Deputy Head Teacher
The Deputy Head and Headteacher will work as a close team and provide the lead in all aspects of the school’s work to all stakeholders.
The Deputy Headteacher, with the active support of the Headteacher and strategic leadership team, will take a major role in:
Formulating the educational aims and objectives of the school
Establishing and/or promoting policies for achieving these aims and objectives
Managing staff and resources to that end
Monitoring progress towards the achievement of the school’s aims and objectives
If the Headteacher is absent, the Deputy Head will deputise, as directed by the governing board.
The Deputy Headteacher will also be expected to fulfil the professional responsibilities of a Headteacher, as set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD).
Essential educational requirements
Qualified to degree level
Qualified teacher status
Evidence of continuing professional development relating to school leadership and management, and curriculum/teaching and learning
Ability to identify own learning needs and to support others in identifying their learning needs
Essential skills and experience
Successful and substantial teaching experience within the 4-11 age range within more than one school
A proven track record of exemplary class teaching resulting in at least consistently good pupil progress over time
Expertise across a range of curriculum areas and key stages.
Successful previous experience of deputy headship.
Knowledge & expertise of leading whole school assessment.
Able to use IDSR & Ofsted Inspection Dashboard to identify trends and areas for further investigation.
Experience of working and leading staff teams promoting personal accountability and responsibility.
Experience of performance management and supporting the professional development of colleagues
Understanding of effective budget planning and resource deployment
Leadership of middle management / phase leaders
About Hill View Primary School
- Hill View Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH10 5BD
- Hill View Primary School website (opens in a new window)