Deputy Headteacher

Kates Hill Primary School, DY2 7HP
£52,930 - £58,389 per annum
23 Aug 2018
02 Oct 2018
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This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in contributing innovative ideas and solutions to challenge barriers to learning. Kates Hill is a multi-cultural school with happy pupils, and strong partnerships with families and the local community. We are part of the Learning Link Multi Academy Trust, a supportive collaborative trust of 4 local schools with a positive ethos and a commitment to continuous improvement. At our Ofsted inspection in May 2014, Kates Hill was judged to be a good school in all areas and we are aiming for continuing improvement.


KATES HILL PRIMARY SCHOOL To Commence January 2019

Salary: Leadership Pay Range

Scale 13 – 17 £52,930 - £58,389                     

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?

This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in contributing innovative ideas and solutions to challenge barriers to learning. The Governors of Kates Hill Primary are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who is:

  • 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. They 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 they will have a proven track record of whole school improvement, of coaching and mentoring other teachers, in order to improve and refine their teaching practice. 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.

Visits to the school are strongly recommended prior to the submission of your application. To arrange a visit to the school please contact the school office on 01384 818700.  

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 1st October 2018

Shortlisting will take place 2nd October 2018

Interviews will take place 10th October 2018

Kates Hill Community Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff to share this commitment. The appointment is subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and child protection screening appropriate to the post. This will include an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check prior to appointment.

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