Deputy Head Teacher

St Lawrence CofE Primary School, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6 9UY

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L10-15

Deputy Head Teacher job summary

Main Purpose:

  • Under the direction and in support of the headteacher, to ensure that the school fulfils its aims for excellence in teaching & learning & enables all pupils to achieve
  • Work alongside and support the headteacher to continue to develop a culture where individuals feel valued & personal development is encouraged
  • Work alongside and support the headteacher to achieve the aims & objectives set out in the school’s development plans & the school’s vision
  • Have high expectations of yourself & work with the headteacher to ensure that staff & pupils continually seek to improve & have high expectations of themselves & others
  • Keep governors informed about the development of your areas & encourage their involvement so that they can effectively evaluate progress against development plans
  • Support, sustain and develop the Christian values and distinctiveness of the school

St Lawrence C.E. Primary School is a vibrant, inclusive and creative primary school located just 10 miles north of Brighton and Hove, in the beautiful South Downs village of Hurstpierpoint. We value the individual strengths and needs of each individual child and use these to plan for meaningful and supportive learning experiences for the children. Our wonderful school site includes a woodland area, field, astro-turf pitch and swimming pool, which enrich the opportunities offered across the broad and balanced curriculum.

We have over 600 children on-roll from EYFS to Year 6, arranged into three classes in each year group. We are now seeking to appoint a new Deputy Headteacher to join our school’s Senior Leadership Team. This role is non-class based, although there will be some opportunities to teach across the school. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development of the school’s curriculum and the quality of teaching and learning across the school. They will also work closely with the Headteacher and Assistant Headteachers to drive the school forwards, embracing innovation and continual improvement opportunities.

We are blessed with a very supportive and welcoming staff team, who work closely together to share good practice. Professional development is a priority for the school, with opportunities for career progression and recognised leadership training and qualifications.

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity or arrange to visit the school, please contact the school office to make an appointment to meet with Mrs Marianne Brand (Headteacher).

At St Lawrence C.E. Primary School, we take our role in ensuring the safeguarding of young people very seriously. Safer recruitment checks are in place when recruiting to all roles within our school.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 3rd October 2022 (midday)

INTERVIEWS: week beginning 10th October 2022

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About St Lawrence CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
618 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Contact phone number
01273 833229

St Lawrence C.E. Primary School is a vibrant, inclusive and creative primary school located just 10 miles north of Brighton and Hove, in the beautiful South Downs village of Hurstpierpoint. We value the individual strengths and needs of each individual child and use these to plan for meaningful and supportive learning experiences for the children. Our wonderful school site includes a woodland area, field, astro-turf pitch and swimming pool, which enrich the opportunities offered across the broad and balanced curriculum.

Arranging a visit to St Lawrence CofE Primary School

Please email the School Office at office@stlawrencehurst.co.uk to arrange a school visit.

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