ASSISTANT HEAD TEACHER
Required from April 2021, sooner if possible.
NOR 540 and growing
Capacity: 630 plus 26 fte (nursery)
Following the promotion of one our AHTs, we are looking for a passionate and knowledgeable leader to join our forward thinking and committed team.
“Subject and phase leaders are a strength of the school…Governors have a good range of skills and expertise that add strength to the leadership team…Leaders are relentless in their drive to ensure that pupils are safe and well cared for. ” Ofsted 2017
Can you further strengthen the leadership in our wonderful school where “The curriculum is vibrant and stimulating… The school is a bright, engaging, nurturing environment where adults strive to develop the ‘whole child’.” We have an excellent opportunity for you to take on a senior leadership role within our school – you will be an experienced and outstanding teacher ready to take on the
role of assistant head teacher or you may currently be in a leadership role and want experience in a large school setting. Working in partnership with a fellow AHT, you will be responsible for either “Behaviours for Learning” or “Curriculum
Development”. You will be class based two days a week initially in either KS1 or 2, depending on your expertise.
You will have the opportunity to work across the school and develop the skills that are needed to help you prepare for your journey to headship by rotating the AHT roles over time.
You will have:
passion, enthusiasm, energy and positivity
an inner drive to lead and inspire others
the ability to reflect on your practice and that of others, focussing on the
needs of each cohort to ensure that every child makes at least good progress
experience of being a successful leader
We can offer you:
a beautiful and purpose built learning environment
individual CPD through our Queen’s Hill Development Programme
children who want to learn and to be challenged
a caring and supportive staff who are outward looking, striving to be the best
in our field
a link with a London school and the Maths Hub for CPD and curriculum
a menagerie including the usual fish, small furries and three school dogs
and where “Family values are at the heart of the school.” (Ofsted 17)
If you think you could be the right person for the job then we would love to hear from you!
Although we cannot have visits to site at the moment, do explore our website and call 01603 746857 if you would like to chat to someone about the role. Application forms can be downloaded from www.schools.norfolk.gov.uk . Please forward completed
forms to email@example.com . We look forward to hearing from you. Please note that if you have not heard by
Friday 4 th December then you have not been successful on this occasion. We regret that we cannot offer individual feedback to those who are not called for interview.
Closing Date: Friday 6 th November at 12 noon.