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Deputy Headteacher - Full-time

Whitehill Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-3900-95L
  • Posted:14/02/2020
  • Pay:L10-L14
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:18/03/2020 at 09:00
  • Interviews:25th March, 2020

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Deputy Head, L10 - L14, Full Time, September 2020

We are seeking a senior leader with a passion to inspire teaching and learning in our inclusive and thriving 730 child primary school.  Responsible for standards, outcomes and the curriculum in KS1 and EYFS, this role will also be leading whole school strategy and development.  This new position is part of a restructure to increase leadership capacity.

Whitehill is a 3 form primary, including both 15 and 30 hour nursery provision, serving a diverse community.  We strive to build confident, ambitious and independent learners. We are proud that our children enjoy high quality, enriched learning with exciting opportunities.  Whitehill has much to offer:  grow in a supportive environment with lots of internal and external CPD.  As part of The Decus Educational Trust, Challenge Partners and the Gravesham Learning Partnership, our excellent network offers exceptional opportunities.  We will help you to thrive.  

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The role (will include):

  • Reporting directly to the Headteacher
  • Formulating the aims and objectives of the whole school and establishing policy
  • Being responsible for the standards, outcomes and curriculum of all pupils including progress and attainment towards achievement in Key Stage 1 and EYFS
  • Proactively managing staff and resources with full operational oversight for teaching, learning and assessment in Key Stage 1 and EYFS
  • Excellent internal and external CPD opportunities

The person (must have): 

  • Worked successfully as a senior leader in a school.
  • Evidence of major whole school responsibilities and experience of turning policy into effective and successful practice.
  • Successful leadership of a significant area, or phase,  or inclusion, including responsibility for raising standards, with clear evidence of success.
  • Experience of analysing data, to evaluate the performance of pupil groups and pupil progress, and plan an appropriate course of action for whole school development
  • Experience of supporting, motivating and inspiring colleagues
  • Able to demonstrate a background of very strong teaching and very strong leadership
  • Strong experience of Key Stage 1 and EYFS

Please see the job description for full details.

Visits to the school are welcome.  Please email Lianne Pond pondl@whtehillprimary.comto arrange.  

Applications can be found at http://whitehillprimary.kent.sch.uk/vacancies/

Interested applicants should submit their applications by email to lumleyj@decustrust.com by 9am on Wednesday 18th March 2020.  

Interviews Wednesday 25th March 2020

 

Information about the school

Whitehill is an inclusive 730 child primary school serving a diverse community. We strive to build confident, ambitious and independent learners. We are proud that our children enjoy high quality, enriched learning with exciting opportunities.

Whitehill has much to offer: grow in a supportive environment with lots of internal and external CPD. As part of The Decus Educational Trust, Challenge Partners and the Gravesham Learning Partnership, our excellent network offers exceptional opportunities. We will help you to thrive.

Whitehill Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The school will conduct all necessary safer recruitment checks before employment commences.

This post is subject to pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, reference checks, identity and proof of right to work in the UK. Whitehill Primary School is an equal opportunities employer.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jennifer Lumley
  • Address:Sun Lane, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 5HN
  • Telephone: (01474) 352973
  • Email: lumleyj@decustrust.com

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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.