Deputy Headteacher

Featherstone Academy, Staffordshire
Teachers Leadership Pay Range L9 - L13 51,402 - 56,721
27 Apr 2022
17 May 2022
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Featherstone Academy is a one form entry primary school on the outskirts of Wolverhampton. We were judged ‘Good’ at our last Ofsted inspection in 2017 and have high aspirations for excellent outcomes for our pupils and families.
Due to our long serving Deputy Headteacher moving to Headship, Featherstone Academy is seeking to appoint an inspirational and innovative Deputy Headteacher who has vision, skill and commitment and wants to be a part of a forward thinking, ambitious and dynamic team. The successful candidate will have previous leadership and management experience and a proven track record of improving standards and evidence of leading whole-school initiatives.

We are looking for someone to strengthen our Senior Leadership Team who will join us on our exciting journey, raising standards across the school whilst inspiring staff to develop their practice and embrace change. This is a full-time, permanent position, starting in September 2022.

The role involves a 0.4 teaching commitment covering PPA. While there is an expectation to drive improvements and be a model practitioner for staff in all areas, main areas of responsibility will be Inclusion, including being SENCO. Therefore SEN qualification is either needed or a commitment to doing this in role. Inclusion is negotiable for the right candidate who can bring something special to our team.
Please see attached the Person Specification and Job Description which outlines the specific requirements, skills and experience required.
Interested candidates are warmly welcomed and strongly encouraged to visit the school. Please email or call 01902 734167 to make an appointment.

The University of Wolverhampton Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We therefore expect all staff and volunteers to work to and within school policies and procedures, including safeguarding, child protection and health and safety.

This post is subject to satisfactory references which will be requested prior to the interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 18th May 2022 at midday

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 25th May

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