Assistant Headteacher

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About the role

Our children and young people at Lonsdale tell us they want an Assistant Headteacher who knows them as individuals, is committed to and passionate about how and what they learn, and truly believes they can do even more. Our students want to try everything, no holds barred. Their Assistant Headteacher will be someone who helps them to set targets, monitors their progress, celebrates their success and encourages them to reach for greater heights in all areas of their development. In return, you’ll be part of a busy and happy Lonsdale community where children, parents, staff and governors work closely alongside each other.

We’re a school with a focus upon innovation and development in education in its broadest sense. This means you can expect our full commitment to your professional development and for us to value you as an educational professional with a child-centred philosophy.

We’re a lively, contemporary and warm-hearted school. To find out more about us take a look at our website, it’s all there for you. If you like what you see we would love to hear from you.

Our students would like you to visit their school and we’ve set aside Monday 1st April from 10am until 12.30pm, and Tuesday 2nd April from 10am until 12.30pm for you to have a tour with our students and meet key staff. Please book your unique visit to Lonsdale School by emailing PA to the Headteacher, Jo Brush,

The law requires this position to have an enhanced criminal background check. This is to protect children and vulnerable adults and to safeguard positions of trust. The position is therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. If your application is taken further you will be asked to declare details of any criminal record, even convictions that are 'spent' according to the act. If you are offered the post this information will be checked against DBS. You will be provided with full information at each stage.


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Contact details

Mrs Annemari Ottridge , Headteacher
Brittain Way Stevenage
Hertfordshire SG2 8UT

Telephone: 01438 726999
Fax: 01438 314650