Deputy Headteacher

Netherton CofE Primary School Netherton, Dudley, Worcestershire, DY2 0HU
£52,983 - £58,421 per annum
27 Apr 2022
18 May 2022
Vicky Rudge
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Deputy Headteacher

Leadership L10-14

Do you have high morals and personal values?

Do you have the skills and drive to be an outstanding school leader? 

Do you have the ability to empower pupils and staff to achieve high standards?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious leader to play a pivotal role in contributing innovative ideas and solutions to challenge barriers to learning as part of a new leadership team. The DoWMAT Board of Directors and the Local Academy Board for Netherton CE Primary School have recently appointed a new Headteacher for September 2022 and are now looking for an enthusiastic and creative Deputy Headteacher to work collaboratively and be part of a bright future for this lovely, caring school.

The new Deputy will be;

  • Inspirational, with the ability to help all staff and pupils realise their full potential
  • Enthusiastic, highly motivated, passionate and forward thinking
  • Innovative, dedicated and in need of a challenge
  • Able to make a real difference to children’s lives
  • Ready to instil change and achieve outcomes

The successful candidate for this permanent Deputy Headteacher role will be someone who has the highest aspirations for children’s learning and family engagement. Ideally, we are looking for someone with proven leadership experience of at least 3 years, with high impact on teaching and learning across the Primary age range.

Our new Deputy will be an experienced school leader, looking to take the next step up into a Deputy Headteacher role; or someone who currently holds a similar role, and is looking for their next challenge. This person will have expert knowledge of the National Curriculum at Primary level and will have a proven track record of whole school improvement, and of coaching and mentoring other teachers in order to improve and refine teaching practice. There will be a small teaching commitment as we believe this is an excellent way to develop pedagogy and share good practice with other

The successful candidate will join a school that is eager to make further improvements, and will have the opportunity to make an impact at an exciting period in the life of the school. Netherton CE Primary School is part of the Diocese of Worcester Multi Academy Trust and there is potential in this role for the successful candidate to lead on a core area across our 15 academies. If this excites you, please be explicit in your application regarding areas of expertise you would be able to lead.

We can offer:

  • opportunity for individualised CPD and other training
  • collaborative opportunities to work alongside other DoWMAT leaders
  • high levels of support for school improvement
  • opportunities for system leadership – working across DoWMAT academies to secure good outcomes for all pupils
  • a caring, committed, friendly and hard-working staff
  • happy, well-behaved, enthusiastic and motivated pupils who are proud of their school and enjoy learning
  • a supportive Local Academy Board

Visits to the school are strongly recommended prior to the submission of your application.  To arrange a visit to the school please contact Lynda Foxall, Acting Headteacher on 01384 816895.

Netherton CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure, two positive references, medical clearance and evidence of appropriate qualifications.

For further information, please contact the school office on 01384 816895

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The closing date for applications is: Wednesday 18th May

Shortlisting will take place: Thursday 19th May

Interviews will take place: Week beginning 23rd May

Netherton CE Primary School is part of The Diocese of Worcester Multi Academy Trust; a charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales with registered number 10390487.
Its registered office is at Field House, 29, Sansome Walk, Worcester, WR1 1NU

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