Current Vacancies at Edge Grove

Assistant Head (Middle Department)

We seek to employ an inspirational academic and pastoral practitioner who is passionate about safeguarding and educating children aged 7 to 10 and who demonstrates outstanding experience in the strategic leadership and development of Key Stage 2.  In line with the School’s Mission and Values, the Assistant Head (Middle Department) works as a core member of the School’s Senior Leadership Team, leading in the strategic development of all aspects of Year 3, 4 and 5’s academic, co-curricular and pastoral provision, reporting to the Head, Senior Leadership Team and Governors.

The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding solution-focused leadership skills, possess excellent emotional intelligence as well as excellent written, listening and oracy skills. They will demonstrate a high level of marketing as well as organisational and people skills. In line with the school’s Mission and Values, they will promote a MD culture of progressive, incremental, child-centred active learning in which pupils learn integrity, independence and inspiration.  A full job description is available to download below.

Closing Date for applications is THURSDAY 29 February 2024 at 0900

Edge Grove School Trust Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.  The full policy on Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure is available below as well as our Data Protection Privacy Notice (Recruitment) and should be read before making your application. Please refer to the ‘Notes for Applicants’ page in the Application for Employment and ensure that you are aware of your responsibilities relating to the declaration of criminal convictions and cautions, as well as periods of more than 3 months living and/or working overseas for any position within the school.  The School is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. To enable us to make any reasonable adjustments please let us know at application stage if you have any special requirements.


Pay Policy for Academic Staff

Edge Grove operates its own competitive teachers’ pay scale policy.   Full details are available on application.


Teaching at Edge Grove

Are you:

  • An outstanding teacher able to enthuse and inspire our pupils?
  • An approachable, engaging role model with high expectations of all pupils?
  • An excellent practitioner able to teach across all ability levels?
  • Competent in the use of ICT and willing to develop its usage?
  • Willing to engage in all aspects of the School’s activities and ethos?

Do you have:

  • Strong organisational skills including the ability to meet deadlines?
  • A willingness to raise the standard of teaching and learning within the school?
  • The aptitude to provide professional leadership and management for a specific subject department to secure high quality teaching, effective use of resources and improved standards of learning and achievement for all pupils.
  • The enthusiasm, skill and ability to make a positive contribution to this motivated and “excellent” team?
  • The ability to make a real difference?

We aim to support, empower and challenge all our staff in an inspiring and innovative environment.

Rated “Excellent” across all areas in 2015 by ISI, we are looking for teachers who can match our ambition to be “exceptional” in all we do.

Edge Grove School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.


Application Form: If completing by hand please download and return the PDF version. If completing electronically please download and return the Word version:

  1. PDF version
  2. Word version

Recruitment, Selection and Disclosures Policy and Data Protection Privacy Notice (Recruitment)

Edge Grove School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please click here for our Recruitment, Selection and Disclosures Policy.

Please click here for our Data Protection Privacy Notice (Recruitment).