Deputy Headteacher

Abbeyfields First School, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2LZ

This job expired on 17 May 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    17 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    4 May 2022

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L7 - L11: £49,019 - £54,091 pa

Deputy Headteacher job summary

Applications from highly motivated, visionary, successful leaders are invited for this exciting opportunity. As well as providing the school with an excellent teaching practitioner and dynamic Deputy Headteacher, the successful candidate will take a leading role in curriculum enhancement and inclusion.

This is a rare opportunity to join the dedicated Abbeyfields Senior Leadership Team in our mission to be an exciting, outward-looking learning community.

The successful candidate will:

Have the motivation to achieve the very best for the children in our care and be relentless in the pursuit of excellence
Share our ethos that every aspect of a child’s development and happiness is important
Have proven leadership ability and a desire to make a difference
Have outstanding interpersonal skills including the ability to motivate, challenge, inspire and develop colleagues
Be an exciting and innovative classroom practitioner across all age ranges with an enthusiasm for adapting practice effectively in response to changing needs
Have the ability to lead aspects of school improvement and ensure that children are provided with experiences that challenge and enable them to develop problem-solving skills
Have the ability to take responsibility for the development and day-to-day operation of the SEND policy and coordination of specific provision to support individual pupils with SEN or a disability
Have excellent communication skills, a positive outlook and a good sense of humour
Have the ability to work creatively and collaboratively as a dynamic member of the Abbeyfields Senior Leadership Team in ensuring the smooth running and strategic leadership of the school
Actively lead our approach and commitment to a strong culture of safeguarding
Be committed to working in close partnership with parents and carers
Be ambitious and committed to professional development
Take pride in keeping up to date with current educational research

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About Abbeyfields First School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 9
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
347 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 9
Contact phone number
01670 513582

Forming part of The Three Rivers Learning Trust, we are a larger than average 2 form entry first school in the market town of Morpeth. Including Abbeyfields Nursery, we currently have 349 children on roll. We view every aspect of a child’s development and their well-being as important, and seek to raise achievement for all whilst providing unique experiences in a supportive, nurturing and inclusive environment.

Arranging a visit to Abbeyfields First School

We warmly welcome visits to the school and we will be holding an open visit for all interested applicants on Tuesday 10th May at 4.30pm.

Please contact Mrs A Rebair to let us know you are coming alison.rebair@abbeyfields.the3rivers.net

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