Assistant Headteacher

Ref: SVP 1,163
Date posted: 12/05/2021
Closing date: 19/05/2021 12:00 PM
Hours per week: Full Time
Salary: £49,019 to £54,091 per annum
Location: Northwood Community Primary School
Employment Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent


Northwood Community Primary School
Roughwood Drive, Kirkby, Liverpool L33 8XD
Headteacher: Ms S Murphy
Telephone Number: 0151 477 8630
Assistant Headteacher
Permanent Position
Leadership Scale L7 – L11
£49,019 to  £54,091 per annum 
To start as soon as possible
This will be a key role in the strategic leadership of Northwood Community Primary in the relentless pursuit of our ambition to improve outcomes for all pupils. Under the direction of the Headteacher and the Deputy Headteacher for Inclusion the Assistant Headteacher will play a lead role in driving the aims and objectives of the school, pro-actively lead and manage staff, lead inclusive practice across the school through removing barriers to learning and promote the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils.

As a lead professional you will ensure that teaching and learning is inspiring, engaging and personalised, maximising all students’ potential and empowering them to become enthusiastic and independent learners.

You will need to have an in-depth knowledge of the four areas of SEND and be able to assist the Deputy Head for Inclusion in helping staff to correctly identify areas of difficulty and offer guidance, support and advice as part of the graduated response so no pupil misses out on their curriculum entitlement.

You will be expected to liaise with professionals from a range of outside agencies in order to source additional support to meet pupils’ diverse needs.

You will also be responsible, alongside the SLT, for monitoring and evaluating the performance of all teaching staff and support the delivery of improvement strategies

The remit of this role may change as the post holder further develops.

The application form and all information about the post is held on the school website
Northwood Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding, to promoting the welfare of children and adhering to Equality for All. The successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. To comply with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.
Visits to the school are welcome: Please contact us to arrange.
Closing date:12 noon Wednesday, 19 May  
Shortlisting:  Wednesday, 19 May
Interviews:  Friday, 21  May


How to apply

Please email all completed application forms and a covering letter, no more than two sides of A4, to Jan Clays, Administrator at 

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