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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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49574 - 54816

Deputy Headteacher (1.0) job summary

Job title:                         Deputy Headteacher (1.0)

Contract:                        Permanent Contract      

School:                         Canon Johnson C of E Primary School,

Elgin Street, Ashton under Lyne, OL7 9DD

Directorate:                  Forward as One CE Multi Academy Trust

Reporting to:                Head Teacher

Salary:                             L3 – L7 (£49,574 - £54,816 per annum)

Hours:                           Full Time, 1.0 – All Year Around

Start Date:                     Monday 2nd September 2024

Closing Date:               Thursday 18th April 2024 – 12pm


Lesson Observations: W/C 22nd April – Lesson observations to take place at the applicant’s own school.


Interview Date: Monday 29th April 2024


Please send all queries to hr@fa1.uk


Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed. These can be arranged by contacting the school office on 0161 330 3169.

Canon Johnson C of E Primary School is a one-form entry Church of England academy on the outskirts of Ashton-under-Lyne, and forms part of Forward as One CE MAT. We are an associate church of the Christ Church community, part of the Manchester Diocese. Our everyday life is based on Christian values making us a welcoming, caring and considerate community for all children and their families. We pride ourselves on the positive comments made by visitors on how welcome we make them feel.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its pupils. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken before appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to enhanced criminal records bureau disclosure.

We are looking for someone who:

·      Is an outstanding classroom practitioner

·      Has an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the curriculum

·      Is able to work well in a team and motivate others

·      Is able to contribute to raising standards and evidencing impact

·      Inspires a love of learning

·      Has high expectations for themselves and all pupils

·      Can contribute to the wider life of our school community

·      Is committed to upholding the Christian character and vision of the school


In return, we can offer:

·      A caring, warm and friendly school

·      A close working team with a desire to improve outcomes for pupils

·      A respected school with a strong Christian Ethos

·      Happy, well-balanced children who are willing to learn

·      Supportive and enthusiastic Governors, Staff and Parents

·      Continuing professional development opportunities

·      Collaboration and partnership with the Forward as One CE MAT trust schools and the professional development flightpath opportunities

Safeguarding Statement:

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, as part of our recruitment process, we will carry out an online search on shortlisted candidates to identify any comment, image or other content that could cause reputational damage to the trust and/or give rise to a safeguarding concern. If we discover anything during our searches this will be passed on to the recruitment manager and discussed during the interview.

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS plus Children’s Barred List Check.

Pre-employment checks will be undertaken before appointment is confirmed.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Canon Johnson CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
220 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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