Assistant Headteacher - KS 2 - Full-time

Newington Community Primary School and Nursery, Ramsgate

  • Ref:KCC886-3918-106L
  • Posted:01/02/2024
  • Pay:Leadership Scale
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:19/04/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 29th April 2024


The children, staff and governors of Newington Community Primary School are looking for the right person to become a valuable part of the Senior Leadership Team. Our new Assistant Headteacher will lead KS 2, working closely with our Heads of Year to ensure provision is consistent and standards are high across the key stage. Additionally they will lead provision for the subjects of English and Maths, working with the subject leads to evaluate provision and analyse the impact on all of our chuildren's outcomes. 

Developing well rounded, confident children is central to our work at Newington Community Primary School and the team work hard to achieve this aim. We know that positive relationships across our community, coupled with high expectations are key to success. This role involves leadership of a commited team of core subject leaders to ensure the highest possible standards across the school for English (not early reading and Phonics) and Maths. Additionally they will work with Heads of Year from Years 3 - 6 to ensure that provision across the key stage is consistent and effective, supporting and building relationships with the team of leads to ensure effective organisation and running of the key stage.

The right person will have a relentless determination to ensure that all children thrive in our community, enjoying a rich MAths and English curriculum that meets their needs and supports their progress.  They will have excellent inter personal skills, being able to build effective relationships with children, staff and parents and work well as part of the wider leadership team. The role will involve class teaching on a reduced timetable (40% maximum) to ensure that teaching standards can be modelled to other staff and contact with classroom teaching is maintained.  Experience of highly effective teaching in KS 2 is essential.

It is an exciting time to join Newington Community Primary School. We offer a vibrant and welcoming working environment where every team member is valued in a school that prides itself on it's team work and inclusive ethos. We show a commitment to continuing professional development and value the ideas and insights that this can bring to our school. Most of all we offer lively, enthusiastic and hard working children and a commited dedicated staff team. 

Tours of the school are strongly encouraged and can be arranged by emailing Hannah Tudor at

Newington Community Primary School is passionately committed to the safeguarding of children and follows clear processes and procedures for safer recruitment as outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023.



Information about the school

Newington Community Primary School and Nursery is a large primary school which is situated on the outskirts of Ramsgate.

We have a committed and enthusiastic staff who are determined to enable every child to achieve their potential. Our children are at the heart of everything we do.

Have a look at our Facebook page for a real flavour of what is happening in our school.

At Newington Community Primary School, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expect staff and visitors to share this commitment.

This post is subject to satisfactory references, DBS checks and proof of the right to work in the UK.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss Hannah Tudor
  • Address:Newington Community Primary School, Princess Margaret Avenue, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 6HX
  • Telephone: (01843) 593412
  • Email:


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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 Education.