Leadership Scale Point L1 – L5

Fowey Primary School are looking to appoint an Assistant Head teacher to join our Senior Leadership Team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced leader to join Fowey at an exciting time in the school’s development. We are looking for an excellent EYFS / KS1 practitioner that has the passion and determination to lead Early Reading and Read, Write Inc.

Fowey is part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust ensuring excellent opportunities for further professional development and career progression. You will join a committed and hard-working team of excellent practitioners and support a great community of families within the vibrant community of Fowey.

The post holder will:

  • Work in close partnership with the Head teacher and staff to ensure the smooth day to day management of the school;
  • Work with the staff to develop an excellent learning environment;
  • Lead and support teaching and learning, particularly focusing on EYFS and KS1.
  • Lead Read, Write, Inc and Early Reading.
  • Promote and model effective relationships with pupils, parents and carers.

Our team have been driving rapid school improvement and you would take a lead role in ensuring continued developments.

For an initial discussion to find out more please phone Claire Bunting – 01726 832542. Application forms and further information, including job description and person specification, are available via:

Closing Date: Monday 13th June

Interview Date: Friday 17th June

Cornwall Education 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 offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and, where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: