Jt Asst Head (.40%) L6 / KS2 Classteacher (.60%) MPS4 - MPS6

Suffolks Primary School, Enfield


Job details

Subject Primary
Working pattern Will consider full-time, job share
Salary £40,259 to £43,906 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

Job title:Joint Assistant Headteacher – Curriculum / Classteacher
Responsible to:The Headteacher and Governing Body of the school
Salary L6 (Asst Head) and M4 – M6 (Classteacher)

Main purpose of the job
• To support the school’s Curriculum
• To Lead a Phase within the school (to be negotiated).
• To assist the head teacher in the organisation, management and development of the school, carrying out specific duties including assisting with the responsibility for the curriculum agenda
• To carry out role of class teacher
• To assume responsibilities of the head teacher in the absence of the head teacher
• To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school
• To carry out the duties of this post in line with the remit outlined in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document including the conditions of employment

Duties and Responsibilities
Shaping the future
• Support the head teacher and governors in establishing a vision for the future of the school
• Play a leading role in the school improvement planning process, through agreed priorities
• Contribute to the school’s self-evaluation process, including devising and monitoring action plans and other policy development
• Lead by example especially when implementing change and improvements in standards
• Promote a culture of inclusion within the school community where all views are valued and taken account of

Leading teaching and learning
• Be an excellent role model, exemplifying a high standard of teaching and promoting high expectations for all members of the school community
• Work with the headteacher to raise standards through staff performance management, as outlined in the school’s staffing structure
• Help with the provision of training and support for all staff as required
• Lead the development and review of all aspects of the curriculum including planning, recording and reporting, and assessment for learning
• Support the development of the curriculum by reviewing the learning outcomes for all children managed within inclusion
• Be responsible with the head teacher, for the process involved in monitoring and evaluating the quality of teaching and learning taking place throughout the school, including lesson observations, statistical analysis and target setting
• Be responsible with the head teacher for ensuring that all children requiring specific monitoring are appropriately managed to access the curriculum
• Promote the active involvement of pupils in their learning

Developing self and working with others
• Promote and protect the health and safety welfare of pupils and staff
• Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school
• Contribute to the school’s ethos and vision
• Support the development of collaborative approaches to learning within the school and beyond
• Organise and support the induction of staff and students new to the school and those being trained within
• Participate as required in the selection and appointment of teaching and support staff, including overseeing the work of supply teachers, as required.
• Be a good role model for both staff and pupils in terms of being reflective and demonstrating a desire to improve and learn
• Work closely with the head teacher in ensuring an appropriate programme of professional development for all staff, in line with the school development plan and performance management outcomes
• To support in managing the school’s inclusion team including school’s Speech Therapists and any other multi agency providers

Managing the organise
• Contribute to regular reviews of the school’s systems to ensure statutory requirements are being met
• Be an effective member of the senior leadership team
• Contribute to the day-to-day effective organisation and running of the school

Securing accountability
• Support the staff and governing body in fulfilling their responsibilities with regard to inclusion
• Contribute to the reporting of the school’s performance to the school’s community and partners (including linked schools)

Strengthening community
• Assist the head teacher in developing the policies and practice, which promote inclusion, equality and the extended services that the school offers
• To maintain contact with all specialist support services
• To manage and develop the access of extended services for all children
• To attend meetings with parents and carers as appropriate to ensure positive outcomes for all parties
• Strengthen partnership and community working
• Promote relationships and work with colleagues in other schools and external agencies

Essential educational requirements

• Qualified Teacher Status – QTS, PGCE

Essential qualifications

• Honours Degree

Essential skills and experience

• Proven abilities of Leadership within Primary School
• Relevant wide experience of teaching in two key stages
• Knowledge of New National Curriculum 2014

Employee benefits

The school will offer you
• Children that will amaze you and make you laugh
• A wonderful and stimulating learning environment
• A supportive and inspirational staff team
• Opportunities to develop strengths and try something new
• A family first ethos
• Business Health Plan Package
Comprehensive CPD plan

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Primary
School size 328 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Suffolks Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email office@suffolks.enfield.sch.uk

About Suffolks Primary School

School location

Brick Lane, Enfield, EN1 3PU