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Hightown Primary School

Vice Principal

Salary Scale is Leadership 7 – 11 (£46,430 - £51,234)

We wish to appoint a dynamic and forward thinking Vice Principal, who has the passion and the commitment to work with all staff to enable Hightown Primary School to continue on its journey to chase excellence at all levels.


This is a fantastic non-class based position that will be an excellent career move for the right leader. The successful candidate will work in partnership with the Executive Principal and the Headteacher/Principal, enabling the school to continue its journey towards excellence. You will have responsibility for the day to day running of the school particularly behaviour management ensuring continuous improvement and this key appointment will support our innovative approach to learning and thinking.


Are you:


  • Passionate about education?
  • Looking for excitement and challenge?
  • Self-motivated?
  • An outstanding practitioner who can motivate pupils, extend their learning and promote creativity?
  • Keen to work in a wider partnership?
  • Able to enthuse and communicate effectively within the wider community?


Closing Date: 21st January 2019 12 noon


Interview Dates: 29th January 2019


Hightown Primary School

Administrative Assistant

Salary Scale: Grade 5 (£18,578-£20,811 FTE)

Hours:  Wednesday – Friday afternoon working from 12.30pm to 4.30pm (12 hours per week),  term-time only

Start: ASAP

Hightown Primary School wish to appoint a caring, enthusiastic and committed Administrative Assistant to join our small, friendly school team.  

The ability to use own initiative, prioritise workload, work under pressure and enjoy working as part of a team are all essential qualities.

You will need to be cheerful, friendly and be able to communicate effectively with children, parents, visitors and staff throughout the school day. A good telephone manner is also essential.


The ideal candidate will have:-

  • The ability to form positive relationships with the children and their families
  • Excellent administrative, organisational and inter-personal skills
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office
  • Possession of good ICT skills and the enthusiasm to learn
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Professionalism, confidentiality and the ability to keep calm at all times
  • A friendly, caring and kind disposition
  • GCSE English and Maths Grade C or equivalent


Previous experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be given to the successful applicant.  You will receive training as necessary in Tucasi, Arbor, HCSS Accounting and first aid.  

We are a friendly organisation with a positive ethos.


Visits to the school are welcomed; please telephone or email Sarah Mills on or 023 80 403536 to make an appointment.


The application pack is available below.


Inspire Learning Partnership and Hightown Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  They will ensure that all recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced check through the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other relevant employment checks


Closing Date: 21st January 2019 Noon


Interview Date:  25th January 2019