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Deputy Head of School - Full-time

Hamstreet Primary Academy, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2286-64L
  • Posted:17/05/2022
  • Pay:L1-5
  • Start Date:1st September 2022
  • App Close Date:23/05/2022 at 10:00
  • Interviews:Friday 27th May


ACE Learning are looking to appoint an experienced senior leader to the post of Deputy Head of School at Hamstreet Primary Academy.

The successful candidate will further embed our vision, values, and ethos to ensure the highest standards of pupil conduct and high levels of engagement across the school.

This role carries a part time class teaching committment and is suitable for a leader with appropriate skills, knowledge, and experience of significant and successful work with students of all backgrounds and abilities. You will need to be an inspirational leader with a passion for making a difference to the lives of young people. This role requires an individual that is prepared to consistently uphold the highest expectations, support and develop others in doing the same but also someone that can demonstrate compassion and empathy when needed. 

The postholder will need to have the expertise and interpersonal skills to enable successful work with all staff in further developing outstanding teaching and learning.

In return we offer excellent career development opportunities and an enhanced staff package.

For an informal visit please contact Mrs Helen Glancy, Head of School on 01233 732577.

Information about the school

Hamstreet Primary Academy is part of ACE Learning Multi Academy Trust and has a PAN of 315 pupils. The school is located south of Ashford in a village setting. The school has excellent facilities including a woodland, swimming pool, well stocked library and first class ICT resources. It serves a wide catchment area with pupils attending from the village and surrounding areas.

At ACE Learning we support our local communities in the education of children to develop respect for themselves, each other, their families, and the environment. Our vision is to offer a rich, broad and balanced curriculum which provides pupils with a first class, exciting and creative experience. We will develop thoughtful and responsible young people with high self-esteem and with the motivation, skills and knowledge to succeed in life.

  • We aim to provide a safe, caring, supportive and stimulating environment with high quality teaching to achieve….
  • A high level of literacy and numeracy;
  • Independent young people who are confident, flexible and able to cooperate with others;
  • A high level computing and technological competence.
  • Imagination and creative expression through a wide range of media;
  • Conscientious young citizens who are tolerant and respect others’ values;
  • Effective links between the school, the home and the community;
  • Equality of opportunity for all;
  • Celebration and humour – we feel good about ourselves!

We want ACE Academy to be the best place for the children who come to learn; where they are supported by adults who are positive and show a love for learning; where we dare to be bold and different!

All who work at the academy believe that it is vital that we are all responsible for improving the basic skills of all children and we are here to support the raising of standards for everyone.

In return we offer excellent career development opportunities and an enhanced staff benefit package.

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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).