Assistant Headteacher, Chatham, Medway

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All Saints CofE Primary School (Medway)Chatham, Medway

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L3-L7 (£41,368 - £45,743)
Contract term: Permanent

Early Years and KS1
Good/Outstanding Teacher
Responsible for Key Stage Leadership and Management


  • To share in the leadership of the school by working in partnership with the Head Teacher, Deputy Headteacher and  SLT to provide an outstanding education for the children, whilst ensuring sustained school-wide improvement occurs in the quality of teaching and learning throughout the school, and the aspects of school life for which you are accountable.
  • To be responsible for a core subject across the school.
  • To carry out the duties of this post in line with the remit outlined in the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document including the conditions of employment for Assistant Head Teachers and the school’s own policy.

Under the overall direction of the Head Teacher, the Assistant Headteacher will:

  • Formulate the aims, objectives of the school and establishing the policies through which they are to be achieved
  • Be responsible for the standards and curriculum of pupils including monitoring of progress towards achievement
  • Proactively and efficiently manage teaching staff and resources alongside the Deputy Head Teacher
  • Take on the responsibilities of the Head Teacher as agreed and appropriate in the absence of the Head Teacher and Deputy Headteacher
  • Have responsibility for a class and carry out the professional duties of a teacher as required with the expectation that teaching is outstanding
  • Take responsibility for child protection issues as appropriate along with other members of SLT
  • Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school along with other members of SLT.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Committed to the highest standards of teaching, learning and pupil achievement
  • Well organised
  • Highly motivated
  • Creative
  • Committed to high behaviour expectations

“As a school we always aim high and fulfil our full potential. We care for each other and make sure everyone is included in everything” – Year 6 pupil

In return we can offer you:

  • Dedicated, supportive and friendly staff and governors
  • Children who enjoy coming to school
  • Excellent opportunities for continuing professional development
  • An attractive, well-resourced and maintained environment
  • The opportunity to make a real difference in a caring school

Information about the school:

All Saints Church of England Primary School maintains excellence in all areas of school life, enabling each child to fulfil their potential. Since 1894 we have built our reputation on being a caring and supportive school for our local community. We are dedicated to all children achieving their potential to become lifelong learners and we celebrate all successes and progress both academically and personally.

We are proud of our school’s multicultural community and we celebrate a diverse mix of ethnic groups, recognising and respecting all faiths. All our pupils A.R.I.S.E.


Located at the heart of the diverse community of Chatham, Kent, the school has 315 children on roll from Reception to Year 6 and the last Ofsted inspection graded the school “good” with outstanding features and recently rated as ‘outstanding’ by the Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS).

In September 2015 with two other local Church Schools, we formed Medway Anglican Schools Trust and as we continue to build on these exciting times, we are now seeking to appoint a permanent Assistant Headteacher from 1 January 2018 (or earlier if possible). For this post you must be passionate and experienced middle management who is ready for a new challenge and who has experience of the demands of leadership.

If you feel you would like to ARISE then informal visits to the school are both welcomed and encouraged. The school is very friendly and you will not want to leave!

If you would like further information or to arrange a visit to All Saints Church of England Primary School, please contact Kate Wright at Academicis:

M: 07901 585959 | T: 01223 907973 | E:

All applications to be sent to Kate Wright no later than Monday 16th October 2017 by 12 noon.
Shortlisting: Monday 16th October 2017, 17:00
Interview Date: Thursday 19th October 2017

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose all criminal convictions.

We reserve the right to research applicants on social media platforms and the internet, and the Board of Governors may take this information into consideration during the recruitment process.

Denomination: Church of England
Total Roll: 318
Age Range: 4-11 Years

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More about All Saints CofE Primary School (Medway)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5JY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1634 338922
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