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Assistant Headteacher - Full-time

King's Farm Primary School , Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2674-105L
  • Posted:01/02/2019
  • Pay:L1 - L5
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:15/03/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:20th March 2019


King's Farm Primary School requires an Assistant Headteacher, responsible for upper KS2, to join our excellent team.  We are looking for an astute professional to work collaboratively with other members of the Leadership Team.  This is an opportunity for an outstanding teacher and middle leader, wishing to broaden their experience or an experienced leader, who has a proven track record of making a significant and positive impact in their current posts.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of School to contribute to the strategic development of the school and will have:

  • the passion and creativity to continue to drive rapid and sustained improvement for all members of the school community;
  • commitment to excellence in teaching and learning with high expectations for achievement and behaviour;
  • excellent leadership and organisational skills, providing a role model for all staff
  • responsibility for upper Key Stage 2


King's Farm Primary School is a Good School (May 2018) and is federated with Ifield Special School to form The Cedar Federation.

Working within The Federation this post can offer:

  • an exceptional and distinctive opportunity to help shape the future of a new and exciting Federation; 
  • a friendly and positive learning community with enthusiastic pupils and dedicated staff;
  • a supportive and forward-looking Governing Body fully committed to ongoing school improvement;
  • exciting and innovative provision for continuing professional development, through the Federation's leadership of the Thames Teaching Alliance;
  • a willingness to consider higher reward benefits for exceptional candidates.

Visits to the school are strongly recommended.

Only then will you have the opportunity to appreciate fully the unique ethos that characterises King's Farm Primary School.  Please call 01474 566979 to arrange a visit.

Information about the school

King's Farm Primary School is a slightly larger than average Primary School. We are a two-form entry school with our own Nursery, an inclusive ethos and a rising roll. We are well resourced and offer excellent professional development opportunities for all staff, including teacher training for Graduate Teaching Assistants.

We are an integral part of The Cedar Federation and work in partnership with Ifield School, providing the best opportunities for our children. There are many opportunities within The Cedar Federation and we are delighted to have recently gained a substantial grant from The Goldsmiths' Company; which will be used to form an innovative collaboration.

Following our recent Ofsted inspection, King's Farm Primary School is now officially a Good School!

King's Farm Primary School is committed to the wellbeing and safety of children. All offers of employment are subject to references and a successful DBS check.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01474 567767


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.