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Assistant Headteacher

Salary details: L3 - L5

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Ref: ED 18959


Farnley Tyas First School, Butts Road, Huddersfield, HD4 6TZ

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Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full Time

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Closing date: 20 September 2019

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An exciting opportunity has been created for a dynamic, ambitious and outstanding teacher to work within a successful and forward thinking federation. This post is predominantly based within Farnley Tyas First School, but also includes working as part of a wider leadership team within the Greenhills First Federation.

On January 1st 2016  Denby C of E First School, Farnley Tyas C of E First school and Thurstonland First school formalized a long standing working partnership to create a federation of the three small village schools.   The governors are seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher to Farnley Tyas First School following promotion of the current postholder to a Headship.

The post has class responsibility for a mixed Y3/4/5 class with release time for PPA and additional release time for management duties. The successful applicant would be expected to take on subject leadership across the three schools in the Federation and should identify their curriculum strengths on application.


We want our Assistant Headteacher to:

  • Set an excellent example of classroom practice and demonstrate commitment to high expectations of children's attainment and behaviour.
  • Be an outstanding teacher and subject leader with a proven record for enabling progress and inspiring colleagues in raising standards.
  • Be passionate in promoting a clear child-centered vision.
  • Have an ability to drive forward developments in the curriculum.
  • Be an excellent communicator with a strong commitment to working in partnership with the leadership team, staff, parents, governors, and the community to drive the development of the Federation into the future.
  • Demonstrate an ability to develop and promote the Christian ethos of Farnley Tyas School. 
  • Support the Headteacher in the strategic role.


We can offer you:

  • Well behaved, motivated and enthusiastic pupils who are excited about their learning.
  • The opportunity to work with a passionate and dedicated team of staff.
  • Excellent opportunities for development and leadership.
  • Close links with supportive Governors, parents and the local church.
  • A unique experience to influence a new and developing partnership through Federation.


The closing date for application is Friday September 20th

Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday September 24th

Interviews will take place on Thursday October 3rd


Applications should be returned by email to the school office: office@farnleytyasfirst.co.uk for the attention of the Headteacher Mrs C Minogue.

Visits to the schools are encouraged – please make an appointment at any one of the following dates:-

Farnley Tyas First School (01484 666714)

Thursday September 12th at 2.30pm

Monday September 16th at 3.30pm

Tuesday September 17th at 9.00am and 3.30pm

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