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Deputy Headteacher - Full-time

Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, West Malling

  • Ref:KCC886-2038-74L
  • Posted:27/03/2023
  • Pay:L4-L8 (£47,706 - £52,659)
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:28/04/2023 at 17:00
  • Interviews:Tuesday 16 May


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational Deputy Headteacher to join us at Valley Invicta Primary School, Kings Hill in September 2023.

The role is for a committed and motivated professional who would like to work in a school that provides a wealth of opportunities for both its pupils and staff, who are a close and connected friendly team.

Are you the right candidate?

Do you:

  • Love developing teaching and learning?
  • Strive for academic excellence?
  • Want your pupils to feel valued, safe, and happy?
  • Enjoy working within a strong team?
  • Have commitment to providing an exciting range of opportunities for pupils?
  • Inspire your pupils, parents/carers and colleagues?
  • Believe that every student can learn, achieve, and thrive?

We would like to hear from you if you are:

  • An energetic and ambitious teacher with a track record of success at primary level,
  • Able to lead teams,
  • Motivated and inspirational with high expectations of pupils,
  • Confident and able to communicate a clear vision for the school, pupils and colleagues,
  • Able to develop students to reach their full potential.

If you think you would thrive in this environment, we would love to invite you to apply.

For more information, please read the recruitment pack which can be found here, and/or contact the school direct on 01732 841695 or email s.atkinson@kingshill.viat.org.uk.

To apply for this position, please click the ‘apply now’ button.  Completed application forms should be emailed to: recruitment@viat.org.uk.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

 A copy of our school's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Information about the school

Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill is a one-form entry school for children aged 4 to 11, with a Specialist Resource Provision, in the heart of the local community.

The school’s modern and spacious facilities sit in a large outdoor space with well-equipped sports and play areas.

Kings Hill has a particularly strong creative approach to the curriculum with many opportunities for children to immerse themselves the Arts. The school prides itself on working closely with pupils and parents to encourage every child to love learning and appreciate the opportunities it brings. There is a proactive approach to Personal Development, pupil voice, climate change and working with charities such as UNICEF and Oxfam, as well as a global curriculum and a clear anti-bullying ethos.

The school is pleased to have achieved the Rights Respecting Silver Award, the Gold Green Tree Schools Award and the Gold School Games Mark.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:VIAT HR Team
  • Address:11 Tower View, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent, ME14 4AL
  • Telephone: 03033030000 option 5
  • Email: recruitment@viat.org.uk
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.