Hours: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Telephone number: 0121 566 4370
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Required April 2024
The Headteacher and Governors are seeking to appoint a dynamic and committed Deputy Headteacher with a passion for teaching and learning, and a proven track record of raising standards through working with and bringing out the best in others. The successful candidate must be an excellent practitioner, and will take the lead in ensuring the school continues to innovate in teaching and learning, facilitating high quality professional development that ensures outstanding provision for the young people we serve.
We are looking for an inspirational leader who:
- is an established senior leader with a proven track record of creating a supportive culture that fosters quality professional development, coupled with ambition and high expectations, to continue to raise standards of teaching and learning and pupil outcomes is an outstanding classroom practitioner, bringing credibility to the position and who continually role models best practice both in and out of the classroom, inspiring both students and staff has a clear understanding of what constitutes highly effective teaching and learning, and a vision of how this can be implemented across a school, ensuring that all students receive a high-quality learning experience has high levels of emotional intelligence, enabling them to work effectively with staff at all levels, providing leadership as well as facilitating it in others forms strong relationships with all stakeholders, particularly those who are harder to reach is deeply ambitious for students, staff and the community we serve
- a supportive community and Governing Board a talented and hardworking staff team, who welcome new challenges and are committed to supporting and developing colleagues
- enthusiastic students who are keen to learn quality continuous professional development opportunities to work in collaboration with partner schools, where available
Holte School is an oversubscribed, diverse, multi-racial, 11-18 community school and are one of only 8 schools across the country to be recognised as a ‘National IQM Inclusion Champion’ school. The school is on a shared site with both a primary and a special school, with plans to develop our sixth form facilities. The school's ethos emphasises high quality teaching to achieve excellence and enable our students to maximise their potential. We have the highest expectations around behaviour and standards, and this is achieved through working alongside passionate and dedicated colleagues who share this vision.
Our young people are proud of the school and their community and have high aspirations that we see reflected in their conduct and engagement. We also actively promote staff wellbeing, supporting colleagues in what is a challenging yet rewarding profession.
Please take the time to read our latest Ofsted Inspection (October 2023) which can be found on our school website. We hope this inspires you to visit us, as it is only by stepping into our school and meeting our students and staff, that you are able to appreciate the special place we believe this school to be.
Closing date: 29 November 2023, 10:00am
For further details and an application form, please download information from our website. A completed Teaching application form, recruitment monitoring form and supporting statement should be returned to email@example.com. Please arrange an appointment by contacting Cherise Hogan, HR Assistant, on 0121 566 4370.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.
Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.
An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.