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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    28 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time: Full time equivalent

Contract type


Pay scale

L1 - 5

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone that:

  • Has a passion for learning and teaching.
  • Creates a stimulating and engaging learning environment for our Reception children.
  • Tailors teaching methods to accommodate diverse learning styles and individual needs.
  • Sets high expectations for all.
  • Shows compassion in order to support all members of our school community.
  • Can embody the school’s Christian vision and values.
  • Has excellent inter-personal communication, analytical and organisational skills.
  • Has a forensic understanding of pedagogy and helping children reach their full potential.
  • Has an effective understanding of Rosenshine’s Principles of Instruction.
  • Fosters a positive and inclusive classroom culture that promotes a sense of belonging and self-confidence.


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and relevant teaching and leadership experience.
  • NPQ’s or a desire to undertake further professional development
  • A genuine passion for teaching young children and a commitment to their holistic development.
  • Specialised knowledge or interest in leading English.
  • Experience or a willingness to lead our team in improving outcomes for our children with SEND.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

What the school offers its staff

Bredon Hancock’s Endowed C of E First School is a happy, family orientated school with a Christian ethos where staff, children and families enjoy working to continuously seek improvement and promote high standards of achievement and success. We are a small village voluntary aided school with 155 pupils aged 4-10 years, arranged currently in six classrooms each accommodating a single year group.

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and continuous learning.
  • The chance to make a meaningful impact on the lives of young learners.
  • Genuinely child centered and inclusive approach.
  • Well-motivated staff – a dedicated team with a supportive governing body, who together help to create an inspirational working environment.
  • Strong commitment to both academic standards and individual growth of every child.
  • An opportunity to work with wonderful, enthusiastic and responsive children who are eager to learn.
  • A school rigorously improving built on research-based knowledge and understanding
  • Staff keen to drive their professional development both from colleagues within school and from the wider education landscape.
  • A freshly decorated and resourced Reception classroom and planned development for the outside area

Further details about the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Bredon Hancock’s Endowed C of E First School for an inspirational leader and reception class teacher. The Governing Body is looking for an enthusiastic and effective leader and teacher that can make the curriculum meaningful, manageable and motivating. As our Reception Teacher, you will play a crucial role in laying the foundation for a lifelong love of learning. We are seeking a dedicated professional who has either a passion for leading English or has a desire for leading SEND.

This post will suit an applicant looking to develop their teaching and leadership skills and who is looking for a new and exciting challenge.

We instil the spirit of love and faith, fostering an environment where every individual flourishes in the warmth of love for oneself, each other, our learning journey, and the world we share. We believe in fostering a love for learning from the very beginning. Our school is a vibrant and nurturing environment where every child is encouraged to thrive academically, spiritually, socially, and emotionally. We are committed to providing an inclusive education that caters to the unique needs of each child.

Our current Ofsted rating is Outstanding (November 2014) and our SIAMs inspection is Excellent (January 2020).

Bredon Hancock’s C of E First School passionately adopts God’s message to ‘Do Everything in Love’. Rooted in this divine wisdom, we cultivate a community that respects all and encourages our pupils to dream ambitiously, believe in their capabilities, work diligently and achieve their aspirations.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subjected to an enhanced DBS clearance.

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About Bredon Hancock's Endowed CofE First School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 10
Education phase
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School size
155 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 10
Phone number

Bredon Hancock's Endowed CE First School is an outstanding rural village school with approximately 160 children on roll. It is a one form entry Voluntary Aided first school to Year 5. Everything we do is underpinned by our Christian Values, our school vision and our motto, "Dream, believe, work, achieve". Our ethos is all about being positive, kind, loving and happy. We would like anyone considering joining our team to value these aspects as we do.

Arranging a visit to Bredon Hancock's Endowed CofE First School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@bredonhancocks.worcs.sch.uk.

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