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Deputy Head

Charlestown Community Primary School, Manchester, Lancashire

Job details

Job role Leadership
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Salary: L10-14 (£52,723- £58,135)

Job summary

This is a fantastic opportunity to work alongside the Head teacher and empower an amazing team to achieve its vision of becoming a World Class centre of learning at the heart of its community.

We are looking for an enabler rather than an enforcer, someone who will lead on safeguarding. Other key roles would be behaviours and attitudes, contribute significantly to the School’s Improvement Plan and play a major role in nurturing staff, children and the community towards success.

We are seeking a candidate who:
• Has sound knowledge of Safeguarding and can lead an experienced safeguarding team
• Has had experience and proven success with restorative behaviours
• Has an excellent understanding of children’s social and emotional needs
• Has experience of working in an inner city school and meeting the needs of all the
• Has an understanding of barriers to learning and unrivalled commitment to removing these
• Can improve outcomes through coaching, developing and supporting others
• Enjoys enabling teams to thrive not survive
• Has high expectations of themselves as well as staff, parents and children
• Has excellent interpersonal skills to be able to get the most out of a team
• Is resilient, able to take responsibility, own mistakes and able to meet the challenges of leadership in a fast paced and challenging environment

Applying for the job

Please download the application form and email to byfield.j@charlestown.manchester.sch.uk

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Local authority maintained school
Education phase Primary
School size 465 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Charlestown Community Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email byfield.j@charlestown.manchester.sch.uk
Contact phone number 0161 740 3529

About Charlestown Community Primary School

What we can offer:
• Brilliant CPD opportunities
• A committed and dedicated team of fun, nurturing and child centred professionals
• Fresh leadership ideas and an exciting, forward thinking journey ahead
• An environment in which to personally grow and develop others
• An excellent wellbeing package

The closing date for applications is: Thursday 12th November 2020 at 12pm
Shortlisting will be: Week beginning 16th November 2020
Interviews will be: Week beginning 23rd November 2020

Charlestown Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to pre-employment checks including a health check, and enhanced DBS and satisfactory references. Please refer to the school website for the safer recruitment and safeguarding policy.

Arranging a visit to Charlestown Community Primary School

Due to current covid restrictions, after school visits to the school are preferred.
Please contact the school office on 0161 740 3529

School location

Pilkington Road, Manchester, Lancashire, M9 7BX

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