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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    24 September 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    11 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type


Pay scale

L15 - L21 (£62,561 - £72,483 FTE per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our new Head Teacher will:

  • Have proven senior leadership experience within a primary age-range school.

  • Be an ambitious and inspirational leader, able to motivate and empower staff and children to achieve their full potential.
  • Have a determination to drive standards across the school and the ability to do so effectively.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, able to build on and maintain strong relationships with staff, parents and carers, children, governors and the local and wider community.
  • Inspire a passion in others so as to create leaders at every level throughout the school
  • Care passionately about children and their development with high expectations for attainment and progress.

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer:

  • The opportunity to be innovative in supporting school improvement and to make a real difference to the lives of children.
  • Motivated, friendly and hardworking children.
  • A welcoming community and a highly motivated, professional staff team that are driven towards continuously raising standards.
  • Calm and purposeful learning environments
  • Excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors and community
  • The opportunity to join a fast growing, well respected and highly effective Trust that embraces each individual member schools’ identity and staff groups.

Further details about the role

The Governing Body of Ashbrook Junior School and Transform Trust are seeking to appoint an aspirational Headteacher who can lead the school forward with integrity, enthusiasm and courage. Our new leader will be passionate about excellence in teaching and learning and support our committed and dedicated staff team to deliver the best for our children. We strive to ensure every child has the confidence to be positive, to think creatively and to go on to be the best that they can be.

In our Ofsted inspection, June 2023, we were judged good in all areas.

Based on a split-site with the Infant School in Borrowash, Derby we are fortunate to have extensive outdoor space for sports and other activities. In addition, we’re well-equipped inside with lots of classrooms and space for the children to use including a newly renovated library courtesy of funding through the PFA.

We believe this is a fantastic opportunity for a senior leader to make a difference to our whole school community. This would ideally suit someone who is an experienced Deputy or Head of School ready to lead in their first headship. You will be mentored by an existing Headteacher from across the Trust as part of your introduction into the role.

Being part of Transform Trust means that you will have access to the following:

  • peer to peer networking, collaboration, challenge and support;
  • the security of working in a climate of shared accountability
  • investment in your professional development and future career
  • opportunities to contribute to the development of a growing organisation and
  • access to a range of core services that enable you to focus on leading, teaching and learning

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 Ashbrook Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
174 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

Arranging a visit to Ashbrook Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hradmin@transformtrust.co.uk.

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