Assistant Headteacher

Greenway Junior School
Horsham, West Sussex
Contract Type
Part Time
GLF Leadership 1-5
Start Date
1st September 2024
17th April 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1408946

An exciting opportunity has become available for an Assistant Headteacher at our Greenway Junior School in Horsham.

Your opportunity

We are looking to appoint a dynamic and visionary Part Time Assistant Headteacher to join our passionate, experienced leadership team. As an Assistant Head, you will help to shape the future vision of our school. This opportunity will see you working alongside a dedicated team of school leaders and educational experts across KS2; Leading on Learning, Teaching and Curriculum as the school continues to grow.

What we are looking for

  • An inspirational practitioner, with the vision and confidence to motivate, challenge and support
  • A passion for children’s learning and welfare; putting them first in everything they do
  • A team player, enthusiastic and eager to make a difference as a school leader.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing to a range of audiences
  • Committed to developing and maintaining good relationships with staff, parents, pupils, governors and the community

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for more information and before applying.

About the Region 6 Cluster

GLF has seven schools in the local area consisting of Greenway Junior School, Southgate Primary School, Forge Wood Primary School, Kilnwood Vale Primary School, Salfords Primary School, Lime Tree Primary School, Merstham Primary School , overseen by a Regional Director. We have a collaborative approach towards working which means the schools can work closely together to provide an exceptional education experience to the local communities. The schools benefit from being able to share resources and expertise and support each other where needed. It allows for exciting opportunities for career progression across the cluster and gives you the chance to further your professional development.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

  • A growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils
  • Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
  • 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  • We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  • Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

  • Access to our highly competitive Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working options
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Access to a staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details

Start Date:  Sept 2024

Pay Scale: GLF Leadership 1-5 (England) 

Contract type: Part Time (3 days a week 0.6), Permanent

Closing Date:  17th April 2024

Interviews: 25th April 2024


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

Greenway Junior School

Greenway Junior School