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Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for KS2 and behaviour lead

Start Date: September 2024

Full time Assistant Headteacher required for September 2024.

Salary: Leadership Scale L1-L5

Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 1st May

Scheduled Interviews: Wednesday 8th May

Our vision at Winslow CE School is ‘Let your light shine’. The rainbow symbolises God’s unconditional love for each individual. We seek to reflect that light in all we do: in our community, both local and wider, our communication, both word and action, with curiosity and courage, and with care and compassion for everyone, inspiring a love of learning.

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional and visionary Assistant Headteacher who will lead Key Stage Two and contribute to the strategic direction of the school. The successful applicant will have a passion for teaching and learning and the ambition to develop inspirational teaching and learning for all pupils. As behaviour lead, you will have strategic oversight of policies and procedures relating to ensuring good behaviour for learning.

The role of Assistant Headteacher is broad and we require a committed and hardworking team player with great inter-personal skills, energy and creativity. The position provides the opportunity for contribution to the leadership and management of the whole school.

Applications are welcome from both experienced leaders and aspiring leaders who are ready for the next step in their career. The role comes with a reduced teaching commitment and dedicated leadership release time.


  • Provide strategic leadership and direction to the Key Stage 2 team – comprising of 8 classes across 4 year groups.
  • Develop and implement a clear vision and curriculum framework that aligns with the school's overall aims
  • Foster a culture of excellence in teaching and learning, promoting innovative and effective pedagogical practices that inspire and engage young learners.
  • Lead and support a team of dedicated teachers and learning support assistants, providing guidance mentoring, and professional development opportunities.
  • Ensure a nurturing and inclusive environment that supports the well-being, social-emotional development, and academic progress of all children.

If you are an ambitious and experienced KS2 practitioner ready to take on a leadership role as an Assistant Headteacher, we invite you to apply. This position offers the opportunity for long-term professional growth and impact. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require any further information.

We have a supportive and experienced team of staff who are committed to providing the best teaching and learning for our pupils. At the heart of everything we do is a desire to make a real difference to our children’s lives. If that’s what motivates you, we’d love to hear from you.

Application packs are available from our website.  All applications must be made using the Buckinghamshire Council application form – CVs will not be accepted and references will be taken up prior to interview.

At Winslow Church of England School, our number one priority is keeping all pupils safe at all times.  Everyone is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their wellbeing. An enhanced DBS check, qualifications check and online checks will be carried out upon appointment of the successful candidate. More information, including our Safeguarding statement and Child Protection policy, can be found on our website