21 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    11 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    15 September 2021


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full Time
Contract type
Salary: Up to L5

Job summary



Salary: Up to L5
Start Date: January 2022 start or sooner if possible.

We are excited to announce that we are looking to recruit two dynamic, enthusiastic and talented Assistant Headteachers from January 2022 for our West Lynn and Clenchwarton Primary Schools.

Do you
 Want to be part of a forward-thinking Multi-Academy Trust?
 Want to take the next step in your career?
 Want to join a three school partnership with a proven track record in nurturing talent?
 Want to work as part of a Trust that values it employees and will prepare you for future
leadership, who actively encourage opportunities for internal and external promotion?

If yes, then we have the next role for you!!

Following the promotion of our current Assistant Head to Executive Deputy Head of our 3 schools, we are looking for an existing or future leader who is ready to grasp this ideal opportunity to progress their career within a supportive, proactive and forward-thinking environment with excellent opportunities.

The successful candidate, who is forward thinking and solution focused, will support the Executive Leadership Team in securing high standards of teaching and learning through dedicated management time and the teaching commitment that comes with this role.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career while making a real difference to the whole school community.

Our school has;
 A bespoke, innovative, knowledge-rich curriculum
 A warm, welcoming and friendly school with enthusiastic and dedicated team of teachers,
support staff and parents.
 A committed and supportive Executive Leadership Team, Governors and Trustees
 Enthusiastic, polite and well-behaved children, who love coming to school
 The opportunity to make a difference and be an active and influential leader who will take a
major role in the development of the school
 Excellent opportunities to develop professionally and to grow in your role as part of the
leadership team.

Applying for the job

To apply please complete a cover letter and application form (this is in 3 parts - all of which need completing - see the application guidance notes for more information) and email this to: recruitment@westnorfolkacademiestrust.co.uk.

Alternatively post your application to the HR Department, West Norfolk Academies Trust, c/o Springwood High School, Queensway, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 4AW.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should a viable field be met before the application closing date. Potential applicants are therefore advised to submit their application form as soon as possible for consideration.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This includes obtaining references and ensures compliance with the DBS process.

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Supporting documents

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Schools overview

Trust type
Multi-academy trust

About the schools

West Lynn Primary School is becoming a one form entry school with around 160 children split into seven classes. The children at West Lynn are well behaved, hardworking and report that they really enjoy coming to school. They also report how well cared for they feel by our wonderful team of teachers, teaching assistants and support staff (who are also well behaved and hardworking!).

West Lynn Primary is an Academy as part of the West Norfolk Academies Trust

School details

Clenchwarton Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
School size
206 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

West Lynn Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
School size
169 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

Arranging a visit to one of the schools

Visits or an informal discussion are welcome. To arrange, please email recruitment@westnorfolkacademiestrust.co.uk

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