Assistant Head of Primary - Crayford Temple Grove, Bexley

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Haberdashers' Aske's Crayford AcademyBexley

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £45,262 - £49,708
Contract term: Permanent

Assistant Head of Primary - Crayford Temple Grove

Full time, Permanent

The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation is a flourishing cluster of primary and secondary schools, a primary Free School and a Teaching School. Our reputation is built upon a tradition of high standards and academic excellence. We are committed to unlocking the potential of every pupil at every stage in their education.

Within the Crayford Academy cluster there are two primary schools and a secondary school. 

Crayford Temple Grove, located in Crayford, is a single form entry primary school.

Slade Green Temple Grove, located in Slade Green, is a two form entry primary school

Our focus is firmly set on pupils and their outcomes and maximizing every possibility that exists for children to do well. By making the quality of leadership at all levels a priority, we will ensure all schools within the Crayford cluster are high performing schools, by which we mean functioning within the top 25% of schools nationally.

Crayford Temple Grove is looking to appoint an Assistant Head teacher to join our primary team. We seek an experienced skilled teacher who will take advantage of all the opportunities presented by working in a dynamic and innovative organisation which has the advantage of partnerships with secondary and ATLAS our teaching school alliance. 

Working within this exciting organisation, you will be a teacher who is passionate about the entitlement of every young person to an inspiring education. The successful candidate will have an unwavering belief in the potential of every pupil to succeed and have a creative approach to school leadership. 

We are looking for a talented individual who shares the school’s vision to provide an exceptional comprehensive education. You will need to be a creative, dynamic and reflective practitioner looking for an opportunity to have an impact. We are looking for inspiring leaders who are team players but can also lead from the front. As Assistant Head you will be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team with an area of responsibility. In addition you will be expected to create a climate of high expectation and continuous improvement in all areas of school life.

We welcome visits to the school, prior to application, so we can show you    all we have on offer:

• Pupils who are fully engaged in their learning

• Our supportive, creative and dynamic Staff, Senior Leadership Team and Governors 

• Tailor-made CDP opportunities to enhance your professional development

• Supportive and enthusiastic parents

If you are appropriately qualified, have relevant school wide experience either as an existing Assistant Head or as an experienced phase leader ready to take the next step in leadership and are ready to accept the challenge of this demanding job, we look forward to receiving your application.

For further information or to apply, please visit the website to download the application pack and complete an application form. You can also complete the TES application form Please return the application form to Lauren Exford, HR Administrator (, quoting reference number:


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More about Haberdashers' Aske's Crayford Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: South Campus, Iron Mill Lane, Crayford, Kent, DA1 4RS, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1322 402180
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Haberdashers’ Aske’s Crayford Academy is a very successful 3-18 school, proud to belong to the Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation. We offer an exciting and innovative model for education within the community that we serve, with broad appeal to parents a...