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Assistant Headteacher - Full-time/Part-time

Holy Trinity CEP School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-5213-201L
  • Posted:31/03/2023
  • Pay:Leadership 1-6
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:19/04/2023 at 21:00
  • Interviews:Week beginning 24th April 2023


Are you looking for a new challenge?

Are you an outstanding practitioner with the drive to raise standards and progress?

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher.

The successful candidate will be committed, enthusiastic, creative and an outstanding classroom practitioner; someone who is resilient and able to take a lead in strengthening teaching and learning across the school and is committed to working in a faith school. They will play a strong role in embedding and supporting teaching and learning and hold responsibility for a key area of school improvement.

This role will include some class teaching commitment.

 We are looking to appoint someone who is able to:

  • Use expertise, passion and enthusiasm to drive school improvement in a positive manner.
  • Go that extra mile to ensure that every pupil makes excellent progress.
  • Deliver and model consistently good and outstanding practice across the primary phase.
  • Be part of a team in managing, leading and developing the school in seeking to attain high standards of pupil achievement, behaviour, social development and effective and efficient use of resources.
  • Provide guidance and support to other members of staff to achieve and maintain a good quality of teaching and be instrumental in supporting colleagues.
  • Work with the rest of the Senior Leadership team in developing and embedding our values, vision and ethos.

 We can offer:

  • The opportunity to become part of Team Holy Trinity, where staff are friendly, supportive and committed to work.
  • The opportunity of working in a diverse community with fabulous and enthusiastic children.
  • Supportive training with career development opportunity.


This is a fantastic opportunity to demonstrate your leadership skills and work in a school where you will make a difference. 

Visits to the school are encouraged, please contact the school office to make an appointment.

Information about the school

Holy Trinity is a diverse and welcoming community. It is a vibrant and purposeful primary school with over 400 pupils. The school is a caring, Christian school at the heart of a thriving community, and lies on the outskirts of Dartford. The school embraces all of the National Curriculum and enjoys the support of Cornerstone Curriculum. The school supports and allows staff to plan exciting real life learning for the children both on and off site. There are fourteen classes with a dedicated team of teaching assistants who provide professional support for the children's learning. The staff team are friendly, supportive and diverse and we enjoy working as a team. The schools last Ofsted inspection was February 2023 where we maintained our Good judgement and at the SIAMS inspection In July 2017 received an outstanding judgement in all areas . Governors and the Leadership Team value the continued professional development of all staff, and are committed to supporting the well-being of the school whole community. The school is committed to promoting diversity and equality as well as the safeguarding of children and all candidates will be subject to DBS, right to work and other legally required employment checks.

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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.