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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    4 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 September 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Level 1 £42,197 - Level 4 £45,436

Primary Associate Assistant Headteacher job summary






This is a fantastic opportunity to become an Associate Assistant Headteacher at The Priory Witham Academy from January 2023 – an all through school in Lincoln catering for pupils from the age of 2 to 19 years. The primary phase of the academy is 2-form entry and includes provision for children from age 2 to 11.

We are seeking to appoint a talented, inspiring and dynamic Upper Key Stage 2 teacher and leader who is committed to raising standards and championing achievement for all. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly skilled and experienced teacher who is passionate about education and ready to move into a leadership role or for an already experienced leader. Our Associate Assistant Headteacher will play a pivotal role within the leadership team in shaping the future direction and development of the academy.

We are looking for:

  • A dynamic, inspirational and aspiring leader who is courageous, outward facing and capable of delivering our vision.
  • An outstanding classroom practitioner who will expect, and support others in delivering and achieving the highest standards of teaching and learning within a primary phase, leading to excellent outcomes.
  • Inspirational pedagogical leadership.
  • An excellent communicator, able to engage with all stakeholders.
  • Someone who is committed to developing and delivering a curriculum, in line with our values and ethos, which meets the needs of all pupils.

We are proud to offer:

  • A forward-thinking and creative senior leadership team who are determined to deliver the best possible opportunities.
  • An inclusive and respectful school community.
  • A talented, friendly and committed staff body.
  • A culture which encourages staff well-being.
  • A commitment to continued professional development.

This post will initially be to lead Upper Key Stage 2. The role will not have direct classroom responsibility, but the successful candidate will lead and teach, as appropriate, across the classrooms within Upper Key Stage 2. The role will include, but is not limited to, the organisation of staffing, leadership of curriculum, development of excellent teaching and learning approaches, monitoring of teaching and learning and driving forward standards leading to excellent outcomes for all.

Visits to the academy are encouraged and warmly welcomed. Further information can be obtained by contacting the Headteachers PA; Miss M Seller at mseller@prioryacademies.co.uk

The Priory Witham Academy is a member of The Priory Federation of Academies Trust, an established and supportive MAT. Our scale allows both flexibility and creativity in terms of career development, with permanent and secondment opportunities across our academies allowing exciting career pathways. We are determined in our mission to improve the life chances of our students and we are equally committed to the wellbeing and development of our staff. All our support staff benefit from annual appraisals, access to CPD opportunities, our Trust Employee Benefits Programme and excellent support from our HR team.

The job description and person specification can be found in the attachments found on the Priory Federation of Academies website.

Please select Apply online to begin your application found on the Priory Federation of Academies website. Please note CVs are not accepted.

Closing Date: Tuesday 4th October 2022

Interviews: W/B 10th October

The Priory Federation of Academies Trust is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and an inclusive environment for all. Our aim, embedded in the Trust Values, is to enrich our workforce at every level and we encourage applications from all under-represented groups.

The Priory Federation of Academies Trust strictly adheres to UK-GDPR regulations. In order to complete your application for this position you will be required to read and agree to the terms of our privacy statement. This will be available for you to read when you commence your application.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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About The Priory Witham Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 18
School size
1087 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 18


Arranging a visit to The Priory Witham Academy

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

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