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Assistant Headteacher
  • Employer: Bracknell Forest Council
  • Reference: JOB01061
  • Published: Tue 20/09/2022, 13:39 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 25/09/2022, 13:39 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5
  • Salary: £43356 - £47737 per annum + Teachers Pension,Support programme
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Wooden Hill Primary and Nursery School, Wokingham, Winkfield Parish Council, Winkfield, West Bershire Council, Waymead, Waterside Park , Warfield Parish Council, Various locations in the community - see advert, Time Square, Bracknell , The Willows Children Centre , The Rowans Children's Centre, The Pavillion, The Family Centre, The Commercial Centre, The Alders Family Hub, St. Michael's School House Pre-School, After School Club & Holiday Club – Bracknell, Sandy Lane Out of School Club, Sandhurst, Berkshire, Sandhurst Library, New Hope, 16/17 Market Street, Bracknell, Margaret Wells-Furby Child Development Centre , Look Out Discovery Centre, Lily Hill Park, Library Crowthorne, Larchwod, 10A Portman Close, Bracknell , Glenfield House , Forestcare , Emergency Duty Service , Easthampstead Park Crematorium, Easthampstead Cemetery & Crematorium, Early Help Team , Crowthorne, Commercial Centre, Church Hill House, Crowthorne Rd, Bracknell , Child Development Centre, Breakthrough Supportive Employment, Bracknell Youth Offending Service, Bracknell Yout Offending Service, Bracknell Town Council, Bracknell Open Learning Centre, Bracknell Open Learning Cente, Bracknell Library , Bracknell Forest and Windsor & Maidenhead, Bracknell Forest , Bracknell Family Centre , Bracknell Central Library, Bracknell, Binfield Parish Council, Ascot, 7 Portman Close, Bracknell, RG42 1NE, 7 Portman Close, Bracknell , Berkshire

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Assistant Headteacher

Assistant Headteacher with teaching responsibility

Required for January 2023

Salary range: L1- L5 based on experience

Contract: Permanent, full time role

Working days: The AHT role will be 3 days per week with the remaining 2 days as class teacher

Are you a creative, resilient and innovative leader with a passion for inclusion and a strong commitment to driving improvement?

Do you have excellent management and organisational skills and the ability to work collaboratively to ensure the best outcomes for all children?

We are looking to appoint a highly skilled Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for assessment and curriculum planning.

You are invited to apply for this exciting opportunity to work with our new Head Teacher as part of a dynamic and forward thinking management team at St. Michael's, Easthampstead Church of England Primary School.

Our new Assistant Head Teacher will:

  • support the Head Teacher to shape our future vision and ethos
  • have the leadership qualities to lead on safeguarding in the role of DSL
  • be compassionate, open and transparent in their approach
  • have high expectations of all pupils and staff
  • build positive relationships with the pupil, staff, parents, governing body and wider community
  • develop the staff team through coaching & mentoring
  • be enthusiastic, committed and empathetic, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • be resilient, resourceful and determined
  • support the Christian ethos of the school

We can offer:

  • a positive and welcoming community
  • pupils who enjoy learning and want to come to school
  • a dedicated staff who are enthusiastic and who want the best for the pupils
  • a supportive Governing body and parent body
  • CPD tailored to suit your stage of career development

We warmly welcome visits to the school by prospective candidates. To arrange a visit please contact Lorraine Couchman on 01344 420878 or

Closing date: 30th September midday

Interview dates: Wk. beginning 3rd October

Please complete the online application form at Only applications received on Bracknell Forest/school name application forms will be considered. No agencies please.

Applications will be considered as they arrive with interviews to take place in October. The school reserves the right to close this advert once sufficient applications have been received.


Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment. This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. If you are successful in being shortlisted for this position, you will be required to complete a self-declaration form, when you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate. To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit

The Bracknell Forest Safeguarding Board (BFSB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and adults in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the BFSB at

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration. We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.


We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification. To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.

Pre-employment medical check

You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.


On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one must be from your current employer, completed by a suitable person with appropriate authority. If you have previously worked with children at least one must be from this employer. References will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.