Assistant Headteacher Responsible for EYFS and Pupils Personal Development, Slough

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Priory SchoolSlough

Date posted:
Start date: Required January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L7-L11
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Headteacher Responsible for EYFS and Pupils Personal Development

Required January 2020 


Excellent opportunity for an Assistant Headteacher

Priory School is a “Good” Ofsted rated, diverse & multi-cultural Primary Foundation School located on the outskirts of Slough.  There are approximately 800 children ranging from nursery to Year 6. The school also has a Resource Unit with 69 children for pupils with complex needs.

We are looking for an Assistant Headteacher, with responsibility for EYFS and pupils personal development, to join us in January 2020.

We have the highest aspirations for our children and the highest expectation of our employees.  We are looking for an Assistant Headteacher that shares our view and has the skill to drive the very best outcomes for every single child in our school.  

To be successful you will: 

  • Lead and manage the staff and pupils within EYFS to ensure that teaching and learning is consistently good and pupils make expected progress in line with their starting points.
  • Be responsible for raising the quality of teaching and learning within EYFS. 
  • Be responsible for embedding a successful learning culture that will enable pupils to become effective, enthusiastic, independent learners and attain their expected levels of progress.
  • Recognise that effective relationships and communication is important in working with and through others. 
  • Provide effective organisation and management of EYFS and seek ways of improving organisational structures and functions based on rigorous self-evaluation. 
  • Ensure values are at the heart of leadership, with responsibility to the whole school community. 
  • Play a significant part in the continuing development of the school.
  • Lead and manage innovative and creative learning experiences for all.
  • Enhance the education of our happy, hardworking and well behaved pupils.

Priory School has:

  • A wonderful, talented and diverse cohort of children who have an excellent attitude to learning.  
  • High expectations for all children and adults.
  • A highly successful record of training and developing staff and a strong commitment to CPD and supportive team culture.
  • A well-resourced curriculum.
  • A sensible approach to planning, marking and feedback.
  • Coaching and mentoring available to help you achieve your ambitions.
  • A commitment to work/life balance (including free weekly yoga and boot camp sessions with externally qualified instructors).
  • Healthy Schools Award, Gold Sports Award, Investors in People Gold Award.

Applications information:

Visits to the school: Week commencing Monday 14th October 2019

Closing Date: Monday 21st October 2019

Interviews: Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th October 2019

To apply or arrange a visit, please email or call 01628 600304. Our application pack can also be accessed from our website

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An Enhanced Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS) check will be sought for the successful candidate.

More about Priory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Orchard Avenue, Off Burnham Lane, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 6HE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1628 600300
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