Bridgwater and Taunton College Trust and the Governors of West Somerset College wish to appoint a dynamic and talented Deputy Headteacher with proven leadership and management skills to join a highly effective leadership team.
Candidates must already hold a Senior Management post of Assistant or Deputy Headteacher with the capacity to drive continued, rapid school improvement, lead staff and have a clear impact on student outcomes.
The post will carry specific responsibilities in a variety of areas and is an opportunity to re-imagine the culture of a school, including relaunching a House system, that will benefit the team and the school. Further details are outlined in the job description and will be discussed with candidates during the interview process. This post will provide an ideal opportunity for preparation for Headship.
What we offer:
- Employee Rewards scheme – High Street discounts, Staff Wellbeing centre
- Discounted Gym Membership
- A Trust wide leadership competencies framework
- A professional leadership development coach
- A Trust wide staff wellbeing policy
- Personalised professional development supported by an exceptional team within the Academy and driven through The Continual Professional Growth Policy which replaces appraisal and pay progression
At West Somerset College we aim to provide a rich and varied education for all of our students. We believe that ensuring students realise their full potential depends upon a continuous drive for excellence by our staff. We are looking for applicants who are reliable, conscientious, able to be flexible and work as part of an experienced leadership team.
Please note, although we are ideally looking for a full-time colleague, we are open to discussing flexible working options
We would encourage you to call to discuss this post with the Headteacher or book to come and visit the school. In addition to your application form, please complete a letter of no more than two sides of A4 in font 11 detailing your experience to date and what you would bring to the role.
West Somerset College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment. Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position.
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