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Deputy Headteacher

Cedar Road Primary School, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Job details

Job role Leadership
Subject Primary
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary L2-L3 (£40,966-£41,989)

Job summary

Cedar Road Primary School are looking for a Deputy Headteacher to support our school on its journey to Outstanding. If you can be an excellent role model, exemplify a high standard of teaching and promote high expectations for all members of the school community then we would like to hear from you.

About the role

Under the overall direction of the Headteacher play a lead role:
In formulating the aims, objectives of the schools and establishing the policies through which they are to be achieved
Be responsible for the standards and curriculum of all pupils including monitoring of progress towards achievement
Proactively manage staff and resources
Take full responsibility for the school in the absence of the Headteacher
Carry out the professional duties of a teacher as required
Take responsibility for child protection issues as appropriate
Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school
Be responsible for lunchtimes, including the lunchtime supervisors on a daily basis. Sharing lunchtime duties with the Headteacher
The role of Deputy Headteacher will involve teaching for 2 days per week. At this point in time it could be in either KS1 or KS2, we will be flexible for the right candidate.

Salary and benefits

L2-L3 £40,966-£41,989
Access to Teachers' Pension Scheme
An excellent provision for your professional development and Leadership Development programme

Who we are looking for

Qualified teacher status
Evidence of sustained participation in INSET/CPD
Degree level qualification
Ability to teach across the primary age range
Demonstrable evidence of high standards of class teaching
Experience of curriculum leadership to promote pupils enjoyment and engagement in learning
Experience of analysing and using the data to progress learning across the whole school
Experience of co-ordinating and developing staff
Ability to act as a positive teaching role model
Experience of managing teaching resources and a curriculum budget
Experience of developing good relationships with a range of stakeholders, and maximising their contribution to raising standards
Practical understanding of effective teaching and evaluation strategies
OFSTED awareness including the new framework
Awareness of current developments in Education and the implications of these
Understanding of effective assessment and target setting procedures
Understanding of inclusion and personalised learning
Motivation and leadership skills
Ability to promote and develop a vision for high quality education promoting inclusion, spiritual, moral and cultural development
A determination to progress school improvement
Fully supportive of the school’s values
A desire to allow each child the opportunity to fulfil their potential, both academically and on a personal level
Commitment to equality of opportunity and raising achievement for all
A willingness to provide extracurricular activities in line with the school’s commitment to an extended and enriched curriculum

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people.

Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Employee benefits

L2-L3 £40,966-£41,989

Access to Teachers' Pension Scheme

An excellent provision for your professional development and Leadership Development programme

Applying for the job

To complete our application form, please click on 'apply for job'. Please note that we cannot accept CVs without a completed form.

Cedar Road Primary Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 420 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Cedar Road Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@dret.co.uk

About Cedar Road Primary School

About our Academy

We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all children will be challenged in their thinking to achieve the best of their abilities and strive to become lifelong learners.

We aim to give children a really good start in life by developing their skills in literacy and numeracy while also giving them the chance to apply these skills in real life situations. We want children to leave our school as individuals who are able to get on well with each other and with memories they will keep for the rest of their lives.

Arranging a visit to Cedar Road Primary School

Visits to the school are welcome. If you would like a tour of our school, please contact the school office on 01604 405042 and we will be happy to arrange this for you.

School location

Cedar Road East, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 2JF