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Deputy Headteacher and EYFS Leader

Thorp Primary School, Oldham, Greater Manchester

Job details

Job role Leadership
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Leadership 5 - 10

Job summary

The Oak Trust are seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher who wants to make a mark, who has ambition for our children and who understands what it means to achieve excellence; someone who can articulate a clear vision of success to children and adults and who can develop our early years provision to build stronger foundations. The Deputy Headteacher will play a key role in supporting the Headteacher and leading on the next stages of development at Thorp Primary School.

We are a one-form entry primary and nursery school positioned at the heart of our community under new leadership. We are a ‘Good’ school and strive to become ‘Outstanding’. We are a school with high standards, traditional values, who invests in both the pupils and the staff.
Our vision is to build a positive future for all by nurturing individuality, enhancing potential and fostering good citizenship.

We are looking to appoint someone who:
• is an excellent practitioner and professional role model
• has a commitment to raising standards of achievement through the development of outstanding teaching and learning
• has drive, vision and management experience of inspiring children and staff in improving outcomes
• has previous experience or the capacity to lead, coordinate and provide professional guidance for the Early Years curriculum
• has had previous experience of engaging and strengthening community and family links to enhance learning
• is committed to inclusion and the safeguarding of children
What we will offer you:

• An opportunity to work in an Academy with a supportive and committed team and leadership
• A commitment to wellbeing and high-quality professional development through the Trust
• The support and shared purpose of the wider staff team

Applicants are encouraged to visit school and browse our website for further information. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, visits will need to take place outside of the school hours. To arrange a visit please contact Mrs Val Rutherford at the school

The application form and further details are available from Thorp Primary School, Tel: 0161 823 0520. Email v.rutherford@thorpschool.uk or downloadable from our website www.thorp.oldham.sch.uk

Thorp Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Disclosure.

Closing date: Noon Monday 21st September 2020
Short listing: Wednesday 23rd September 2020
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th September 2020

Applying for the job

The application form and further details are available from Thorp Primary School:

Tel: 0161 823 0520.

Email v.rutherford@thorpschool.uk or downloadable from our website www.thorp.oldham.sch.uk

Supporting documents

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Primary
School size 236 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Thorp Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email v.rutherford@thorpschool.uk

About Thorp Primary School

The school is a member of The Oak Trust for Inspiration Learning and Leadership

We are a small school with big ideas and this allows us to offer the best of both worlds. We have a small school atmosphere where all pupils know each other and families are encouraged to join in with the life of the school, whilst also having the ability to access resources and activities through our close links with the other schools in The Oak Trust.

This school is very much a part of the local community and we pride ourselves on the good relationships that exist between families and the school. The education and wellbeing of our children is of the utmost importance and working together will enable the children of Thorp Primary to achieve to the best of their ability.

Arranging a visit to Thorp Primary School

Applicants are encouraged to visit school and browse our website for further information. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, visits will need to take place outside of the school hours.

To arrange a visit please contact Mrs Val Rutherford at the school.

Tel: 0161 823 0520.
Email v.rutherford@thorpschool.uk

School location

Westerdale Drive, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL2 5TY