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Assistant Head Teacher

Job Title 

Assistant Head Teacher  


Salary Range L2-6 


Richard Bonington Primary and Nursery School 

Work Pattern 

Full time  

Contract Type 


Closing date 


Wednesday 1st February 2023 

Thursday 9th February 2023 

Start date 

17th April 2023 


Richard Bonington Primary and Nursery School is seeking to appoint a forward-thinking and innovative Assistant Head Teacher to join our newly established SLT, who can lead school improvement in the Early Years and Key Stage One.    


You will: 

  • Be an outstanding, experienced Early Years practitioner, with a detailed knowledge of the Early Years and Key Stage One Curriculum 

  • Be committed to achieving the highest standards and have a strongly held belief that all children can achieve  

  • Have experience of managing others 

  • Have experience of leading a curriculum area 

  • Have excellent communication skills and be able to inspire staff and pupils  

  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude 

  • Be reflective about your own practice and keen to contribute to your own learning and professional development  

  • Be willing to get involved in the life of the school, supporting the informal as well as the formal curriculum. 


In return we can offer you:  

  • Children who are rewarding to teach and who thrive on success, nurture and positive relationships  

  • A dedicated and highly motivated staff who have strong relationships with pupils, parents and the local community 

  • Professional development, collaboration and support through being a partner in Equals Trust.  

  • A friendly working environment  

  • Employee Assistance Programme  

  • Weekly leadership release time. 


Richard Bonington Primary and Nursery School is committed to providing a safe environment and to promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applications and offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory relevant safer recruitment and DBS checks in line with our safeguarding policy. All applicants must have the right to work in the UK and proof of this will be required. Online searches will be conducted on short-listed candidates. 


Visits are most welcome and can be arranged with the school office. Please email or call 0115 956 0995. The Head Teacher Linda Barbuti will be more than happy to meet you.  


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