• Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    11 June 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Leadership (L8-L14)

Job summary

Are you looking to take that next exciting step in your career journey where you create a culture where pupils experience a positive and enriching school life? Have you had experience of successful leadership and management experience in a school?

Aylesham Primary School are delighted to be offering this key position to join their forward-thinking Senior Leadership Team. You will be joining a ‘Good’ school that is embarking on a journey of positive change and growth.

To excel in the position of Deputy Headteacher, we are looking for someone who has:
Extensive high-quality teaching experience across the primary phase
Demonstrable experience of successful line management and staff development
A thorough understanding of pupil assessment
A commitment to getting the best outcomes for all pupils and promoting the ethos and values of the school
Is committed to high expectations of children's learning and behaviour
Is enthusiastic about the opportunities at our school
Is ambitious, passionate and wants to improve the life chances of all learners
Challenges themselves and wants to continue to learn and develop
Wants to work as part of a team and drive new ideas
In return we can offer you:

Positive, happy pupils with an excellent attitude to learning
A positive, welcoming and dedicated staff and leadership team
Opportunities for professional development and career progression within the school
A thriving community with events throughout the year
A great place to work with a fantastic team who like to have fun!
So what are you waiting for? Come and Join our team!

To find out more about our school, take a look at our school website and Facebook page to see the vast array of learning opportunities we provide.

Phone call / virtual appointments are welcome and highly encouraged. Visits to the school can be arranged (agreed in advance with safety protocols in place).

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
335 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number

About Aylesham Primary School

Aylesham Primary School is a two-form entry primary school in the heart of the Kent countryside, six miles south of Canterbury, serving Aylesham and the surrounding villages.

We offer a highly supportive and dedicated Leadership Team set within a fantastic working environment. Our brand new building boasts first class facilities including a new bespoke library, design technology room, a large school hall and studio for P.E, games, movement and drama.

If you would like any further information please do not hesitate to contact our friendly school office on 01304 840392.

Arranging a visit to Aylesham Primary School

Contact the school office either via email recruitment@aylesham.kent.sch.uk or call 01304 840392

School location

Attlee Avenue, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 3BS

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