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Assistant Headteacher

Salisbury Road Primary SchoolPlymouth

Salisbury Road Primary School are looking to appoint an experienced Assistant Headteacher to join our Senior Leadership Team.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and passionate professional to make a real impact on children’s lives whilst developing your career in a successful and innovative school.

Join our wonderful team as we continue with our vision of providing an outstanding education to all children.

The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrate excellent leadership, organisational and management ability
  • Have a commitment and ambition for school improvement
  • Have a passion for ensuring excellent outcomes for all children with SEND, working in partnership with children, families and the staff team
  • Be an outstanding and inclusive practitioner with high expectations of children’s achievement and behaviour


Salisbury Road Primary is a happy and welcoming school. Our children are enthusiastic and eager to learn, and in developing enquiring minds and a love of learning, we will create the strong foundations for future success.

If you believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application. Please visit to download an application form. Once complete, please email your application to If you would like to request a paper copy, please email Please note – we do not accept CVs.

With nine individual primary schools, the Learning Academies Trust is the largest primary school trust in Plymouth and the first education employer in Plymouth to achieve the Livewell Southwest Wellbeing at Work Bronze Award. The Trust is committed to supporting the wellbeing of all staff and is proud to work closely with official bodies to ensure we have a holistic approach to staff wellbeing.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out; references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates and all shortlisted candidates will be requested to complete a questionnaire about any convictions or adult cautions that are unspent. Guidance will be given to those shortlisted. Appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS.

Closing date: 9.00am Friday 10th February 2023

Shortlisting: Friday 10th February 2023

Interviews: Tuesday 21st February 2023

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