Assistant Principal; Deputy Head of Primary

The Duston School, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN5 6XA

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Application deadline

    19 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    6 May 2022

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L8 - L12 £50,397 - £55,610

Assistant Principal; Deputy Head of Primary job summary

The Duston School is looking to appoint an Assistant Principal; Deputy Head of Primary.

Applying for the job

Please complete an application form (we do not accept a CV alone) along with a letter of application to the Principal. Please email the application form and letter to:
If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
The Duston School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and all appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS checks. In addition references will be requested for short listed applicants prior to interview and will form part of the interview process.

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About The Duston School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
School size
1846 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18

Do you want to work in a school…
That has undergone rapid cultural and transformational change?
That is the 27th most improved school nationally for its GCSE results and is in the top 5% of all schools nationally for its A Level results?
Where the teacher is valued as the expert?
That has a very clear and systematic approach to student care and behaviour, with a centralised approach and its own alternative provision?
That takes workload seriously? That has a clear workload charter, has a rational approach to marking. restricts email use at weekends and during holidays and does not see 1265 as a target to meet?
That believes in co-planning, retrieval practice, Direct Instruction and traditional approaches to teaching?
That values its staff and has a strong approach to CPD?
That is an Investors in People Gold School and an IQM Flagship School?
That is an all-through setting?
That prioritises a ‘Knowledge Rich’ curricular approach, valuing hugely the importance of the curriculum?
That offers subject teams a weekly meeting?
Where the senior team are on the ground and are highly supportive?
Where, as the staff themselves have cited, ‘leadership inspires them’?
That has attracted a lot of positive national attention, where members of staff speak nationally and internationally?
That is the home of ResearchED Northampton?
Where the staff are fully behind our ambition for excellence?
That is values-driven, wanting the very best for the students?
That has a clear coaching culture to help drive improvement?
Where we take research seriously and have our own action research team?
Where people feel valued, and morale is high across the school?
That has rapidly transformed from a double RI school to an Ofsted Good school?
If your answer to the above questions is a yes then please carry on reading this advert.

Arranging a visit to The Duston School

Please contact Rebecca Day on 01604 460004 or email to arrange a visit to the school.

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