Assistant Headteacher Vacancy

Assistant Head Teacher  ~ Leadership Pay Range: L7-L11

Paganel Primary is a good school, we put our children at the heart of all that we do. This is an excellent opportunity to join our team in the relentless pursuit of greatness. The Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and inspiring Assistant Head teacher to join us from September 2023 for a one year contract.  This is a maternity leave position part time 3 days per week 60%.

Are you looking to make a positive impact and lead colleagues in sustained school improvement?

Ofsted, March 2020 said that; The school’s ‘pursuit for greatness’ is threaded throughout all aspects of school life. Pupils have positive attitudes to school and are proud of their achievements. They take responsibilities seriously, for example as librarians, eco-warriors and digital leaders. Pupils seek ways to support their community, such as reading
Remembrance Day poems to local people. They are good role-models to others.

The successful candidate will be an experienced senior or middle leader with a proven track record of outstanding classroom practice and the ability to improve, challenge and support colleagues. They will also have superb drive and enthusiasm and demonstrate the ethos of being uncompromising in ensuring the very best education for our children.

We are looking for:

  • An outstanding leader
  • Innovative and strategic thinker
  • Excellent class teacher
  • To lead Behaviour and RSE/PHSE
  • To be responsible for phase 2,3,4

Visits to school are recommend before applying.  You can request an application pack via post by enclosing large letter envelope and stamp or download a pack via the school website on the vacancies page. CV’s will not be accepted.

Visits to school: Please telephone the office to book a place – 27/4/23 @ 3.45, 3/5/23 @ 9.30, 4/5/23 @ 3.45

Closing date: 5/5/23 midday

Interviews: 23/5/23

Application forms, person specification and job description are available from the school website, CVs are not accepted.

Completed applications should be returned to the school or via Email to

For reasons of economy if you have not had a response to your application please assume on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Application Form

Guidance Notes

Job Description

Person Specification