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Deputy Headteacher - Full-time/Part-time

Woodchurch CEP School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3145-38L
  • Posted:18/05/2017
  • Pay:L2 - 6
  • Start Date:Oct 2017
  • App Close Date:07/06/2017 at 12:00
  • Interviews:13th June 2017


Are you passionate about learning, teaching and inclusion? Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge?

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic Deputy Headteacher to join our amazing team to start in the Autumn Term 2017.

At Woodchurch, we share a knowledge and passion for learning and the new Deputy should share this vision, love their job and be able to inspire others. As an excellent practitioner, you will be a strong team player and a fantastic communicator who is keen to take on new challenges.

In return, we can offer you:

  • a Church of England school with a strong inclusive and caring ethos
  • a friendly and vibrant community of committed, supportive staff, children and Governors
  • delightful, motivated children who are eager to reach their full potential
  • a good support network both in school and with other local schools
  • a chance to influence and be part of our school as it expands and improves

The successful candidate will have a crucial role as Deputy Head whilst being an inspirational and outstanding practitioner from whom others can learn. Although you will not have a class responsibility, you will have a teaching commitment. We will ensure that your leadership skills are nurtured and grown in your role as our Deputy Headteacher as we believe strongly in developing all members of our team through CPD. We work closely with other schools in the Tenterden Rural Alliance and other partnerships, so the ability to collaborate with others needs to be incredibly important to you.

If you feel you have the drive and courage to bring fresh and successful ideas to our school, we would love to hear from you. Informal visits to the school are essential, as it will give you an opportunity to meet the children and staff and find out more about us, so please contact the school to book an appointment. We look forward to meeting you soon.

Woodchurch CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

Information about the school

Woodchurch Church of England Primary School has 166 children on roll and is situated in the heart of the Kent countryside in the village of Woodchurch, 6 miles from Ashford and 4 miles from Tenterden. We are a school at the heart of the community, that puts children at the heart of everything we do. Our site consists of a mixture of Victorian and modern buildings.

Woodchurch CE Primary School plays a central role within a close knit Christian community. We enjoy a well-established relationship with the wider parish. We are proud of our inclusive, Christian ethos and benefit from strong, mutually supportive links with the local community, church and parents.

As a school we value each individual child and strive to provide a stimulating, learning experience for all our children. We are committed to ensuring that each child achieves their very best whilst in our care.

Our confident and engaging children are key to the welcoming family atmosphere you will find here at our amazing school. Our parents care about their children’s education and we have a very active parent and friends association. You will be supported by a great Governing Body. We have strong links with our collaboration, Tenterden Rural Alliance made up of 12 other schools, including primary, secondary and special schools.

To find out more about us visit our fantastic school website.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01233) 860804


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.