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  • Start date details

    Required September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Pay Scale L21-L25

What skills and experience we're looking for

Responsible for student behaviour and attitudes, personal development and safeguarding.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational colleague with vision, drive and a proven track record of successful leadership to be the Deputy Headteacher leading the school’s pastoral work.

The successful postholder will be expected to:

  • Provide outstanding whole school leadership;
  • Contribute significantly to the strategic management and operational activity of the school;
  • Ensure that all students have the opportunity to reach the highest possible standards;
  • Deputise for the Headteacher, as required and
  • Work with the Governing Body and other stakeholders to ensure the school’s vision is clearly articulated, shared, understood and translated into real and effective action by all.

We are seeking a colleague who:

  • Is a credible leader and strong communicator;
  • Is a strategic thinker and able to deliver student programmes and staff CPD in line with best practice;
  • Will visibly promote the culture, ethos and values of Chenderit School;
  • Has a proven track record of securing outstanding personal and educational outcomes for all students;
  • Has the skills and ambition to become a headteacher.

What the school offers its staff

We offer you:

  • A supportive, close-knit, ambitious school with excellent facilities.
  • Students who, through wide and diverse academic, pastoral and extra-curricular opportunities, grow as individuals and contribute enthusiastically to the school community.
  • A comprehensive and personalised professional development programme to support your individual career goals.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school operates a rigorous recruitment process to ensure candidates’ suitability to work with children. All posts in school are subject to disclosure of criminal records. An online search will be completed for shortlisted candidates.
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About Chenderit School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1062 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01295 711567

Following our graded inspection under Section 5 of the Education Act 2005 on 27 and 28 September 2022, we were delighted and proud to have been judged good overall and outstanding for our sixth form. Ofsted states: “Leaders have high expectations for every pupil’s behaviour and attainment. Pupils and students are polite and helpful”. Chenderit is an oversubscribed and very successful school located a few miles from Banbury and with easy access to the M40

Arranging a visit to Chenderit School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jdavies@chenderit.net.

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