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Deputy Headteacher - Full-time

Cecil Road Primary and Nursery School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2095-117L
  • Posted:03/02/2023
  • Pay:L6-L10
  • Start Date:April 2023
  • App Close Date:17/02/2023 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Cecil Road Primary & Nursery School are looking to recruit an inspirational Deputy Headteacher to join our school in April 2023.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised individual, who will become a highly effective member of our Senior Leadership Team.  The successful candidate will bring energy and drive to the role, and make a consistently positive contribution to our school culture. This is an exciting opportunity to join a diverse, popular and successful school in Northfleet.

 We can offer you:

 A supportive and friendly working environment.

  • The opportunity to be part of a team of talented teachers and support staff.
  • Polite, well behaved and hard-working pupils that love to learn.
  • A commitment to professional development to support your leadership journey.
  • Support from our Headteacher, Governing Body and local community.
  • Benefits from working with local schools in our area as part of the Northfleet Schools Co Operative Trust.

 Our Deputy will be:

 An inspirational teacher.

  • Experienced in leading whole-school initiatives, which have impacted positively on children’s outcomes.
  • Is flexible, adaptable and has high expectations.
  • Can drive forward school improvement.
  • Can fully support our vision and core values – Together we achieve more.
  • Understands the importance of positive relationships; with children, parents, carers, colleagues and governors.
  • Be a courageous leader with high expectations for all.

You will be part of an enthusiastic and committed team and will have a key role in securing school improvement and success.  The successful candidate will have some teaching commitment; the details of which will be finalised depending upon the skills and experience you can bring to the role.

We believe that - Together we achieve more – to find out more please visit the school website and arrange a visit to our school. 

 We welcome applications from anyone who shares our values and who will contribute to our continued success.  Visits to the school are actively encouraged and can be arranged through the school office.

Information about the school

Cecil Road is a happy, secure and inclusive school in which everyone is valued and respected. We nurture the child’s creativity and individuality whilst maintaining high aspirations for all. Our shared goal is that each child discovers the enjoyment of learning, gaining the confidence to reach their full potential. Teaching and learning is at the heart of all we do. It is important to us that our children become resilient, resourceful and reflective independent learners. To achieve this they are encouraged to solve problems, develop good communication skills and work as part of a team.

We value the role that both our parents and the wider community play in enriching our children’s learning experiences. By working in partnership with parents, children will become successful in all areas of learning and be fully prepared for the next stage of their education. It is also important to us that we build the skills, knowledge, understanding and positive attitudes necessary to help all our children become honest, responsible, respectful citizens of the future.

Our school is well resourced both in and outside of the classrooms. Our fantastic children are well-behaved and motivated to learn and we have a wonderful school team who are highly skilled and supportive. We can offer high quality and tailored opportunities for your continued professional development and have good school improvement, support and networking links with local primary and secondary schools through our association with The Northfleet Cooperative Learning Trust.

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