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Deputy Headteacher - Full-time

St George's CEP School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-3089-40L
  • Posted:19/02/2019
  • Pay:Leadership 5-8
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:18/03/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week beginning Monday 25th March


How unique are you? Do you fancy a new challenge? Have you already been successful in a leadership role and positively impacted standards at your current school? If so could you be our new Deputy Headteacher?

The Governors of St George’s CEP School are seeking to appoint an inspirational, experienced, enthusiastic and dynamic school leader to this key post to work alongside our newly appointed Headteacher to help support, lead and continue to drive the school towards continued success in an outstanding school.

The successful candidate will:

*Work alongside and be accountable to the Headteacher in promoting the shared vision

*To lead teaching and learning, further raising the quality and effectiveness of learning experiences for all

*Develop effective systems to support and develop the skills of staff to meet pupil needs effectively to ensure rapid progress

*To deputise for the Headteacher when required                                      

In your role as Deputy you will work alongside the governors, headteacher and proven staff to drive our vision forward, which is that for all our pupils to achieve their full potential.

The candidate must be an 'outstanding' practitioner, with a solid understanding of the new curriculum support pupils and staff in all aspects of school life. You will already have experience at middle or senior leadership level and be an outstanding classroom teacher with high expectations, creativity, drive and enthusiasm.

We offer you well-motivated staff and children, a great environment to work in and support with your career path.The post will be primarily non-teaching and will involve responsibility for assessment, curriculum and supporting the headteacher in the strategic development of the school.

St. George’s is a popular single form entry school church school with a strong sense of community and amazing children who deserve the very best!Please read the attached person specification before completing your application.

Please submit completed applications and personal statements electronically where possible. Visits to the school are very much recommended. Please contact the school office to book an appointment to look around at admin@st-georges-wrotham,kent,sch.uk or call 01732 882401.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post subject to an Enhanced Disclosure.

Information about the school

St. George’s (VC) CE Primary School is surrounded by beautiful countryside in a thriving village community.

The school is noted for its friendly, caring atmosphere, enthusiastic pupils, experienced and dedicated staff, supportive parents and governors.

We are a delightful multi-cultural school where all the children are positive and happy to be here. We aim to give our children a very positive start to their school career in a caring and nurturing environment.

Pupils feel safe and well cared for. The school does outstandingly well in providing support and encouragement for the most vulnerable pupils.

In March 2008 Ofsted described the school as being “an Outstanding School ........ where smiling is important” and “a school where pupils achieve exceptionally well to reach above average standards by the time they leave in Year 6.”

In March 2011 Ofsted carried out an interim assessment with this judgement again being given to the school.

In February 2018 the school received its fourth Outstanding SIAS/SIAMS Inspection grading.

St George's (VC) CE Primary school is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01732) 884003


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.