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Deputy Headteacher - Full-time

Dame Janet Primary Academy, Ramsgate

  • Ref:KCC886-2015-102L
  • Posted:05/06/2020
  • Pay:Leadership scale - point 5
  • Start Date:Jan 2021
  • App Close Date:28/09/2020 at 09:00
  • Interviews:6th and 7th Oct 2020


Deputy Headteacher

Dame Janet Primary Academy

Full time

To Start:  January 2021

Salary: Starting at Leadership 5

Are you an authentic person, an outstanding educationalist? Do you understand the needs of Ramsgate children and what it takes to help them succeed?

We want YOU for the role of Deputy Headteacher at Dame Janet, we want someone who wants to make a mark, who has ambition for our children and who understands what it means to achieve excellence; someone who can articulate a clear vision of success to children and adults and someone who can develop our early years provision to build stronger foundations.

Our children deserve the very best so the successful candidate will:

  • Be an excellent teacher
  • Have successful experience in managing and leading others
  • Be an excellent communicator
  • Be a team player

The Deputy Headteacher will play a key role in supporting the Head of School and leading on the next stages of development at Dame Janet.

If you are a person who never gives up, who faces adversity with a smile and loves what you do and you share our values of DETERMINATION, JOY, PRIDE and ACHIEVEMENT then we want you to join us.

This is a highly rewarding position and we offer in return:

A commitment to wellbeing and high quality professional development through the Trust and from the school’s long term partnership with Blue Edge Training

To find out more about the school and this opportunity call and speak to Mr Sam Atkinson (Executive Headteacher) and if possible please make an appointment to visit (we anticipate that we may be in a position to welcome visits to the school from July).

 For application paperwork please contact Mr Daniel More (School Business Manager)

When applying please make reference to the Job Description and Person Specification for this role.

Closing date:  Monday 28th September 2020

Interviews:  Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th October 2020

Safeguarding: TKAT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure for this authority.

Equal Opportunities: TKAT is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

Information about the school

‘Creating Excellence Together’ is what we strive to do at Dame Janet Primary Academy. Serving the children of Ramsgate on two sites, with extensive grounds used for sports and forest school Dame Janet is really worth finding out more about.

Under the new, tougher national curriculum and assessments over the last two years the school has achieved above the national average in attainment and the children have made progress that was significantly above the national average. Throughout the school, children enjoy a challenging but fun curriculum that prepares them well. In the early years of nursery and reception, children enjoy a good start to their education, as recognised by Ofsted. From their earliest days to their last in Year Six, the children make good progress and experience imaginative topics that they have helped to shape. Children have travelled through time, been to outer space, explored the wonders of the ancient world and fought off monsters in the guise of superheroes; all the while working with their hands, using technology and experiencing learning in different environments.

Dame Janet is a school for everyone. Supportive and skilled staff nurture and develop children to find what they are excellent at whether it’s in the classroom, on the sports field, as part of the choir or as an actor working with the Royal Shakespeare Company in its Associate Schools Programme.

The leadership team are passionately committed to giving pupils a wide range of real-life and enriching experiences and through these the children have gone off to the secondary school of their choice prepared and ready to create more excellence.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr S Atkinson
  • Address:Newington Road, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 6PR
  • Telephone: 01843 591807
  • Email: daniel.more@djpa-tkat.org


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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.