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Assistant Head of Primary and KS3
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Long-term, Permanent
£44,331 to £46,556 per year
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03 June 2022
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Vision for Education are seeking an Assistant Head of Primary and KS3 to work in an Independent Specialist school on the outskirts of Cambridge which specialises in children and young people with a diagnosis of Autism.

About the role

As an Assistant Head of Primary and KS3, you will need to passionate about the role and eager to challenge yourself to help deliver excellent progress for the pupils. Previous experience as an Assistant Headteacher is not essential, applications from Key Stage Leads or other forms of leadership welcome.

About the school

This is a school based on beautiful grounds on the outskirts of Cambridge. They specialise in pupils with a diagnosis of Autism with all pupils having an EHCP. They provide a flexible curriculum, teaching lessons based on how the children learn best, to ensure they feel they are in a safe and secure environment. Pupils may have struggled previously in mainstream, however this provision provides them an opportunity to re-engage in a positive way.


To be considered for the role of Assistant Head of Primary and KS3 you will:
  • To be resilient and have a positive outlook and attitude
  • To be patient and willing to take lead in situations

Key responsibilities

As Assistant Head of Primary and KS3 you will be responsible for:
  • To lead across Primary and Key Stage 3
  • To communicate effectively and efficiently across a team

What the school offer

In return, the school can offer the successful candidate:


£44,331 to £46,556 per year

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • To hold or be willing to process an enhanced DBS
  • To have experience in a leadership role, this can include a Key Stage Lead
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Nicola Perrett on 01223 608 140 or email

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