Assistant Head / AHT - Primary

08 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Head / AHT - Primary - Lewisham, South East London

A new opportunity for a versatile Assistant Headteacher / AHT at this expanding primary school in Lewisham, South East London has emerged. This role is tailor made for an existing senior leader looking to join a primary school where you can work as a team and really make a positive impact on the students in your care.

The role will involve some class teaching, but the Head is focused on finding a confident and capable Assistant Head / AHT who want to take ownership of the departments under their control and push through innovation and improvement.

The school can be flexible on what areas you take charge of and is open to applicants putting forward their particular areas of strength when applying.

If you want to join a school already on the path to Outstanding and help them take those final steps whilst ensuring the education they provide is wide reaching and engaging to all look no further!

***Assistant Headteacher / AHT position
***Permanent, Full-Time position
***Based in Lewisham, South East London
***Expanding and well-led primary school
***Starting September, interviewing now
***Inner London Pay Scale
***Open on which areas you lead
***Some classroom teaching involved
***Assistant Head / AHT role

Person Specification - Assistant Head / AHT - Primary
For this Assistant Head / AHT post you should be an ambitious and proven practitioner who feels ready for a fresh challenge and someone who has direct knowledge of the demands of leadership. You should be comfortable leading and contributing to staff training activities and above all demonstrate a collaborative and supportive leadership style. It is also crucial you are happy to maintain sometime in the classroom, although rest assured you will be afforded ample time to deal with your leadership responsibilities!

About the Role - Assistant Head / AHT - Primary
In this Assistant Head / AHT post you will be making crucial decisions as part of the close knit leadership team. Your ultimate aim and focus is to ensure the continued success of the school, you will be expected to constantly strive to build and maintain positive relationships with parents and governors alike and as a successful manager you will have excellent leadership and general people management skills. It is of vital importance that you demonstrate your teaching acumen to all staff who fall under your care of duty. Leading by example is the mantra the Head looks to instil.

The School - Assistant Head / AHT - Primary
Found in Lewisham, South East London, this well-led primary school is close to rail and bus links. The Head Teacher staunchly believes in a fair education for all, and through expanding the differentiation skills of teachers, has created a wonderfully inclusive environment for pupils to flourish in. The school perform well in the core areas but also believe it is vital to have a strong creative element to the school and as such have excellent provisions in areas such as performing arts, sports and even regular home economics classes. The school were immensely proud of all the staff's efforts to take them to 'Good' and are now focused on not only their continued expansion but also achieving 'Outstanding' status in the coming years.

Do you agree that this is a fantastic Assistant Head / AHT opportunity? Is Lewisham, South East London a good location for you? If so apply today!

Click ‘apply’ and send your CV to Tom Clyde at EduStaff immediately!