Assistant Headteacher, Maidenhead

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St Luke's Church of England SchoolMaidenhead

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L1 - L5
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Headteacher (L1 – L5)

Full time, permanent

Required for September 2018


Cookham Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7EG

Tel: 01628 621600 Email:  

“The school is a haven of tolerance and respect, and everyone works together to celebrate both their diversity and inclusivity. It is a calm, caring and friendly place where everyone feels valued as part of the St. Luke’s School family.” (Ofsted Oct 2017)

Come and see our AMAZING school.

The Governors wish to appoint an aspirational Assistant Headteacher, committed to excellence. The position is non-class based but with a teaching commitment.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an individual to join our Senior Leadership Team and contribute to moving our outstanding school forward into the future. You will be dynamic, with a proven track record of success as a teacher and leader.  As an Assistant Headteacher, the core responsibilities of your role will be the development and implementation of whole school strategies, including those, relating to Teaching and Learning, pupil monitoring and increasing progress and attainment.

The Governors are looking for an Assistant Headteacher who:

Has experience across at least 2 phases of primary education

  • Has high expectations of pupil achievement and is an outstanding teacher
  • Has an excellent understanding of the current curriculum and a proven track record of      effective implementation.
  • Understands the current assessment climate and is up to date on recent developments.
  • Has a passion for the teaching and learning of all pupils and raising their attainment.
  • Understands the importance of ensuring all pupils meet their full potential
  • Has excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and the energy and enthusiasm to play a key role in school with high expectations of both themselves and others
  • Can lead and support others to fulfil their potential.
  • Is willing to support the Christian ethos of the school.

We can offer you the opportunity to:

• Play a part in leading in a diverse, inclusive forward thinking school

• Work with well behaved, happy pupils who are keen to learn and are proud of their school

• Work with a welcoming, supportive, hard-working staff and leadership team

• Build on your own professional development

• Work in a school with an open Christian ethos built on “Cherish, Challenge, Aspire and Achieve” which values all

• Work in an amazing environment with excellent resources

• Engage with a strong effective partnership within the ODST Multi-Academy Trust and its other schools.

Please contact the school for more information and an application pack (01628 621600 or

Application packs can also be downloaded from

Please contact Charlotte Watson, School Business Manager, on 01628 621600 to arrange an informal visit. 

Closing date for applications – Tuesday 27th March 2018 

Interview date - Thursday 19th April 2018

ODST has a responsibility for, and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS.

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More about St Luke's Church of England School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Cookham Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7EG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1628 621 600
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