Deputy Head of School

Daresbury Primary School, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 4AJ

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 3:00pm

  • Date listed

    4 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

L3 - L7 (£44,331 - £49,019)

Deputy Head of School job summary

Website: www.daresburyschool.co.uk

Required: 1st September 2022

Deputy Head of School L3 – L7

The Governors of Daresbury Primary School are looking to appoint a highly motivated and committed leader to join a caring and dedicated team of staff committed to delivering the highest standards of education.

We are looking for a resilient leader who will support, challenge and work with us as we take our school into its next stages of growth and development. A key focus of the role will be leading Personal Development and Behaviour and Attitudes across the school. Whilst some experience in leadership and development of these would be desirable, it is not essential - it is the right values that we look for; someone who is hard-working, can inspire others and models being a life-long learner.

Applicants will need to:

• Have a proven track record of outstanding teaching skills which motivate and inspire children.
• Demonstrate a commitment to establishing high expectations and ensuring continuous progress.
• Be committed to working as part of a team to bring about continued improvements across the school.
• Have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to develop effective relationships with pupils, staff, parents and the wider school community
• Engage in all aspects of school life

We can offer you:-
• A warm and welcoming school with high aspirations for both students and staff.
• A team of staff committed to achievement for all.
• Ongoing professional development opportunities with outstanding practitioners.
• Collaborative working opportunities across linked primary school and the wider MAT.
• A highly effective and supportive governing body.

Applicants are warmly encouraged to visit our school. Please contact Pam Staveley (School Office) on 01925 7403098 or email sec.daresbury@halton.gov.uk to arrange an appointment.

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: L3 – L7

Location: Daresbury Primary School, Chester Road, Daresbury, Warrington. WA4 4AJ

Responsible to: Head of School
Responsible for: Agreed elements of school provision leading to outstanding outcomes for all students.
Main Purpose of Job: to ensure the highest quality of education, care and development opportunities for all pupils.

Closing Date:- Wednesday 18th May 3pm

Lesson observations in current school:- Friday 20th May 2022

Interviews:- Tuesday 24th May 2022.

The Heath Family (NW) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and all appointments are subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS clearance, satisfactory references and verification of identity and qualifications. Further information about DBS checks can be found at www.gov.uk/crb-criminal-records-bureau-check

Applying for the job

Thank you for your interest in this exciting opportunity at Daresbury Primary School. In order to apply, please submit the following completed application forms:
• Application form
• Equal Opportunities form
• DBS Statement

For this position you should submit a covering letter demonstrating and summarising experience and giving evidence or examples of your proven experience against the criteria listed in the person specification.

Application closing date: Wednesday 18th May 3pm

Completed applications should be returned by email to: CRoberts@DPS.theheathfamily.org.uk

We will endeavour to acknowledge receipt of all applications within 24 hrs. Should you fail to receive a confirmation, please call 01925 740309.

Please ensure that your application accounts for any gaps in employment.

Please include the names and addresses of two professional referees (one of which must be your current employer). Referees will not be approached until the final stages of the process.

Lesson observations, Interview & Task dates (please note this in indicative and subject to change)

Lesson observation in current school – Friday 20th May 2022

Interview and tasks date: Tuesday 24th May 2022

Applicants are warmly encouraged to visit our school. Please contact Mrs Pam Staveley (School Office) on 01925 740309 or email sec.daresbury@halton.gov.uk to arrange an appointment.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Daresbury Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
170 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01925 740309

Thank you for showing interest in our current vacancy for a Deputy Head of School. This vacancy has arisen due to increasing numbers at the school as well as a leadership restructure from September 2022.

Daresbury Primary School is a growing school with 185 children currently on roll, organised into 6 classes but anticipated to be 194 and in 7 classes in September 2022. The long term plans over the next 2 years have us increasing our numbers annually until we reach 210 on roll. These plans also include some new building at the school, so there are exciting times ahead.

You would be joining a staff of over 20 who all work together to help make Daresbury Primary School a happy and positive environment for all of our children, parents and wider community. Your role would involve taking responsibility for a class (year group to be confirmed at a later date) as well as leading on key aspects of the school including Behaviour and Attitudes and Personal Development.

We very much hope, having read all the information provided, that you decide to apply to become part of the staff team at Daresbury Primary School. If you require any further information please do not hesitate to get in touch via email or by telephone.

Arranging a visit to Daresbury Primary School

Lesson observations, Interview & Task dates (please note this in indicative and subject to change)

Lesson observation in current school – Friday 20th May 2022

Interview and tasks date: Tuesday 24th May 2022

Applicants are warmly encouraged to visit our school. Please contact Mrs Pam Staveley (School Office) on 01925 740309 or email sec.daresbury@halton.gov.uk to arrange an appointment.

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