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Assistant Headteacher
  • Employer: Knowsley Schools
  • Reference: External
  • Published: Thu 15/09/2022, 15:45 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 28/09/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £50,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: External, Merseyside

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Assistant Headteacher

Kirkby High School

Bracknell Avenue, Southdene, Kirkby


L32 9PP

Assistant Headteacher


Required for January 2023

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic individual who is passionate about school improvement. We are looking for someone to join our senior leadership team, the specific roles and responsibilities will be determined based on the skills, knowledge and experience of the successful candidate.

Our ideal candidate will be an experienced, outstanding practitioner with a strong commitment to improving children’s lives in schools with high levels of disadvantage and be able to demonstrate a clear track record of raising performance and of partnership working. A constant thirst for improvement and innovation alongside the determination to see developments through to their conclusions are essential.

“Person fit” is essential to our thriving, driven senior team, hence the opportunity for the appointment brief to best fit your skills and experience.

The successful applicant will be a strong team player committed to the Academy’s vision of “Excellence for All”.  We have very high expectations of all staff and for the right person this is a superb opportunity to further develop leadership skills through bespoke CPD provision across the trust. You will be working in a modern, well resourced, supportive environment, which has excellent facilities.

Following our recent Ofsted inspection in July, we excitedly await the report which will be published in September 2022.  We look forward to sharing it.

Kirkby High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and adheres to the Equality Act 2010. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment; any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of an enhanced DBS disclosure.  To comply with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded below or from our website or contact

Jo Barrett, PA to Headteacher on 0151 477 8710 or email 

Closing Date: 12noon on Wednesday 28th September 2022