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Assistant Headteacher - Full-time

Salmestone Primary School, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-2011-133L
  • Posted:18/11/2022
  • Pay:L3 - L5
  • Start Date:Feb / Apr 2023
  • App Close Date:07/12/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 12th Dec 2022


Our moral compass is set by the belief that a disadvantaged background should never be a barrier to children accessing and achieving in education.

Do you have the passion and commitment to ensure that all children can access the same opportunities and experiences whilst proudly celebrating their unique differences and backgrounds?

If so we would love to hear from you in an exciting opportunity to join our school community as Assistant Headteacher.

Salmestone is an inclusive one form entry school situated in Margate. It is a highly valued school alongside two others in Margate and two in Ramsgate forming our TKAT East region within our TKAT family of schools, which consist of 45 schools in the South East of England.


Salmestone’s values underpin all that they do by being committed to:

‘Shaping The Future of Young Minds’

We want our children to be equipped with the personal and academic skills to be successful individuals.

Our School Values are:

Community – We believe we are stronger when working together.
Inspiration – We believe igniting the passion inside leads to exciting opportunities.
Perseverance – We believe in trying new things and never giving up.
Achievement – We believe in personal, emotional and academic success.


Are you a positive, influential leader?

Do you have a passion for ensuring that all children get the highest quality education and are relentless in your drive for excellence?

As the Assistant Headteacher you will be instrumental in leading and embedding the vision and values of the school through supporting high quality teaching and learning.

For this role, you will have: experience and a proven track record of leading school improvement. The ability to work effectively as part of a team and develop leadership and teaching and learning. Passion, dedication and commitment to an inclusive practice.

If you feel that you could be a member of the leadership team of our school sharing our values and be part of a well supported wider TKAT family please contact Jenni Richards, Primary Director on jenni.richards@tkat.org


To apply for this role, please visit our main website - https://tkat.livevacancies.co.uk/#/job/details/1059


Information about the school

Salmestone Primary and Nursery School became an academy within The Kemnal Academies Trust in September 2012. It was identified as a GOOD school by Ofsted in January 2019.

Please use the link below to view a video about our school.


Situated on the outskirts of Margate the school is one form entry which is organised in Phases. As part of TKAT we are a forward looking and innovative school with excellent staff who are committed to our vision statement; Shaping the Future of Young Minds.

Our school values underpin our teaching pedagogy and our motivation for teaching:

Perseverance Community Inspiration Achievement

Our absolute passion is the learning, safety, enjoyment and development of our children. We believe that by inspiring and teaching them the skills they need from Nursery onwards, they will be successful and valued members of the community. In all that we do, we have high expectations of ourselves and of our children. Salmestone has been privileged to be part of the local community since 1886. We belong to a family of schools working in partnership to deliver a high standard of education to the young people of Thanet and the wider TKAT community. Please see our Facebook page to our learning, successes and community engagement. www.facebook.com/salmestone

We can offer a wide range of CPD opportunities and networking within our family of schools in Thanet and beyond.

Salmestone is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure, social media and barring service check.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Daniel More, School Business Manager
  • Address:College Road, Margate, Kent, CT9 4DB
  • Telephone: 01843 220949
  • Email: office@salmestone-tkat.org


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.