Assistant Headteacher, Suffolk

Closing date:

Gusford Community Primary SchoolSuffolk
Date posted:
Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £44,544 - £49,199
Contract term: Permanent

We are expanding our senior leadership team and are looking to recruit a
new Assistant Headteacher from January 2018. You will be part of a
caring and supportive team delivering the teaching and learning for our

We will provide a supportive learning environment; employee assistance
programme; extensive CPD programme; clear strategic vision and
direction; total focus on learning and an opportunity to work closely
with the headteacher as part of the senior leadership team to drive the
school forward.

You will:

  • be committed to raising standards
  • be an excellent classroom practitioner and have the ability to share
    your passion for learning and teaching with all stakeholders
  • have the strength to inspire, challenge, motivate and support
  • support the school to move forward with its bid to raise standards
  • have a commitment to developing a creative curriculum
  • have good communication skills.

Roll: 650 (including nursery)

Gusford Primary School is part of The Active Learning Trust:

As a Trust school, we pride ourselves on working in close partnership in
order to benefit our pupils, staff and community. Policies are available
to view on the Active Learning Trust and Gusford Primary School

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. For applications, further
details or to arrange a visit please contact Vicki Martin, School
Business Manager, on (01473) 682148 or email:

Closing date: midday, 13 October 2017.
Interview date: 18 October 2017.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children,
young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers
to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required
for relevant posts.

Job location

More about Gusford Community Primary School
Address: Sheldrake Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 9LQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1473 682148