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Assistant Headteacher with Responsibility for Inclusion - Full-time

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Crowborough

  • Ref:KCC845-3340-5L
  • Posted:23/03/2023
  • Pay:L4 - L8
  • Start Date:September 2023 or earlier
  • App Close Date:17/04/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Are you a dynamic, passionate and progressive leader? Ready to take the step to leadership?

Do you have the skills and drive to lead inclusion?

This is a golden opportunity to be part of the leadership team at a thriving Catholic primary school in Crowborough, East Sussex. In these extraordinary times, there has never been a better moment to take stock of your career. 

At St Mary's we have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and skilled individual to take on the role of Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for inclusion. The successful candidate will be someone who can inspire our excellent team of staff to achieve the highest quality learning and teaching for our pupils, whilst maintaining a child-centred approach.

We are looking for an Assistant Headteacher who:

is a passionate, experienced and ambitious educator, with the drive and vision to achieve the best for all our pupils

is a highly effective leader of learning, with experience of delivering a broad, rich and varied curriculum that meets the needs of every pupil

has a genuine commitment to team working, distributed management and the development of all of our staff

can demonstrate good leadership,management, organisation and communication skills

has a knowledge and understanding of the SEND code of practice


We can offer:

excellent professional development and support

an opportunity to build on the solid foundations of a happy, progressive and consistently 'good' school

a skilled, experienced and highly committed staff team

string support from parents, Governors and the community

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and warmly welcomes. You will be given a guided tour of the school and will have the opportunity to talk to pupils and staff.

The applications forms and job description are available via the school website







Information about the school

St Mary's is a single form primary school situated in the welcoming, safe and family friendly town of Crowborough, close to Tunbridge Wells, within easy reach of Eastbourne and Brighton and with good rail links to London. Located at the top of the High Weald, an area of outstanding natural beauty, and on the doorstep of the Ashdown Forest , our over-subscribed school offers a fantastic opportunity for either aspiring or experienced teaching staff.

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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.