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Deputy Headteacher - Full-time

Bidborough CEP School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-3023-56L
  • Posted:19/01/2019
  • Pay:Leadership Scale
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:22/02/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 4th March


Are you an inspirational teacher looking for an opportunity to lead and develop others? We are looking to appoint a Deputy Head with responsibility for inclusion.

The successful candidate will:

  • be committed to the school's aims, comfortable with our Christian ethos
  • have successfully led 2 whole school responsibilities simultaneously
  • have evidence of outstanding teaching across all key stages
  • promote teamwork
  • motivate and develop others
  • lead by example
  • have the confidence to communicate sensitively with others
  • make the complex simple.

In turn our school can offer:

  • happy, well behaved children with positive attitudes to learning and school
  • individualised professional development, including support through the Tunbridge Wells collaboration of schools and the local Deputy Head development programme
  • a supportive and hardworking staff team with a shared desire to be the best we can be
  • an active and supportive Governing Body
  • a thriving and determined PTA

Visits to the school prior to short listing are strongly encouraged. Appointments can be made by contacting the school office (01892) 529 333. Please apply online.

Information about the school

Bidborough Church of England Primary School is a Good School (Ofsted 2017) and an Outstanding Church school according to our Church inspection (SIAMS 2017). We are a school that strives for improvement and is very well supported by the governing body. The school has strong collaborative links across the Tunbridge Wells community, supporting subject leadership and professional development at all levels.

We seek to balance the academic pressures put on the children by providing a holistic approach to educating our children. This is partly what leads to our sense of family within our community, together with staff, parents and children who enjoy working and learning together. We aim to provide our children with a rich and varied experience, leading to increasing independence and self-esteem.Our vision statement is Faith in our Future, reflecting our underlying Christian values which prevail throughout the school.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced safeguarding check and satisfactory references.

Visits to our school are encouraged and inquiries are most welcome. Please use Kent's Online Application Form and an accompanying Letter of Application stating your strengths and experience if you are interested in this vacancy.We reserve the right to interview and appoint at our convenience.

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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.