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Deputy Head Of School - Full-time

Long Mead Community Primary School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2662-54L
  • Posted:01/02/2019
  • Pay:LPS
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:25/02/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 4th March 2019


Long Mead Community Primary School is a one form entry school with an onsite nursery provision. It has around 170 children on roll. The school is part of a Federation (with a nearby Secondary School) with a single Governing body and Executive Headteacher who has strategic oversight of both schools.
The Governors are seeking to appoint a talented and dynamic Deputy Head of School from September 2019. You will also work closely with the Head of School to develop an exciting, happy, successful and creative school. 
This would be an excellent opportunity for an ambitious teacher to develop excellent skills for further career development.
Continuing to teach part time is an important aspect for all the school leaders within the Federation. The ability to teach a class at Key Stage 2 will be a significant advantage.
Long Mead Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share that commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to undergo a number of pre-employment checks including a DBS check.

Briefing Pack attached

Information about the school

Long Mead C. P. School is situated in Tonbridge. Its situation is excellent, having a large playing field and playgrounds, surrounded by woodlands yet close to the town. Forest School Studies are now offered on site as part of our curriuculum using our wonderful grounds,and our own trained member of staff.

We have one of the few integral nursery schools in Kent enabling all children to benefit by being part of the school community from the age of three.

Through an ethos of honesty, mutual respect, care, ambition and tolerance, Long Mead promotes, in partnership with all parents, an environment where every child is able to fulfil their potential.

Long Mead is joined with Hugh Christie School to form the Tonbridge Federation. The Federation has a joint governing body and is managed by an Executive Principal (Mr Jon Barker) Long Mead pupils benefit from being in a federation as it gives our pupils access to resources not usually available in a small primary school and also benefits from joint activities across the two schools.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss Elizabeth Alexander
  • Address:Long Mead CP School, Waveney Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN10 3JU
  • Telephone: (01732) 350601
  • Email: office@long-mead.kent.sch.uk


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.