Deputy Head of School -Personal development, behaviour and welfare South Shore Academy, Blackpool, Lancashire

Job description

The Deputy Head of School will be an inspirational leader and an outstanding practitioner. They will work in partnership with the Head of School and the Executive Principal to provide vision and leadership for the academy, creating and enhancing the conditions to achieve learning and be a major contributor to the BFET vision. They will assist the Head of School in leading the Academy to outstanding achievement contributing to its continuing rich development both within the academy and within the local and wider community.

They will strive for excellence in all they do and be committed to providing first class provision for all our children. They will have energy, experience and passion to motivate themselves, the staff and the pupils to be the best they can be.

Excellent teamwork, high standards and a capacity to work hard will be at the core of their success. They will be a creative thinker with the ability, determination and commitment to work collaboratively with the Principal to continue the development of the academy.

The Deputy Head of School for Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare, responsible to the Head of School, will be the Senior Leader with responsibility for the strategic development, implementation and evaluation of all aspects of pastoral care and inclusion.

Essential educational requirements

Degree and teaching qualification. 

Evidence of continuing professional development or further professional study impacting on standards. 

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Successful teaching experience, including up to GCSE level. 

Successful leadership and experience of management at a senior level.

Proven experience and success of leading and managing staff including building a successful team, delegating effectively and implementing and managing change. 

Successfully led the introduction of robust systems and procedures to support learning and/or smooth operation of a school.

Proven experience and success in leading whole school initiatives, strategies and polices, impacting positively on outcomes. 

Successful experience of developing and inclusive and effective learning environment. 

Experience of working in collaboration with other agencies and the wider community to develop positive relationships

Employee benefits

Flexible Working considered.

About South Shore Academy

South Shore Academy is part of Bright Futures Educational Trust. At South Shore, we believe that all students should be supported, stretched and challenged in every lesson during their school-based education so that they can achieve and make choices to help them to live a happy, successful life. We are looking for enthusiastic and committed teachers to work as part of a friendly, successful and hardworking Academy. South Shore Academy has a brand new state of the art building and has a range of incredible facilities including a Sports Hall Complex, Dance and Drama Facilities, Science Labs, ICT Suites, 3G Pitch and much more.

St Anne's Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 2AR
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