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School name:
Robins Lane Primary School
School address:
Robins Lane St Helens Merseyside WA9 3NF Tel: 01744 678503
Job title:
Assistant Headteacher
People's Services
L1 to L5
From: 39965 To: 44106
Full Time
Closing date:


Due to the planned expansion of our senior leadership team, the Governors of Robins Lane Primary School are looking to appoint an outstanding, highly-motivated and ambitious Assistant Headteacher who embodies our new motto – Aim High, Fly High.

The post is to commence in September 2019 and will, initially, include responsibility for leading on curriculum intent, implementation and impact.

The successful candidate will:

Believe they can make the difference
Be supportive of the inclusive ethos of the school
Have the highest expectations of achievement and behaviour
Be able to enthuse and motivate children
Be an innovator who can manage projects/new initiatives
Have a never-give-up attitude
Be a strong team player who can lift others
Be able to demonstrate that they are a creative and highly effective classroom teacher
Have the ability to create a stimulating learning environment
Be committed to raising standards
Be flexible and hard-working
Be sensitive to the needs of our children and families

In return we will offer you:

An opportunity to make the difference
A strong, shared vision for our school
The opportunity to lead on, and drive forward, key areas of the school development plan
Enthusiastic, caring and happy children who are keen to learn
Opportunities for personal and professional development
A supportive and encouraging team of staff and governors
This position offers an exciting challenge and opportunity to secure excellent educational outcomes for all our children. For this pivotal role, we seek an inspirational individual with proven success in leading within the primary setting. Prior experience in both key stage one and two would be beneficial to the role. The role will have a 0.8 teaching commitment.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Successful candidates are subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service and appropriate references.

Visits to our school are welcomed on the following dates:

Friday 22nd March at 2.00pm
Tuesday 26th March at 9.30am
Thursday 28th March at 4.00pm
Thursday 4th April at 9.30am

Please contact our school office on 01744 678503 to arrange a suitable appointment.

Application form and further details are available from

Applications should be submitted online or returned to the school for the attention of the Headteacher, Mr D Spruce, by midday on the closing date of Tuesday 23rd April 2019.

If applying online, please also send a covering letter (no more than two pages) by email ( or by post to the school detailing your suitability for the post.

Shortlisting will take place on the afternoon of Tuesday 23rd April and successful candidates will be contacted by email.

Lesson observations and tasks are due to take place on Thursday 25th April and Friday 26th April. Formal interviews are due to be held on Monday 29th April.

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