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  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    3 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Leadership Pay Range L1-L5, £44,305 - £48,895

Pay scale

Leadership Pay Range L1-L5, £44,305 - £48,895

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you committed to making a difference? Someone who has high expectations of self, pupils and colleagues? Excited about teaching and learning and committed to improving the life chances of everyone within your care? We are seeking to appoint an exceptional teaching and learning professional to our substantive role of Assistant Headteacher. Working alongside the headteacher, deputy head and wider leadership team, the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to lead on developing key areas of our provision as we realise our ambitious vision of embedding a ‘World Class’ 3D curriculum. The ideal candidate for this role will be a current member of a Senior Leadership Team, Phase Leader or an aspirational, outstanding practitioner looking for the next challenge in their career. We are looking for: ▪ An outstanding teacher ▪ An experienced, successful senior or middle leader ▪ An enabler who is committed to create and sustain a team culture and ethos of challenge and support where all (children, colleagues and families) can achieve success ▪ An excellent communicator and role model who demonstrates and embodies the Nolan principles of selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness and honesty ▪ An excellent team player who enjoys working collaboratively and leading by example, setting high standards for all ▪ Able to inspire and motivate children and staff ▪ Highly skilled in managing personal interactions ▪ Resilient under pressure ▪ Experienced in leading whole school initiatives

What the school offers its staff

Waterside Primary School is a vibrant, multi-cultural school in the heart of Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. Our mission is to realise our vision through the creativity and innovation that will enable all our learners to be ‘empowered to achieve their dreams’. Although the brief of the outgoing Assistant Head is Teaching and Learning, the exact responsibilities to the position will also be tailored to any emerging needs of the school and also the strengths of the successful applicant. If you are an outstanding teacher and leader with a resilient character and a strong personal drive, with experience of leading outstanding practice, then we’d like to hear from you. Experience in leading and managing aspects of the STEM curriculum will be advantageous. Waterside Primary School is part of a large family of schools run by Shaw Education Trust. The trust can offer: ▪ innovative collaboration across primary, special, secondary and further education settings to achieve the best outcomes, ▪ unrivalled CPD and development opportunities through the Institute of Education.

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About Waterside Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
428 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01782 234630

Waterside Primary School is an innovative, forward thinking school based in Stoke on Trent where all learners are empowered to achieve their dreams, where we believe everyone has the potential to be extraordinary. We have a world class team that work relentlessly to make every day a magical day of learning that suits every child's needs to ensure they make rapid gains not only as a learners across the curriculum but as an individuals prepared for the 21st and 22nd century living and world we live in. It is our duty and privilege as a school to make a difference every day. At Waterside Primary School we provide an excellent foundation for your children to develop as individuals and are committed to enabling all pupils to fulfil their potential. We hold dear important values such as mutual respect for one another regardless of age, gender, religion and academic ability. We hold dearly the British values and are proud to be British citizens. At Waterside - Every child really does matter and we make a difference to every child. The aim of our provision is to encourage and foster a love for learning. We believe that this is the key to academic success and are continually striving to improve outcomes for our families.

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