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Deputy Headteacher - Full-time

Claremont Primary School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-2465-68L
  • Posted:02/12/2019
  • Pay:£50026 - £55202
  • Start Date:16th April 2020
  • App Close Date:20/01/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 6th February 2020


Due to the promotion of the current post holder to our Headteacher, there is a unique opportunity for an experienced leader to become part of the forward-thinking and committed leadership team of Claremont Primary School which is a National Support School and Teaching School. 

The highly skilled, enthusiastic and innovative postholder will be joining a brand new senior leadership team- a new Headteacher, School Business Manager and newly appointed assistant headteacher. This exciting opportunity means that roles will be defined as a collective to ensure all strengths are maximised in the best interests of the school. The postholder will be joining an incredible team of children, teachers, support and admin staff and an active governing body.

We are seeking someone who has significant whole school responsibilities and experience in their current school and has a clear understanding of the primary curriculum and assessment. The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher who can think and plan strategically and innovatively and is an outstanding role model for colleagues.

We are always developing our Teaching School and are aiming to expand our training opportunities and facilities. Therefore, the postholder will have opportunities to deliver training and support as part of the Teaching School and Altius Teaching School Alliance. In addition, as the Deputy Headteacher of a National Support School there will be opportunities to support other schools that are in challenging circumstances and to be responsible for Claremont Primary in the headteacher's absence.

Potential applicants are welcome to visit the school prior to application. Please contact the school office for dates and times. We look forward to meeting you and sharing our vision. Please see our website for further information about the school.


Information about the school

Claremont Primary School has 436 pupils on roll, taught across 14 classes. The school is over-subscribed and viewed by staff as a great place to work, with incomparable opportunities to develop your career.

As an outstanding school, a National Support School and with Teaching School status, there are many opportunities to become the best you can be, and to help others reach that goal.

We have outstanding staff, supportive parents, talented and well motivated pupils, skilled governors and a strong sense of purpose based on our vision: A hub of educational excellence and innovation, supporting and valuing everyone.

A recent external review said: a very positive learning atmosphere and stimulating environments within which pupils are keen to learn and ready to give of their best....Pupils come to school with extremely positive attitudes and are ready to learn.

As an employer, we value equality, honesty, respect, diligence and commitment whilst supporting well-being.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Candi Roberts
  • Address:Claremont Primary School, Banner Farm Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 5EB
  • Telephone: (01892) 531395 ext 3
  • Email: admin@claremont.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01892) 520185


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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.