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Job Ref No. ECC2271-38 Position Type: Deputy Headteacher Pay Range: Leadership Scale 9-13
Position Start Date: 01/01/2021 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 28/09/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: 14th October 2020  

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We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and inspirational Deputy Headteacher who will share in our commitment to secure the highest outcomes for all of our pupils. This is an exciting opportunity to join us and play a significant strategic role in our journey of rapid school improvement.

Our new Deputy Headteacher will have:

· high expectations of themselves, colleagues and pupils and the energy and dedication to make a difference to the lives of our pupils

· excellent classroom practice with high expectations of achievement and behaviour for all pupils

· a proven track record in improving standards in the quality of education across the whole school, key phases and core subjects

· previous leadership experience which has had a demonstrable impact on whole school improvement and pupil outcomes

· expertise in monitoring and evaluating the quality of education with a thorough knowledge of all primary key stages, including EYFS

· high standards of professionalism and personal integrity

· a good understanding of relevant and current educational policies and practices

· the expertise to maintain a highly effective culture of safeguarding across the school

We can offer:

· wonderful children who are well behaved and proud of their school

· happy, enthusiastic pupils who are keen to learn

· a caring and supportive school community

· a warm and welcoming ethos

· a strong commitment to your continuing professional development and personal well-being

· strong partnership working with local schools.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and strongly encouraged. To arrange a visit or for further information please contact Mrs Debbie Clissold (Administrative Assistant) by email: or telephone 01268 733071.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to follow this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure Barring Service.

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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Debbie Clissold
Market Road, Wickford
Essex, SS12 0AG
Telephone: 01268 733071

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