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Assistant Headteacher

Assistant Headteacher with Safeguarding Responsibility – Pheasey Park Farm Primary School & Early Years Centre


  • Leadership Pay Spine L8 – L12

  • Permanent

  • Full Time

  • To start Easter 2024



Elston Hall Learning Trust is seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher to join the Leadership Team at Pheasey Park Farm Primary School & Early Years Centre.


This role is open to an existing middle or senior leader ready for a fresh challenge or teachers looking to progress to the next steps of their career. The successful candidate will

  • Be the Designated Safeguarding Lead therefore considerable safeguarding experience is essential. We are looking for someone who is passionate about safeguarding and can ensure robust and effective practice.

  • Lead English across the school, developing and working with our Existing English Team


As an Assistant Headteacher in our Trust you will:


•   Have outstanding classroom practice and inspire others to deliver exceptional teaching

•   Demonstrate excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills

•   Be committed to inclusive practice and believe that every child will succeed

•   Work effectively as part of the teams within school and across our Trust

•   Be driven to have high expectations of yourself and others


We can offer:


•           A committed, enthusiastic and supportive team of colleagues

•           An energetic mix of pupils who are very proud of their schools

•           Excellent CPD alongside opportunities for career progression across the Trust



About our Trust

Elston Hall Learning Trust has been established since 2015 and currently consists of six schools across Wolverhampton, Walsall and Sandwell. The Trust is underpinned by the moral purpose to change lives for the better and ensure our children achieve their potential. We want our children to be the best they can be and through learning believe that they can achieve anything. We share these same values for our staff and pride ourselves on a culture of support and trust. As a member of our team, you will benefit from access to an Employee Assistance Programme through Medigold Health, access to the Local Government or Teachers Pension Scheme, excellent CPD opportunities as well as working with an outstanding and supportive team of colleagues.




Our commitment to the wellbeing and safeguarding of our young people


Elston Hall Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to an Enhanced DBS and barred list check along with other relevant employment checks including at least two satisfactory references, prohibition check for teaching staff, right to work in the UK and qualifications.


Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a self-declaration form prior to interview and online searches will be carried out on all shortlisted applicants. References will be sought for shortlisted applicants prior to interview where possible. If you would prefer us to not to do this, please indicate this, giving reasons, on your application form.


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.


Further information can be found on our Trust website including our Child Protection and Safeguarding policies, the reference form we use to obtain references, and our policy on the recruitment of ex-Offenders.


To apply please visit to download an application form – please ensure you use the correct application form (teaching or non-teaching). Return completed forms to Dawn Cooper, Elston Hall Learning Trust, Stafford Road, Wolverhampton, WV10 6NN or email your completed form to 

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