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Deputy Headteacher - Full-time

Selling Church of England Primary School, Selling

  • Ref:KCC886-3112-49L
  • Posted:05/12/2018
  • Pay:Leadership scale
  • Start Date:Apr 2019
  • App Close Date:16/01/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 24th January 2019


We are a 7 class Church of England primary school situated in a very rural setting. Children are happy and well-motivated. Ofsted described their behaviour as exemplary. Academic standards are high.

We are part of the Village Academy which comprises of six schools.

We adopt a common sense approach to education with a minimum of bureaucracy. Parents and Directors are very supportive of the school.

We are looking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher for April 2019 which will include a 2 day teaching commitment. The successful candidate will be dynamic and have experience of effective leadership in delivering successful outcomes in a number of roles. Experience of leading sport provision would be desirable. You will provide support to the Executive Head teacher with the operational day to day running of the school and management of staff.

At The Village Academy Trust we aim to provide excellent opportunities for every pupil in all of our schools. We have a real passion for ensuring every child receives the education they deserve, in an environment which is exciting, challenging and enables them to achieve their full potential. We focus on developing the whole child, providing them with access to a broad curriculum and exciting opportunities.

We believe through our approach of 'One Whole Trust Together', we can achieve excellence in every school. We value all the people who work in and support our schools, and are committed to continuing the success of The Village Academy. It is an exciting time to be part of our Trust family of schools as we focus on continually improving the education experience for every pupil. We are a strong team of professionals who are committed to delivering our mission of exceptional learning for every child.

By joining our team you will benefit from working with great colleagues, the opportunity to participate in our talent management

Information about the school

Our school is in Selling, a small village situated on the outskirts of the historic market town of Faversham in Kent. We are lucky to be surrounded by orchards and beautiful views of The Downs and we are very proud of our school.

Our staff and pupils share a strong belief in the values and ethos of the school and we are all proud to be part of it. Selling C of E Primary School is part of The Village Academy which means we are able to share expertise with our other schools in the Academy including best practice and resources, allowing us to raise achievement and standards throughout the school.

Our school mission statement:

We aim to create a happy, secure and Christian learning environment for all members of our school.

The aims of our school:

For children to enjoy school and learning; For children to develop a moral sense of responsibility and self-discipline; To work closely with children and parents in the pursuit of the highest standards; To develop children’s own strategies for learning and improving; To deliver a broad and balanced curriculum that reflects the needs of our children; To encourage all members of our school to develop their personal understanding of Christianity and Christian Values by daily collective worship, example and teaching To further develop our close links with our local church and community.

Our values:

We aim to teach our values throughout the curriculum and as part of our everyday school lives.

These are: Love, Forgiveness, Co-operation, Kindness and Wisdom.

We are proud to be part of The Village Academy. Six schools aiming for excellence.

Selling C of E Primary is a friendly and happy place where all children enjoy learning and can achieve great things

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01227) 752906


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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.