Job ID no. VR2130

Hunsbury Park Primary School



 To provide effective whole school leadership and management, working alongside the Headteacher to drive school improvement with specific responsibility for phase leadership, core subject leadership and the quality of whole school teaching and learning.

Job Purpose

 The Assistant Headteacher will work with the Headteacher to provide leadership and management of the teaching and learning of all pupils.  The successful candidate will take a lead role in the monitoring and evaluation of teaching and learning standards across the whole school and to be a leading professional, actively promoting effective teaching and learning practices/pedogogy across the school.

To achieve success for all members of the school community within a culture of continuous innovation rigorous review, the Assistant Headteacher will assist in shaping the school’s vision for the future, direction or leadership promoting excellence, equality and high expectations of all children in both academic and extra-curricular achievements.  To assist in creating a safe, productive and creative learning environment that is engaging and fulfilling for all pupils and staff.

This is a senior post within the school’s staffing structure.   The Assistant Headteacher will be required to meet the general requirements of the post as specified in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document.  In addition, the Assistant Headteacher will be required to fulfil any reasonable expectations from the Headteacher.

Duties and Responsibilities

You will have a class commitment (0.6); however, will receive dedicated leadership time as well as their PPA release time to monitor quality first teaching and secure subject knowledge.

You will be a model professional, setting an excellent example to teaching and supporting staff.  You will work in close partnership with the Headteacher in actively and demonstrably promoting enrichment, entitlement and achievement through building and implementing agreed school policies.  You will lead by example of your practice, and by positively encouraging and supporting all members of staff.   You will work with the Headteacher to ensure that the school offers high quality, exciting, teaching and learning opportunities.

Please see the full job description and person specification for further details.

We encourage school visits and should you wish to organise this or for further information, a copy of the full job description or an application form please contact Jo Hewitt in the School Office on 01604 761566 or email

All applications should be submitted by email to Jo Hewitt by the date/time below.

Closing Date For Applications:       12.00pm, Tuesday 9th November 2021

Interviews To Take Place:                  Monday 15th November 2021

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