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St John the Evangelist CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post involves the type of work with children and young people, that requires applicants to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post. All cases are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.


All completed application form should be returned in paper to the school office of by email to:


Assistant Headteacher (maternity cover) for SEN, Inclusion and Safeguarding

Leadership Scale L3 to L7

Non-teaching, full time position (would consider part-time or job share applicants)

Are you looking for a leadership position where you can make a significant difference to the learning and welfare of children?

Would a secondment opportunity give you the opportunity to broaden your leadership skills and experience base?

Information about the role:

This could be the perfect opportunity for you. From January 2020 we are looking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher to lead on our SEN, Inclusion and Safeguarding provision, while the current post holder is on maternity leave.

This is a key role within the school, working closely with the Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher and Phase Leaders to set the strategic direction for the school and ensure the smooth day to day operational running of the school.

The role is a non-teaching role and is offered as full time on the leadership scale. It could though suit job share applicants or someone looking for a secondment to further develop their leadership experience.

Job description

Person specification

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Closing Date: 17th October 2019

Interview Date: WB 21st October 2019

Start Date: 6th January 2020 (or sooner to support handover)