Assistant Headteacher

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Leadership 1-5
05 Oct 2020
19 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Term time

Are you looking for the next step in your career as a school leader?

Are you an outstanding practitioner who is committed to the development and enrichment of every child’s life?

From January 2021, the Acting Headteacher and Trustees of Greenways Primary Academy are seeking to permanently appoint an inspirational teacher and ambitious school leader to the post of Assistant Headteacher.

Your opportunity: We are seeking a dynamic and visionary Assistant Headteacher to join our passionate and dedicated senior leadership team. As Assistant Headteacher you will help to bring new ideas to enhance our curriculum offer, promote excellence and equality and the highest expectations for our children and staff. You will bring strong ambition, drive and endeavour to achieve excellent outcomes for our pupils by being an outstanding classroom practitioner. You will be able to work with our senior leadership team to inspire and motivate our talented staff team and ensure the academy values are upheld through your daily practice.

The successful candidate will, alongside the Executive Headteacher and Head of Academy, proactively lead on any of the following areas: Curriculum, Teaching, Learning and Assessment, Behaviour and Attitudes for learning, Child Protection and Safeguarding according to the needs of the academy. We’d love to hear about your strengths and specialisms.

The post will involve a full time class responsibility with regular dedicated leadership time.

Why choose Greenways Primary Academy? Greenways Primary Academy is a high attaining, single form entry primary school which has a caring community of children, parents, staff and trustees. We are part of The Learning Village Academy Trust.

Together we strive to provide a happy, supportive and safe environment for pupils to learn and grown as individuals whilst achieving academic success. Our expectations are high because we are ambitious for our pupils; they are encouraged and challenged to be the best that they can be and our values are part of daily life. Our aim is for each child to become a confident, enthusiastic and independent learner, ready for their next stage in education and the world. We believe that a good education affects life chances and as a result our curriculum offer is enriched with opportunities for children to reflect and aspire to be whatever they wish to as they grow up. We are looking for a colleague who has a proven track record of impact and high performance in middle or senior leadership and teaching; and who has the ability to fulfil the requirements of a senior leadership role. We are looking for a colleague who is committed to continuous professional development and improvement.

If you are interested in the position and would like an application pack, please contact Mrs Boden in the main office on 01782 235333 or email

Due to current regulations, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to visit the academy as part of the interview process. Please visit our website and our Facebook page – Greenways Primary Academy – to find out more.

Closing date for applications is Monday 19th October 2020 at 12 noon.

The Learning Village Academy Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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