Deputy Head - Downton C of E VA Primary School Downton CofE VA Primary School, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for you to be part of our growing team at Downton Primary School. We are seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher to join us in January 2020. Academically our pupils are thriving, pupil numbers are growing and there is an ambitious strategic plan, as we expand to meet the needs of the local community.
The Deputy Headteacher role is designed for an energetic and dynamic candidate who can innovate and inspire leaders to take the school to the next level. This post is 0.6 non-class-based, so the successful candidate will show themselves to be someone who can clearly implement and drive improvement in teaching and be someone who thrives on creating opportunities for young people to ‘Dream, Believe, and Achieve’. If you are passionate about supporting children to achieve their potential in a calm way – this is the right post for you.
This is an excellent opportunity for:
• An outstanding practitioner, who is passionate about developing the potential of every child;
• An outstanding and dynamic teacher who inspires by putting children first;
• A caring practitioner with high expectations of achievement and dedication to maintaining a safe, inclusive and nurturing environment which reflects the school commitment to safeguarding and equality;
• A strategic thinker, excited about and effective in managing change and has a proven track record of school improvement;
• Approachable and able to develop effective partnerships with staff, governors, parents and the wider community to help shape the future direction of the school.
If this is you, we can offer you:
• Possibly the best children anywhere, who love coming to school;
• Supportive parents who want to work closely with us;
• A lively and exciting place to work in a beautiful location;
• A professional, friendly and dedicated team of staff and supportive Governors;
• A commitment to developing you professionally.

Essential educational requirements

Educated to Degree level

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Foundation, KS1 & KS2 experience

About Downton CofE VA Primary School

Gravel Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 3LZ
LA Maintained School
Downton CofE VA Primary School website (opens in a new window)