Assistant Headteacher

Leadership Range L1–L5 (negotiable for an exceptional candidate).
Full time – to start September 2019.
Closing date: noon, Tuesday 23 April 2019

Elmhurst School in partnership with Great Learners Trust

Elmhurst School is set join the Great Learners Trust in June 2019 – this is an exciting next step on our school improvement journey. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious leader to make a real difference!

Are you a dynamic leader looking for your next challenge?
Are you passionate about enabling every child to become a lifelong learner?
Do you have the leadership skills to motivate and empower others to improve their practice?

If your answer to these questions is YES,
then Elmhurst School would be delighted to hear from you…

Elmhurst School is a welcoming and inspiring place to be. The school is planning to join the Great Learners Trust in June 2019 and is currently on a rapid journey of school improvement. It is an exciting time for our whole school community and we are expanding the Senior Leadership Team to build capacity so that we can achieve our aspirations. 

We are seeking an ambitious and energetic professional with experience of leading teams, monitoring teaching and learning, and with experience of successfully leading improvement and raising standards. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of excellent classroom practice and will understand the importance of cultivating a strong learning culture for all stakeholders. An interest in curriculum development would also be welcomed.

In joining the Great Learners Trust you will benefit from being a part of a dynamic and forward-thinking Multi-Academy Trust. We pride ourselves on offering high quality CPD opportunities and support structures to enable rapid career development opportunities for our staff.

If you are a dynamic and inspirational leader with the capacity to grow and develop in the role, if you have initiative, constructive enthusiasm, a thorough knowledge of primary education and the ambition to play a major role in the leadership and management of our school then we would be delighted to hear from you.

Visits are warmly welcomed to discuss the role. To arrange an appointment, or request an application pack, please contact Marcus Faulkner, Interim Executive Headteacher, by email:

An application form and job description can be downloaded below.

Closing date: Midday Tuesday 23rd April 2019.
Interviews: TBC – applications will be considered upon arrival.
Start date: 1st September 2019.

Our motto is “Believe and Achieve”, which reflects the determination of the Trust to expect great things for all our children, whatever their prior attainment. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS check will be sought from the successful candidate. 

Please download a job description and application form below:

Elmhurst Assistant Headteacher Job Description

Great Learners Trust Teaching Application Form

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