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Deputy Headteacher - Full-time

Phoenix Community Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3893-86L
  • Posted:03/01/2019
  • Pay:L4 to L8
  • Start Date:Apr 2019
  • App Close Date:17/01/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 31st January 2019


tPhoenix Community Primary School is looking for a Deputy Headteacher to join and support our dedicated staff team in April 2018.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a good/outstanding classroom teacher
  • Can contribute to driving up standards in all areas of school life
  • Has proven experience of leading whole-school initiatives
  • Is inspirational, innovative and has the ability to find solutions
  • Is committed to developing pupils as independent, life long learners

In return we can offer you:

  • A superb environment in which to work
  • High calibre, experienced leaders and teachers who work well as a team
  • Enthusiastic, motivated staff who put the needs of the children first
  • Eager children who want to learn and show good behaviour
  • A committment to professional development

You will be part of an enthusiastic and commited 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.


Our mission statement is: ‘Adventurous learning through inspirational teaching that promotes creativity, success and progress’ 

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

Shortlisted candidates will be notified on Friday 18th January and will need to be observed teaching in their own schools w/c Monday 21st January. Interviews will then be held on Thursday 31st January. 

Phoenix Community Primary School is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of its pupils and any offer of employment is subject to the necessary DBS checks and two satisfactory references.

Information about the school

Phoenix Community Primary School is a one-form entry school situated on the outskirts of Ashford. We benefit from a new building which is well respected and looked after. The school is exceptionally well-resourced and, as such, is able to provide opportunities for children significantly beyond that of the National Curriculum. The school places a high emphasis on the Creative Arts and achieved ArtsMark Gold in 2014. We have our own Music Studio where all children have weekly lessons with specialist music teachers and where subsidised instrumental lessons are offered to pupils.The school invest heavily in ICT with a set of 32 iPads, which are used on a daily basis, and each classroom is fitted with a Clever Touch interactive TV. The school also has achieved the Primary Science Quality Mark (Silver), the Anti-Bullying Award and the Leading Parent Partnership Award. We also have strong collaborative links with other schools through the CARE foundation trust, the Ashford Teaching Alliance and we are also a Learning Partner of the Cambridge Primary Review Trust.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01233 664462


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.