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Job Ref No. ECC5427-173L Position Type: Deputy Headteacher Pay Range: L20-24 (£75,331 to £83,081)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 19/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 25th and 26th April 2024  

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Deputy Headteacher

Full Time/Permanent

L20-24 (£75,331 to £83,081)

William de Ferrers is looking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher to join us in our exciting educational journey as our school becomes part of a strong and supportive trust, the Chelmsford Learning Partnership, committed to delivering excellence in education.

About the role:

You will be taking a lead on behaviour and standards across the school, supporting the school as we embark on this new chapter. This is a unique opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of our students and contribute to the continued success and growth of our school within the trust. You will join our new Executive Headteacher and Head of School in September ensuring that, together with the wider leadership team, we continue to drive our school forward.

As Deputy Headteacher responsible for behaviour and standards, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the ethos and culture of our school, ensuring a safe, inclusive, and nurturing environment where every student can thrive. You will lead on whole school behaviour management strategies, to ensure high standards of student conduct and attitudes to learning. You will also play an important role as part of the wider safeguarding team as one of the schools Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads. You will work collaboratively with staff, students, parents and external agencies to promote positive outcomes for all our students.

About you:

As a practitioner, you will believe:

that a structured and clear approach to behaviour management contributes to a positive learning environment
in promoting a culture of responsibility and respect among students and the wider school community
in whole school approaches, involving collaboration between staff, students and parents to create a positive school culture
You will also be passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of young people and will have the skills and experience to lead on standards and behaviour in our school. You will be aligned to the school values of 'Aspire, Persevere, Achieve', as well as sharing the trust's unashamed ambition that is focused on the achievements of our students. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a forward-thinking trust and a school at the beginning of a new chapter; contributing to the continued success and development of our school community.

What we can offer you:

Our vision for our schools is a simple one. We believe that, as a collective of schools, we are stronger together and that by working together we provide an outstanding education for every child in our family of schools. As a trust we provide excellent professional development and career progression opportunities for all our staff. Additionally:

• You will be joining a team of supportive colleagues, both in the school and in the trust

• We follow national Teacher Pay Scales as well as the Teachers Pension Scheme

• All colleagues have access to a 24/7 confidential Employee Assistance Programme.

• All colleagues have access to a benefits platform which offers valuable discounts

• All colleagues have access to individualised CPD that not only supports them in their current role but allows them access to training for their career development.

If you would like to discuss this post further, please contact the school's new Executive Headteacher directly at:jdonaldson@clptrust.com

Applications close Midday 19th April 2024, interviews to take place on 25th and 26th April 2024

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;
Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;
The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs
and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

As an equal opportunities employer, The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join The Chelmsford Learning Partnership.

In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an application form, CVs will not be accepted.  This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. In line with recommended practice the school will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly available on-line. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Sarah Clarkson
Trinity Square
South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford
Essex, CM3 5JU
Telephone: 01245 326326
Email: headspa@wdf.school

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