Deputy Headteacher

Lower Wyche Road, Malvern, Worcestershire WR14 4ET
£43,465 - £47,969 per annum
14 Dec 2021
17 Jan 2022
Gaynor Anthony
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

L2 - L6

Intended start date 25th April 2022, but may defer until no later than 1st Sept 2022, depending of the availability of the successful candidate. Availability will have no bearing on eligibility providing it is no later than 1st Sept 2022.

Malvern Wyche C of E Primary School is seeking an enthusiastic, creative and accomplished leader to join us in taking children on the learning adventure of a lifetime.

 Are you an inspiring leader with excellent classroom practice, high expectations and a proven track-record at securing standards?
 Can you support and motivate staff to reach their potential and be an enabling critical friend to the Headteacher?
 Can you see yourself leading change and improvement in a creative, forward-looking school - ticking all the boxes yet still thinking outside the box?

If the answer to these questions is ‘yes’, perhaps you could be part of the future of our vibrant and innovative primary school.

Nestled on the lower slopes of the Malvern Hills, The Wyche is a delightful place to work. We can offer the successful candidate enthusiastic learners, supportive parents, engaged governors and a friendly, talented staff. The whole community is committed to making the curriculum exciting and purposeful. Our ethos is rooted in personal growth through authentic experiences, independence and mutual respect. As a Voluntary Controlled C of E Church School, we care deeply for our pupil’s spiritual welfare and have a close relationship with St Andrews and All Saints.

Our well-equipped premises have a TV and music studio (with green-screen), a radio station, V-R goggles, and numerous PCs, i-Macs, and i-pads. With views of the Severn Valley to the front and the Malvern Hills as our backyard it is a truly inspiring place to learn.

If you think you have the blend of leadership skills, professional practice and vision we are after, please telephone or email the school for an application pack and to book a tour. We look forward warmly to receiving your expressions of interest.
Malvern Wyche C of E Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Applications c/o Mrs Gaynor Anthony, School Secretary  Email:   Tel: 01684 573205

Candidates are strongly encouraged to book a tour on the following dates:
Thursday 6th (8am or 4.30pm) Monday 10th (8am or 4.30pm) Thursday 14th (8am) Friday 15th of January 2022 (4.30pm).

Shortlisting will take place on the 19th January and candidates will be notified by email and then letter by Friday 21st January. The selection process will take place over Thursday and Friday 10th & 11th February and will comprise:

1. A visit by the Headteacher to the candidate’s own setting to observe teaching, between the 24th January and the 4th February, by appointment with the candidate.
2. The candidate being observed leading an act of collective worship here at Malvern Wyche C of E Primary School.
3. An interview with a pupil panel at Malvern Wyche C of E Primary School.
4. An interview with a panel comprised of the LA, Diocese, Governors and Headteacher Malvern Wyche C of E Primary School.

Closing date:  4pm on 17th January 2021

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