Assistant Headteacher – Key Stage 2

Required for September 2019.
L1–L5 (£39,965–£44,106).
Closing date: noon, Tuesday 23 April 2019.

At Highwood we not only promote academic and sporting excellence but we also place a huge emphasis on teaching children the skills they need to become effective learners. These learning behaviours are Perseverance, Teamwork, Curiosity, Creativity, Reflection and Independence. 

We strongly believe that if our children continually develop these skills alongside making academic progress, then we have been successful in preparing them for our ever-changing world. 

If our school ethos matches your ethos, then we would love to hear from you!


We are looking for a leader with: 

  • Exceptional classroom practice
  • A proven track record of whole school impact
  • Initiative to drive continual improvement
  • The ability to be self-reflective and model this with their colleagues
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
  • Experience of effective staff deployment
  • Experience of working with governing body

We can offer: 

  • An ethos of child focussed decision making
  • An experienced and supportive leadership team
  • Designated weekly leadership time
  • A fantastically resourced school
  • Highly skilled support staff
  • Opportunities for multi-agency working through our Speech and Language Resource base
  • A supportive and proactive governing body

To find out more about Highwood and what we have to offer as a school, please visit

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

Closing date: noon, Tuesday 23rd April 2019.
Interviews: week commencing 29th April 2019.

Further details and an application pack can be obtained from Mrs Cindy Edwards, School Business Manager, please telephone to discuss the position and request an information pack on 0118 926 5493, or email

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS will be sought from the successful candidate.

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