leader, or an experienced teacher who is looking to move into leadership, who has the drive to support an ambitious leadership team to further develop the pedagogy across the school. This person will use current research and evidence to ensure teachers are implementing the curriculum according to Rosenshine’s Principles and innovating practice through our coaching/mentoring and Teacher Research Group development models.

We have just had an Ofsted inspection (May 2024) and we are really excited to receive the report validating our strengths and ethos and values that are evident across our provision.

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • is an exemplary, outstanding classroom practitioner and is able to lead experienced colleagues
  • has proven experience of leading a phase or Key Stage
  • has the ability to work as part of a forward looking strategic leadership team
  • has a deep understanding of how EAL and SEND children learn
  • can coach/mentor and develop pedagogy in classrooms and across phases
  • is evidence informed and research driven
  • is able to support teachers to ensure accelerated pupil progress
  • is a proven, successful team player with motivational and interpersonal skills

We are looking to appoint the best from across the Primary range. The successful applicant will take up the post in September 2024.The AHT role is perfect for aspirational candidates wishing to develop their leadership skills in a supportive environment based around coaching and mentoring.

We pride ourselves on providing an environment where teachers have the freedom to teach and to grow.

We are committed to valuing staff, reducing unnecessary workload and ensuring staff wellbeing whilst working hard to maintain high standards of education.


The school is set in Netley Campus which includes Woodlands ASD resource base, Robson House PRU, Outreach and Language & Communication Team and an Adult Learning Centre. We are a large, culturally and socially diverse school with a strong inclusive ethos, driven by a committed and happy staff. The school is set in Regents Park estate, an area which has one of the highest poverty indices in England. We are very proud to have a centre for children who have Autism, and Acorns; our provision for two year olds.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • friendly children who are eager to learn
  • an innovative curriculum
  • excellent professional development
  • a happy, strong, supportive staff team
  • leadership coaching
  • a genuinely inclusive school with a positive and caring culture
  • a central location with good transport and cultural links
  • subject leadership for ambitious candidates


Further details about the role

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please email: jobs@netley.camden.sch.uk to enquire.A full Job Application Pack (including the Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form) can be found on our website: https://www.netley.camden.sch.uk/vacancies/

We have visits on:

Monday 13th May at 5:00pm

Thursday 16th May at 10:00am and 5:00pm

Monday 20th May at 5:00pm

Closing date for applications: 12 noon Tuesday 21st May 2024. Completed applications should labelled ‘AHT’ and sent to: jobs@netley.camden.sch.uk

Interview dates: Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th May

No agencies please


Commitment to safeguarding

Netley Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and staff. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and completion of all pre employment checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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 jobs@netley.camden.sch.uk

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About Netley Primary School & Centre for Autism

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
393 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
02037720350

Netley Primary School is a aspirational two form entry primary school in Camden with an autism resource base for 30 pupils and a centre for two year olds. Situated on Netley Campus we are located alongside an Adult Learning Centre, Camden’s Primary Pupil Referral Unit and an NHS Language & Communications Team.
We are a Gold UNICEF Rights Respecting school and this ethos permeates through all aspects of school life. The successful candidates will be prepared to work hard and respond to daily challenges, but not have unreasonable demands placed upon them in terms of hours worked, marking or evidencing. Most of our staff stay between 5-15 years as we offer a nurturing, respectful environment where teachers have freedom to teach and to grow.

Arranging a visit to Netley Primary School & Centre for Autism

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@netley.camden.sch.uk.

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