Assistant Head Teacher - Maths & EYFS / KS1 Lead

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SalaryInner London L Scale - L7-11
Closing date31/05/2020
HoursFull Time
ContractFixed Term
Experienced | Fixed Term

Assistant Head Teacher | Maths & EYFS / KS1 Lead | Good Primary School | Islington 


We are working in partnership with an established and well led Primary School in the Borough of Islington. The SLT and governors are looking for an Assistant Head Teacher to join the team on a 1 year contract, from September 2020 and will be responsible for leading both Maths and the EYFS / KS1 phases.


This is a diverse and community focused Primary School, renowned for their incredibly high standards across the Borough. The Executive Head Teacher has made it clear that she will not just appoint anyone, despite the position being on a 1 year contract.  


As you can imagine with this Assistant Head Teacher opportunity, your teaching practice across the school with regards to Maths and phases will need to be at a consistently ‘Good or Outstanding’ level. We are looking for a switched on, ambitious individual. You must have an eye for detail and have high teaching standards across the board. 


Regardless whether you are currently an Assistant Head Teacher or ready for the next step up, this could be the ideal opportunity for you to further enhance your skills, gain key experience and further develop your career.


The executive leadership team, are actively looking for an Assistant Head Teacher who:


  • Has experience teaching and leading the younger years – EYFS & KS1
  • Has had experience leading a core subject (ideally Maths) and a 2FE phase
  • Has an excellent track record of improving the quality of teaching & learning
  • Has the ability to model best practice
  • Proven track record of high standards & high quality practice within the classroom
  • Is able to communicate effectively with parents
  • Is able to work as part of a successful & highly versatile team


Do you have the skills and experience to tackle such a role?


PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19, initial interviews and conversations will be taking place via phone / video platforms with the aim to conduct formal observations and face to face interviews once safe to do so. 



  • Assistant Head Teacher
  • Leading Maths
  • Leading a team of 8 Teachers & support staff (HLTA & TAs) – EYFS & KS1
  • Setting the standards across the school
  • Working alongside an established & reputable Senior Leadership Team
  • Delivering daily ‘Outstanding’ lessons and leading from the front
  • September 2020 start – 1 Year Contract – Full Time
  • Leadership Scale – L7-11 (£55,477 - £60,404) – depending on experience
  • Located in the Borough of Islington – Inner London



  • MUST be a qualified & experienced Primary Teacher
  • Ready for the role of Assistant Head Teacher
  • Teacher training qualification required (UK QTS a must)
  • Proven track record ofEYFS or KS1 Teaching experience 
  • You must be a natural leader
  • Must have held previous leader posts (Subject, Year Group or Phase)
  • Must be a switched-on individual who is able to multi-task and not be afraid of a challenge
  • You must be willing to learn, and be able to sync with the current team
  • Good track record of Good / Outstanding teaching observations



  • 2 Form Entry Primary School
  • Graded ‘Good’ – OFSTED (2017)
  • 2 FE Primary School – 3-11yrs
  • Inner London – popular Borough of Islington
  • Brilliant SLT in place & vision for the future
  • Modern, well resourced & newly refurbished Primary School site
  • Less than 5 minutes’ walk – Overground, Bus & Tube links
  • Excellent links with the local community
  • Excellent progress made across the school
  • Fantastic CPD opportunities


If you are interested in this Assistant Head Teacher position, within a reputable Islington based Primary School, APPLY TODAY. 


Apply for this Assistant Head Teacher opportunity by sending your CV to Danny at Clarus Education. You will be contacted within 48hrs if shortlisted, to discuss your application further. 


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Assistant Head Teacher / Maths & EYFS / KS1 Lead | Good Primary School | Islington