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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    23 February 2024

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Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Full-time equivalent salary

£57,482.00 - £63,430.00 Annually (FTE) Leadership Pay Scale L9 - L13

[240222] Deputy Head Teacher job summary

Hill View Primary, Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an experienced Deputy Head Teacher to join the School in September 2024.

Post: Deputy Head Teacher

Location: Hill View Primary, Hill View Road, Bournemouth, BH10 5BD

FTE Salary Range: Leadership Pay Scale, ISR Range L9 - L13

Contract Type: Permanent, full time

Contract Hours: 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

About the role

This is a unique opportunity to join our SLT as an exceptional non-class based Deputy Headteacher from September 2024. As a warm, welcoming, vibrant and inclusive school we are looking for an enthusiastic person with vision, compassion, creative, forward thinking and proven leadership skills to join our team as we strive to being an Outstanding school.

About the successful candidate

We require a Deputy Headteacher who will work in close partnership alongside both the Headteacher and current Deputy Headteacher in leading the school towards outstanding achievement through maximising pupil progress and attainment.

The Deputy Headteacher will be an outstanding leader with a clear insight into strategic leadership with a proven track record of school improvement. They will be keen for growth with high aspirations for self and others. Excellent management, organisational and leadership skills are a must with a history of being an outstanding practitioner who has taught across the primary age range.

There is a requirement for a thorough knowledge of all key stages and Statutory assessment and reporting arrangements, and the successful candidate must have high expectations for children’s behaviour, learning and aspirations and share a commitment to a values-based nurture-driven approach.

The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate that they have a passion to lead on a range of aspects from our creative and exciting curriculum that inspires and motivates children, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills that can motivate others, and be committed to the wider values of the school and community.

About the School

Hill View Primary Academy provides a happy, secure and stimulating learning environment for every child. Life and learning at Hill View is memorable – we aim to create happy memories children can take long into the future, as well as the skills necessary to succeed. Our teachers and teaching assistants are highly trained and well experienced in all aspects of primary education, meaning our children are supported, encouraged and well-led throughout their time with us.

Hill View Primary is a successful, highly regarded three-form entry primary academy with a PAN of 630. The Academy was inspected in December 2018 and received a Good rating: ‘Cross-curricular links add purpose to pupils’ learning and enable them to apply their skills and understanding in different subjects. Additionally, leaders have ensured that the school’s focus on pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is reflected in the curriculum.’

About the Trust

Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 17 academies in Devon, Bournemouth, Dorset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.

Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them. We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.

Teachers within Reach South belong to a national community of professionals, and benefit from a wide range of networks and development opportunities across the Trust. In time, our best teachers are able to work across schools, develop specialisms and step up to leadership roles within and beyond their own academy. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike.

Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.

Next Steps

If you have the qualities we are looking for, are excited at the prospect of a challenging and rewarding career move, we encourage you to make contact about the role by calling the school on 01202 514109 or emailing office@hillview.bournemouth.sch.uk. Visits to the school are welcomed.

Closing date: for applications is 21 April 2024

Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for 9 - 10 May 2024

To apply for this opportunity, please complete our online application form by clicking ‘apply now’ on the advert.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.

Opportunities and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary plus TPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits.

We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form before submitting.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Hill View Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
599 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Primary Academy

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