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Deputy Headteacher - Full-time

Harcourt Primary School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-5225-97L
  • Posted:17/03/2019
  • Pay:L1 - L5
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:29/03/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:4th April 2019


Are you an ambitious and inspiring leader who is passionate about teaching and learning? Would you like to further develop your leadership skills in a one form entry school where the children have big hearts?

Harcourt Primary School could be the place for you. We are an OFSTED rated Good school that truely believes that not only does every child matter but so do ever member of staff! 

We are seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher who will lead a core aspect of school life, Do you have extensive experience across all key stages and are ready to make a difference to a whole school? Under the overall direction of the Headteacher, the right candidate will play a lead role in formulating the aims, objectives of the school and establishing the policies through which they are to be achieved. This role will also a 0.6 teaching committment idealy within KS1. 

We are looking for:

  • An experienced middle/senior leader who is ready to support all pupils on their journey to achieving outstanding outcomes
  • A leader who has extensive experience of leading a core subject, ideally mathematics, and is able to demonstrate impact
  • An excellent class teacher that has taught throughout the Primary age range - specialism in EYFS and KS1 would be an advantage
  • An emotionally intelligent leader that recognises the need to nurture and support all members of our community.

What we can offer:

  • The opportunity to work with a hardworking, forward thinking leadership team that is determined to improve life chances for all pupils
  • The opportunity to further develop your leadership skills
  • The chance to work with wonderful children in a nurturing school environment
  • A committment to develop you through appropriate professional development and coaching
  • A genuine committment to ensure you maintain a home, worklife balance.

If you feel that Harcourt Primary School could be the next step in your leadership career I would love to show you around our school. To arrange a visit either contact the school office or email headteacher@harcourt.kent.sch.uk.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, pre-employment and DBS checks. 

Information about the school

Harcourt Primary is a family-orientated, one-form entry school with a private nursery attached. Graded ‘good’ in all areas by Ofsted in January 2017, we place great emphasis on an holistic approach to education. We encourage all children to become independent thinkers and lifelong learners. We work closely with parents and the local community to promote and provide family learning. The school is set in extensive grounds with large playing fields, wild garden and pond. We are a healthy school and also hold the Eco Schools Silver Award, Active Mark and Basic Skills Quality Mark. We are currently developing our Forest School Award.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01303 279176


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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.