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Assistant Headteacher - Key Stage One

Education - School

School Leadership Teaching

SJC Federation

Position Title: Assistant Headteacher - Key Stage One
Salary: Leadership Scale L4-L8 £43,043 to £47,501
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time
Work Location: St John's CofE Primary School, Clarence Road, Longsight, Manchester, M13 0YE
DBS Check Required: Yes
Qualification(s) Required: Yes, QTS
Newly Qualified Teachers: Not Considered
Pre-employment Health Assessment: Yes
Closing Date: 23 April 2019
Shortlisting: 24 April 2019
Interviews: 01 May 2019
Reference: MCC352/3045-35L

We are looking to permanently appoint an Assistant Headteacher who is highly skilled, caring, enthusiastic and creative, and who can use a range of outstanding teaching and learning styles.

The successful candidate will have evidence of outstanding classroom practice with a creative approach and determination to raise standards and will have high expectations for pupil achievement and conduct. In return, we offer a welcoming school with well-behaved children who are eager to learn.

In addition, we offer:
  • talented and enthusiastic teaching and support staff
  • Professional challenge including working across the federation with a dynamic senior team of school leaders
  • Significant investment into career and professional development opportunities
  • Dedicated office space and leadership time
This is an exciting opportunity to join a talented and committed team in our vibrant and popular schools.

If you are interested in this vacancy please email your completed application form to:
or post to: St John's C of E Primary School, Clarence Road, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester, M13 0YE.

Visits to our school are strongly encouraged and warmly welcomed and there will be an opportunity to come along and have an informal chat about the role and to meet some of the team 25 March 2019. Both of our schools are in the heart of Manchester.

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here. We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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Application Form: Application Form.doc
Job Description & Person Specification: Assistant Headteacher.pdf
Further Information: Safeguarding Information.pdf
Information For Applicants: Cover Letter.pdf

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23rd Apr 2019

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