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Job Ref No. ECC5223-11L Position Type: Deputy Headteacher Pay Range: L5-12
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 19/04/2024 4pm Date of Interviews: 10th May 2024 Shortlisting Starts:  02/05/2024

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The Governors and Headteacher are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Deputy Headteacher to join a committed and enthusiastic team. Our priority is to find an outstanding classroom practitioner, who is a determined and ambitious leader. You must have the vision and skills to work in partnership with the headteacher and within the Senior Leadership Team to continue to improve standards of teaching and learning for all children.

We are seeking a candidate who:

  • Is a practising Catholic, with a clear vision and strong commitment to the Catholic education system.
  • Can demonstrate excellent classroom teaching and learning with high expectations of pupil attainment.
  • Is supportive of the Headteacher in driving the school forward.
  • Can inspire, support and lead in partnership with our children, our staff, parents and governors.
  • Is dedicated to maintaining and continuing to improve our standards of education and behaviour.
  • Is committed to their own professional development.
  • Is passionate about children's learning and has a proven track record of raising attainment and developing the whole child.
  • Is an excellent communicator with good management skills who can develop and work with existing staff.
  • Is hard working, well organised and highly motivated.

We can offer:

  • An exciting opportunity to join a leadership team in a good school with enthusiastic, positive and well-behaved children, and a strong Catholic ethos.
  • Supportive governors who are committed to school improvement, who will work with you to achieve your goals.
  • Dedicated and talented staff who are keen to build on high standards.
  • An opportunity to help shape the future of teaching and learning.
  • Supportive parents and parish community.
  • A commitment to continuing professional development.

We warmly welcome and encourage applicants to visit our school, find out more about the role and experience our friendly school in action.

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

Mary Jo Hall
South Road, Saffron Walden
Essex, CB11 3DW
Telephone: 01799 523248

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