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Deputy Headteacher - Full-time

New Line Learning Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-6912-439L
  • Posted:24/01/2023
  • Pay:LPS
  • Start Date:April/September 2023
  • App Close Date:06/02/2023 at 10:00
  • Interviews:w/c 20/02/23


New Line Learning Academy is an exciting school, which was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in its November 2019 inspection. We now have an opportunity for a dynamic and inspirational Deputy Headteacher to join us on a full-time permanent basis from April/September 2023.

You will be expected to provide dynamic and professional leadership and management for the Academy. This will build upon change to secure success and development, ensuring high quality education for all its pupils and improved standards of achievement. To inspire, challenge, motivate and empower all members of the Academy community to carry the vision forward.

As the new Deputy Headteacher of this school you will:

  • Benefit from the strong support of the Head of School, CEO and academy leadership team.
  • Inherit tried and tested central policies which enable staff to do their jobs well
  • Become an active team member with the leadership across the Trust and contribute to the strategic development of our schools
  • Be supported in your Leadership journey with a genuine commitment to work/home balance 
  • Lead a team of amazing staff and work with our fantastic students 

The ideal candidate:

  • Will raise achievement and deliver excellent academic outcomes
  • Can model excellence in the classroom
  • Has the training, skills and experience to make a significant impact on the quality of teaching and learning
  • Be highly effective at managing pupil engagement and behaviour
  • Has the initiative, energy and enthusiasm to enhance community and external performance opportunities
  • Is able to evaluate and improve their impact and effectiveness
  • Will provide an active link with other key colleagues to support the research, development, innovation and evaluation of teaching & learning across the school
  • Ability to teach across all Key Stages
  • As well as our state-of-the-art facilities, we have an exciting programme of trips, visits, visitors and extra-curricular activities as well as offering you a laptop computer with access to a high range of high-quality teaching and learning resources.

The successful candidates will work alongside the relevant Heads of School to provide a first-class education to students. You must have significant senior leadership experience to recognise and build on the success of the school, and formulate a vision for innovation and improvement.

The successful candidates will be able to:

  • Think and plan strategically and innovatively.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Provide an outstanding role model for students and staff.
  • Demonstrate a proven track record of raising educational standards.
  • Provide a student-centered, inclusive education.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to Equal Opportunities.

Please submit your application by Monday 6th February 2023, shortlisting will be completed this week. Interviews will be held W/C 20th February 2023.


Information about the school

Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Future Schools Trust HR Recruitment Team
  • Address:Boughton Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 9QL
  • Telephone: 01622 743 286
  • Email: officenll@futureschoolstrust.com


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 Education.