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Abbotswood Junior School

Assistant Headteacher

Closing date: 18/04/2024 at 12:00

Job Start Date: September 2024

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Leadership Scale

Salary Details: L4-L8 (£50,807-£56,082)

Hours of Work: Permanent, Full-time

Location of Role: Abbotswood Junior School

Job/Person Summary

Do you want to be a part of the new, exciting leadership structure at Abbotswood Junior School? If so, read on.

Due to the retirement and promotion of our two current Deputy Headteachers, we are looking to appoint two Assistant Headteachers from September 2024.

Working alongside an experienced Headteacher, you will be part of a school described by Ofsted (June 2023) as,

“A happy school with so much on offer…classrooms are vibrant and excellent places to learn…staff are immensely proud to work at the school. Morale is high and teamwork strong.”

What are we looking for? Someone who:

As we are totally reorganising our leadership structure, the responsibilities of each role will be matched to the two successful applicants. However, the following areas will form a part of the two roles:

The School

Abbotswood is ideally situated on the edge of the beautiful New Forest and within close proximity of the bustling city of Southampton. It is the largest junior school in Hampshire with over 600 children (5/6 form entry).

With large fields, open spaces and a purpose-built sports hall, we have a pleasant environment in which to work and we also have a very cute school dog - Tommy! 

Leaders also recognise the hard work of its staff and everyone receives a ‘Thank You’ day to be taken at any time during the school year.

Application Procedure

Please feel free to contact Glenn Moore (Headteacher) on 07712 305180 or [email protected] for an informal chat to arrange a visit.  

Application packs can also be found on our website.

Safer Recruitment

Abbotswood Junior School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Ringwood Road, Totton, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 8EB

Telephone: 023 8086 3159

Website: http://www.abbotswood.hants.sch.uk/

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