Assistant Headteacher - Highcliffe Primary School

Assistant Headteacher – Highcliffe Primary School

Leadership Pay Scale L3 – L6

Are you a current member of Leadership who is looking to take the next step in your career?

Do you have the enthusiasm for teaching and learning and have a strong clear vision for high quality education?

If you are looking for an exciting new challenge and can offer the following attributes to our school we warmly welcome you application:

  • Passionate and determined
  • Pro-active and will lead ‘from the front’
  • Currently in a Leadership post at a middle or senior level
  • Committed to making a difference to the outcomes for all our children
  • Motivated and inspirational to both pupils and staff
  • Collaboratively work with and share best practice across the schools within the Trust.


Along with receiving support from colleagues across the Lionheart Academies Trust, we also offer:

  • school improvement strategy;
  • the development of a team;
  • leadership coaching;
  • A culture of school to school support, which truly embraces the ethos of sharing and collaboration;
  • Support from the Executive Team with the Trust, on areas of business such as Finance, Estates Management, Human Resources, IT and Catering.
  • Children who are polite, respectful, hardworking and show exemplary behaviour; they never fail to make us smile.
  • Parents who will warmly welcome you and appreciate all of your hard work, including a terrific PTA.
  • Governors who highly value the work our teachers do.
  • A team of incredibly supportive and caring staff, who champion each other and work collaboratively at all times.


Role specifics:

  • 50% Classroom based with shared class responsibility and 50% management release.
  • Permanent Full time post to start in August 2019
  • Leadership pay range 3 – 6

We aim to develop self-directed, responsible learners with a life-long love for learning. Our ‘5Rs – Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Resilience and Reflection’ – permeate all aspects of our school.

Closing date: Tuesday 7 May 2019, 9am

Interviews: TBC

If you are interested in leading our team at Highcliffe and you would like to see our happy and thriving school in action then please do not hesitate to contact Emily Nicholls, HR Officer on 07951297007 or email  to arrange a tour.  Similarly, if you require more information about the posts please contact Emily Nicholls. We look forward to hearing from you!

Please forward your cover letter and completed application form to

Please note that we are unable to accept CV’s.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


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