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Assistant Head Teacher- The Federation of Barnehurst Schools


The Federation of Barnehurst Schools

Assistant Headteacher – Inclusion and Phase Leader

Contract type:                                     Full Time

Contract term:                                    Permanent

Salary:                                                   Outer London L5-11     

Job start:                                              September 2019

Closing Date for Applications:          Friday 3rd May 2019 at 12 midday


An exciting opportunity has arisen at The Federation of Barnehurst Schools for a highly skilled and motivated Assistant Headteacher. Both of the schools have been graded outstanding and we are now looking for a new Assistant Headteacher to join us in our next phase of growth and development.  This is a rare opportunity for a dynamic and inspirational professional to make a very real difference to the educational lives of children.  The successful candidate will show themselves to be someone who can clearly implement, lead and drive strategy for Inclusion throughout the school, raising achievement of our most vulnerable children.  This is an exciting new role for our school and marks the commitment from the school to provide an inclusive environment which supports children academically as well as their emotional wellbeing and mental health.   The role will have a 2 day a week teaching commitment.


Our Assistant Headteacher Teacher will be:

  • An innovative, highly motivated and inspirational leader with a proven track record;

  • Passionate about high quality teaching, learning and assessment;

  • Able to lead effective inclusive practice across the school, establishing a new Inclusion team;

  • A school leader who can demonstrate and develop high quality classroom practice;

  • A Leader who is excited about and effective in managing change and rapid improvement for children.

The School will offer:

  • A commitment to your professional development and future career through superb CPD opportunities in the school and across the Trust;

  • Happy, friendly and well behaved children who are extremely eager to learn and achieve highly;

  • Professional, hardworking and motivated team of teachers and support staff committed to developing and raising standards;

  • A positive school community that will support you to be successful in your role.


The school is part of the Primary First Trust, a primary only family of schools that has already demonstrated a commitment to improving standards and also working with effective professionals on career development both within their individual schools and the wider Trust.


Visits to the school are strongly encouraged.  Please contact the school office on 01322 334214  to arrange an appointment.


An application pack is attached to this advert and completed application forms should be emailed to by 12 noon on Friday 3rd May 2019.


Interviews:  Week commencing Monday 6th May 2019

References will be requested from those shortlisted.


The Primary First Trust and The Federation of Barnehurst Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.








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  • The Primary First Trust
  • The White House, Clifton Marine Parade,
  • Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0DY
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  • The Primary First Trust Limited is a Company Limited by Guarantee
  • registered in England and Wales number 08738750 and an Exempt Charity
  • Registered Address: The White House, Clifton Marine Parade, Gravesend DA11 0DY