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Deputy Head - Full-time

Shears Green Junior School, Northfleet

  • Ref:KCC886-2431-142L
  • Posted:16/05/2022
  • Pay:L10
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:20/05/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:25th May 2022


Starting September 2022


Shears Green Junior School are looking for a committed and dynamic leader to join them as their Deputy Head Teacher.  The post is not class based but does allow for a teaching responsibility for up to 1 day per week, if required.  It involves considerable curriculum and staff leadership and the candidate should be looking to build their career towards a Head Teacher position.

We have undertaken many new curriculum initiatives which will require skilful focus to ensure their successful delivery. The right candidate will have had previous experience in school leadership at a senior level.  Knowledge and experience in Child protection would be an advantage.

If you are forward thinking and able to work within a team, able to share good practice with amazing ideas as well as being caring, innovative, approachable, with a great sense of humour, we would love to have you on our team. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher to join our wonderful school.  Our children are excited about learning and proud of the wonderful resources and environment we offer.  We are a friendly and supportive school who have high expectations of work and enjoyment of both children and staff.  We are extremely proud of our learning environment and our positive relationships with parents.  We have enthusiastic and effective support staff and dedicated governors.

Shears Green Junior School is a popular over-subscribed four form entry school in Northfleet, Kent.  Transport links to M2/A2 are minutes away from the school.

We expect all potential applicants to make an informal visit to the school before they apply.

Closing date for applications: 12.00noon Friday 20th May 2022

Interview Date: 25th May 2022

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will need to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS Disclosure System


Information about the school

Shears Green is a large, popular, successful and over-subscribed junior school situated in Gravesham. There are currently 480 pupils on roll organised into 16 classes.

We are well resourced, have excellent ICT facilities, large splendid grounds, and children who want to learn.

If you want to learn more about the school why not visit our website on www.shearsgreen-jun.kent.sch.uk.

Job Contact Information

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).