Deputy Headteacher - Full-time

Pembury Primary School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-2139-148L
  • Posted:08/04/2021
  • Pay:Leadership range 6-11
  • Start Date:September 2021
  • App Close Date:30/04/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:5th, 6th or 7th May


Do you believe in lifelong learning?

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Would you like to benefit from working with the Tunbridge Wells Primary School Collaboration Trust?

Then read on…

Pembury Primary School is at a very exciting stage in its journey from good to outstanding. A rare opportunity has arisen, as our current Deputy Headteacher has secured their first Headship.  So, we are looking for an innovative, reflective and dynamic Deputy Headteacher to help drive improvement alongside our Leadership Team.  Someone to work in partnership with the Headteacher, sharing her vision for the school and making a strong contribution to future developments.  We have an experienced team of staff who are loyal, hardworking and always willing to go the extra mile.  Children are at the heart of what we do. Could you be our new Deputy Headteacher?

As a school community we are striving to be SMARTER in how we learn together.  We are looking for someone who will:

  • Be key to the SUCCESS at our school, through your own reflective approach to school development.
  • Be MOTIVATED and able to challenge others to be the same.
  • Have high expectations of yourself and others by being an ASPIRATIONAL teacher and leader.
  • Stay calm, adapt and demonstrate RESILIENCE, whilst keeping a sense of humour, even when you are under pressure.
  • Be a trustworthy member who brings out the best in others and creates a sense of TOGETHERNESS.
  • Can use your coaching and mentoring skills to EMPOWER others.
  • Shows and encourages mutual RESPECT and diversity in all that you do.

As a dynamic leader you will help lead our school forward with the teaching and learning and be the leader for curriculum.  If you believe you could be our new Deputy Headteacher, please get in touch and learn some more about our wonderful school.

Information about the school

We are a large village 'good' primary school with 410 pupils on roll. This is a rare opportunity that has arisen, to become part of the highly effective team at our school.

We can offer you:

  • A village school in beautiful surroundings.
  • Friendly, supportive colleagues.
  • Delightful children, eager to learn with extremely supportive parents.
  • The full support of our passionate Governing body.
  • CPD to continually develop your knowledge and understanding.
  • To be part of a local collaborative trust with the schools in the Tunbridge Wells area and work closely with them sharing expertise and best practice.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Hazel Edwards
  • Address:Lower Green Road, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4EB
  • Telephone: 01892 822259
  • Email:

Fax: 01892 825414


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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.