Warning - This Vacancy is now Closed!

Deputy Headteacher - Full-time

Halling Primary School, Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-2211-44L
  • Posted:03/04/2021
  • Pay:L7 - L11
  • Start Date:1st September 2021
  • App Close Date:28/04/2021 at 23:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 3rd May 2021


Halling Primary School is looking to appoint a substantive Deputy Headteacher to join our friendly and supportive SLT who work hard to ensure the children attending our school receive the very best from us.

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Deputy Headteacher will participate in the strategic leadership and management of the school and will be responsible for the quality of teaching and learning.

We are looking for a person who: -

  • Is excited to work with the Headteacher to lead the school
  • Has substantial recent senior leadership experience
  • Understands and can analysis data effectively to drive improvement
  • Can model excellent teaching
  • Has high expectations of staff, children and themselves
  • Has a passion for raising standards and attainment
  • Will work effectively with the Trust and local collaboration schools
  • Has an engaging style and motivates staff and pupils
  • Has a commitment to improving and developing their own practice
  • Has demonstrated their ability to lead others as an assistant or deputy HT
  • Has a proven track record in leading whole school improvement
  • Is an excellent role model for staff and pupils within the school
  • Is an excellent communicator
  • Encourages a whole school approach to improvement


We can offer you: -

  • Well-motivated children who are eager to learn
  • A well-resourced learning environment
  • Commitment to continued professional development
  • An enthusiastic and supportive staff team
  • A forward- thinking school that is dedicated to the success of all children and staff.


If you would like to arrange a visit to our school or an informal chat with our Headteacher, please email headteacher@halling.medway.sch.uk

Information about the school can be found by visiting our website www.halling.medway.sch.uk

We reserve the right to close applications early.

Please note that only those shortlisted for interview will be contracted for interview.

All applications should be made via Kent-Teach.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children; we expect all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check

Information about the school

Halling Primary School, which is part of the Cliffe Woods Academy Trust, is located in the attractive village of Halling, situated beside the River Medway between Snodland and Cuxton. There are good transport links with easy access to the M2 and the M20, as well as the recently opened bridge across to Wouldham and Burham.

We currently have 328 pupils on roll and have recently expanded to two form entry. Halling Primary School is a popular community school with strong local links and a place at the heart of a thriving village. We have a child-centred ethos and a curriculum that supports learning for life. The school has an outstanding outdoor environment featuring our own Forest School area, pond, wildlife area, outdoor classroom and an all-weather sports area. Outdoor learning is a key feature of our curriculum.

Halling Primary School has a good OFSTED rating with outstanding behaviour and safeguarding and an outstanding Early Years Foundation Stage. Our staff are committed, friendly and reflective, always striving to achieve the very best outcomes for all of our children. All that we do is underpinned by our core values: compassion; integrity; thankfulness; respect and resilience. These values enable all our pupils to gain the skills, knowledge, attributes and mindset needed to succeed in an ever-changing society.

For more information, please visit: https://www.halling.medway.sch.uk/ or if you would like to see our wonderful school in action, please do not hesitate to contact the school office to arrange a tour/ discussion with the Head Teacher.

Job Contact Information


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.