Ref 192884
Grade Leadership Pay Scale L2-L7
Salary £48366 to £ 54816 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 06/01/2025 
Closing Date 20/09/2024
Grange Road , Fleetwood , Lancashire , FY7 8DD
Tel: 01253 874787
School website:
Roll: 332
Do you love teaching and want to make a difference each and every day to the children at Charles Saer Primary School in Fleetwood?......Are you ready to become our next Assistant Headteacher?

Charles Saer is on an exciting journey of school improvement as we work as a team to make our school and the children in it ‘the best we can be’. Our school currently has approximately 300 children on roll. We have a Nursery, and we currently admit 45 children every year. 56% of our children are entitled to Pupil Premium. We pride ourselves on the role we have in our local community supporting children and their families in a variety of innovative ways.

The successful candidate must have high expectations for themselves and our pupils. You MUST be able to motivate and inspire as a teacher and a leader and be passionate in using your skills and knowledge to provide highly effective curriculum delivery. You will be a positive person with a ‘growth mindset’ – always finding solutions to hurdles! No one day is ever the same, and we need the right person who understands that some of our children need nurture and support. You MUST love your job, and children!

We are very proud of our children, and our team of committed professionals at Charles Saer. We have a fantastic building which is only 11 years old. It houses an ICT suite, a fabulous children’s kitchen, library and we can almost see the sea!!The opening of the new by-pass has now opened up Fleetwood to further afield with journey times now commutable.

The Assistant Headteacher will:
  • Teach a class in KS2
  • Be the KS2 leader for 6 classes
  • Lead Maths 

    We can offer:
  • CPD to support AHT in their leadership role and beyond;
  • A happy and welcoming school where everyone is valued and supported in an inclusive environment; 
  • Well behaved, positive, happy children who enjoy learning; 
  • A committed and friendly team of hard-working creative staff; 
  • The opportunity to make a huge difference in the lives of the children in Fleetwood.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be asked to teach as part of the interview process. This will be arranged for candidates who are invited to interview following shortlisting.  

    Key Dates Closing date – Friday 20th September
    Shortlisting -  Friday 27th September
    Observation of teaching –  Monday 14th/Tuesday 15th  October
    Interview Date – Wednesday 16th October

    We strongly encourage all applicants to view school. Please telephone the school to book a visit and have a look around.

    Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

    Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.
    Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

    Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached.
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    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.