Assistant Headteacher, Luton

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The Linden AcademyLuton
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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L1 - L4
Contract term: Permanent

Are you a Primary Teacher interested in stepping up into senior leadership? 

Would you like to lead and manage a vibrant Academy alongside the Deputy and Head of School?

Would you like to be part of a genuinely lovely team where you are recognised and valued? 

If you have answered yes to these questions, The Linden Academy would love to hear from you!


The Linden Academy is on an exciting journey where we are looking to expand and develop. We, therefore, have a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Headteacher to join our dynamic team! Here at The Linden Academy, we are passionate about inspiring young minds and ensuring that in everything we do, we are making a positive impact on our student’s lives. Therefore, we are looking to recruit an Assistant Head that will take pride in being a member of the SLT and will undertake leadership responsibilities that are specific to their strengths.


As much as we look for teachers who will invest and care about our pupils’, it is equally important we support and invest in our teachers too. Therefore, at Linden we ensure we look after all our staff and that they have the trust, autonomy and support necessary to be happy in their role.


Job Specifics:

  • Start date:  September 2018
  • Salary: L1 to L4: (£38,597 - £41,562)
  • Job Role: Full time, Permanent


Why work for The Linden Academy?

  • Linden Academy was previously a fee-paying independent school under the name Moorlands, since converting to ‘The Linden Academy’ the school has very much kept their traditional values but applied them to a modern context.
  • Lovely small class sizes with 18-24 maximum per class with fantastic facilities and resources 
  • £30 million state of the art modern facilities
  • Brilliant CPD opportunities if you wish to improve and develop
  • Experienced and innovative leadership with a fully committed governing body
  • Join a lovely close-knit team of teachers and SLT that are genuinely here to support you and want to see you succeed


Teacher Testimonial: What first attracted me to The Linden Academy was its ethos. All members of staff were extremely welcoming and I loved the rapport between the staff as well as the relationships they had created with the children. Staff were passionate about the children's learning and progress, not just academically but personally. It was something I wanted to be a part of. During my time here, I have developed both professionally and personally. I started my employment as a timid graduate with little confidence of standing in front of a whole class. With great support and guidance, I have progressed from a Teaching Assistant to Class Teacher. Our Senior Leadership Team have greatly supported and built my confidence and ability in becoming a teacher. They have always been approachable and understanding with a genuine care for their staff's wellbeing. Staff across the school continue to support each other in any way they can to make sure we are promoting learning and progress to the highest standard for our pupils. It's a great community to be a part of." – Jessica Day 


Closing Date: Friday 20th April at 12pm        Interviews: Thursday 26th April

If you are interested in this job opportunity, please do apply today.


We look forward to hearing from you! 

Visits to the Academy are warmly welcomed, please email linden@thesharedlearningtrust.org.uk


‘We believe in the safeguarding and welfare of children and expect all staff to share this view’. The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer. The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate before the deadline date.



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Address: Osbourne Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 3HJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1582 211441