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Job Ref No. ECC8822124-34L Position Type: Deputy Headteacher Pay Range: L7-L11
Position Start Date: 01/09/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 08/03/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: Monday 28 March 2019  

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for the key role of Deputy Headteacher at our school. We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, forward thinking, ambitious leader, who will proactively demonstrate strong skills and inspire staff. Barons Court Primary School and Nursery is an 'Outstanding' (March 2017) one form entry primary school who have recently been accredited with Teaching School status. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work collaboratively across our strong primary school alliance to gain valuable experience to aid progression to Headship.

We have created exciting open learning spaces both inside and outside which enhance exploration and discovery and our pupils are happy and enthusiastic children with a real thirst for learning. The successful candidate will play an active role in the leadership, management and development of our successful learning community to ensure continued success for both our school and the teaching school alliance.

The successful candidate appointed to the role of Deputy Headteacher will:

Have regular teaching commitments in Key Stage 2 as part of their role.
Model exceptionally strong practice in all areas of teaching, learning, assessment and leadership.
Be a committed and dedicated teacher who supports all children throughout the school to achieve their best.
Be a highly motivated and innovative professional who can inspire colleagues and lead through teamwork.
Have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work and communicate effectively with the whole of our dedicated school community.
Help enhance our school curriculum to ensure creative and innovative ways to inspire all pupils with a love of learning.

At Barons Court we can offer you:

The opportunity to work in a welcoming school where everyone is valued.
Hardworking staff who have high expectations and ambitions for the whole school community and beyond.
A friendly, supportive environment with enthusiastic, creative and ambitious pupils and parents.
A supportive and forward thinking governing body.
Excellent opportunities for further professional development, through the Southend-on-Sea Primary School Teaching Alliance, on your leadership journey.

Please contact the Office Manager to arrange a tour of our school or for further information in line with the job description and job specification.

Information about the School

Barons Court is an exciting and innovative school which is continually evolving to provide the best possible learning opportunities for the children. We believe that children learn best when they are actively involved in leading their learning and we ensure that we listen and respond to their collective voice. We are totally committed to a balance of indoor and outdoor learning and continually developing both environments to provide flexible, agile and stimulating learning spaces. The whole school environment reflects the influences of Reggio Emilia, Montessori, Forest Schools and the Mantle of the Expert approaches to learning. We have created large indoor spaces which encourage a collaborative approach to learning with an emphasis on problem solving. The spaces are equipped with a range of furniture which reflect the different learning styles of the children and are easily changed to respond to the learning needs of the moment.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Mrs Julia Jones
Barons Court Primary School and Nursery
Avenue Road, Westcliff on Sea
Essex, SS0 7PJ
Telephone: 01702331356

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