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Assistant Headteacher - Full-time

Drapers Mills Primary Academy, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-2017-187L
  • Posted:18/11/2022
  • Pay:L3 - L5
  • Start Date:Feb / April 2023
  • App Close Date:07/12/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 12th Dec 2022


Our moral compass is set by the belief that a disadvantaged background should never be a barrier to children accessing and achieving in education.

Do you have the passion and commitment to ensure that all children can access the same opportunities and experiences whilst proudly celebrating their unique differences and backgrounds?

If so we would love to hear from you in an exciting opportunity to join our school community as Assistant Headteacher.

Drapers Mill is an inclusive two form entry school situated in Margate. It is a highly valued school alongside two others in Margate and two in Ramsgate forming our TKAT East region within our TKAT family of schools, which consist of 45 schools in the South East of England.


Drapers Mill values underpin all that they do by being committed to:

Resilience - We never give up when we are faced with a challenge

Aspiration - We strive everyday to achieve our full potential

Respect - We treat each other as we would like to be treated

Individuality - We acknowledge and appreciate every child as the individual we are.


Are you a positive, influential leader?

Do you have a passion for ensuring that all children get the highest quality education and are relentless in your drive for excellence?

As the Assistant Headteacher you will be instrumental in leading and embedding the vision and values of the school through supporting high quality teaching and learning.

For this role, you will have: experience and a proven track record of leading school improvement. The ability to work effectively as part of a team and develop leadership and teaching and learning. Passion, dedication and commitment to an inclusive practice.

If you feel that you could be a member of the leadership team of our school sharing our values and be part of a well supported wider TKAT family please contact Jenni Richards, Primary Director on jenni.richards@tkat.org


This role is to be applied for on our main website at the following link. 



Information about the school

Drapers Mills Primary Academy is a primary school for children aged 4-11 years in Margate, Kent.

This is a school rated GOOD by Ofsted (2018).

"Inclusion underpins every aspect of school life" (Ofsted, 2018)

As part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT) we are a forward looking and innovative school with excellent staff who are committed to our vision statement; Inspiring Minds, Shaping Futures.

Our school values underpin our teaching pedagogy and our motivation for teaching:

Respect Endeavour Fairness Leadership Enjoyment Contribution Trust

We can offer a wide range of CPD opportunities and networking within our family of schools in Thanet and beyond.

Drapers Mills Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure, social media and barring service check.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Kathleen Davis
  • Address:St Peter's Footpath, Margate, Kent, CT9 2SP
  • Telephone: (01843) 223989
  • Email: admin@dmpa-tkat.org

Fax: 01843 230679


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.