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  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £46,548 - £51,470

Pay scale

L3 - L7

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an outstanding Deputy Headteacher to provide high quality and engaging teaching for the pupils in our wonderful school.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is passionate about education and impacting on the lives of children.
  • Has excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Can work effectively with and without direction.
  • Has enthusiasm, energy, integrity, and professionalism.
  • Is a team player.
  • Has an eye for detail.
  • Is consistently high performing teacher, with a passion for teaching and learning.
  • Is a positive, proactive, solution-focused team member who uses their initiative to achieve a task.
  • Leads by example, who can motivate and inspire others to be the best they can be.
  • Is unshakable in their commitment to put children first.
  • Is experienced in school leadership, with a track record and understanding of successful and sustainable school improvement.
  • Has high expectations and believes that every child can achieve.
  • Will act as a strong ‘critical friend’ to the Headteacher.
  • Is tenacious in their approach, with a drive to deliver great outcomes for all children.
  • Is committed to professional development to grow, develop and learn.
  • Is flexible and willing to respond to new challenges.

Core Duties:

  • Teaching a class and deputising for the Head Teacher when required.
  • Assisting the Head Teacher and SLT in delivering bold and inspirational leadership.
  • Formulating the aims and objectives of the school.
  • Monitoring performance and progress towards the schools aims and objectives.
  • Demonstrating strong people management for allocated team members and across the school.
  • Assessing the needs of all pupils to ensure that their potential is reached.
  • Responsibilities as required by the school capacity and priorities, aligned to quality and standards.
  • Ensuring the values of the school are upheld in accordance with the policies of Flying High Trust, the governing body and the school’s values and ethos.

What the school offers its staff

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to join a school that opened in September 2019, supporting the continued growth of the school community. We strive to deliver outstanding learning experiences, to engage and instil a curiosity in our children to find out more. Our goal as a school is to develop individuals who ask why, therefore becoming lifelong learners and visionaries, with aspirations ready for the challenges of the future in an ever-changing world.

Hucknall Flying High Academy is part of The Flying High Partnership which consists of two distinct parts: Flying High Trust and Flying High Futures. Flying High Trust is a Multi Academy Trust of 30 primary schools across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Nottingham City. Flying High Futures provides professional learning internally for staff across the Trust, and externally through Department for Education national programmes.

The partnership can offer you:

  • Strong professional learning opportunities via the Flying High Partnership ‘Flying Forward’ programmes
  • The opportunity to be part of an innovative and cutting-edge team
  • Great networking opportunities to develop practice and expertise

We can offer you:

  • A fantastic working environment, in a team that works together for the benefit of children in our school
  • The opportunity to make an outstanding contribution to our school
  • Support to develop you within this role, to be the best you can be, and to help you develop for your next career step
  • An opportunity to be part of a supportive, developmental partnership
  • The opportunity for quality Continuous Professional Learning
  • A varied job where no day is the same!
  • The opportunity for flexible working and a generous holiday entitlement.
  • Pensions scheme with generous employer contributions.
  • An organisation committed to supporting and enabling all staff

Further details about the role

Interviews will take place week commencing 30th January 2023.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applicants. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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About Hucknall Flying High Academy

School type
Free School, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
192 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
0115 7012020

Arranging a visit to Hucknall Flying High Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email joswin@hucknallfha.co.uk.

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