This job expired on 4 October 2021

  • Application deadline

    4 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    20 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
LDR 16-20

Job summary

Deputy Headteacher - Curriculum and Progress

Salary: LDR 16-20

Closing date: 04-10-2021

We are delighted to introduce you to Havant Academy – a secondary school where we know every student as an individual and where the combination of quality teaching, pastoral support and extensive facilities provide students with everything they need to reach their potential and become happy, successful, high performing adults. At Havant Academy, we pride ourselves on ensuring our students are engaged and involved in their own learning so they feel an ownership of their school. Students will achieve their potential in their examinations but, just as importantly, will develop life skills enabling them to be successful adults.

We are very excited to be recruiting for a new and additional Deputy Head Teacher to join our school. We are looking for a strong, well-rounded individual who can drive significant improvements in their areas of responsibility but also for the whole school.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, positive, and charismatic leader who has proven leadership experience. This person will be responsible for improving the quality, delivery and impact of the school curriculum, academic achievement across the school, and the improvement planning process. Experience of leadership and positive impact in these areas will be desirable.. Amongst other things this individual must;

• Be a robust, resilient, and positive leader, committed to going above and beyond to ensure rapid school improvement. If your glass is ‘half empty’ we are not the school for you.

• Be committed to working with pupils, parents and staff to raise standards

• Have a deep understanding of the secondary curriculum

• Have the drive and unwavering belief to make a real difference to the lives of pupils in an area of disadvantage

• Be able to challenge, inspire, and motivate others to achieve outstanding practice

Please read the job description for more information about the role and responsibilities. For any questions or to book in an informal conversation or a school visit with the Headteacher about this position please contact Jennifer Coates via email to or 02393063592.

Please apply as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close the advert early should a suitable candidate be found.

Working for TKAT: Leadership within TKAT schools requires passion, understanding, empathy and above all, a genuine love for the profession. Our role is to support you by giving you the flexibility to work how and when you need to; to open up opportunities to develop your career; to take care of your wellbeing at work; to enable you to flourish as an individual and to offer the kind of rewards you can only find from improving the prospects and life chances for literally thousands of children and young people.


TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and Barring service check, a Right to Work in the UK check and satisfactory references.

Equal Opportunities:

TKAT is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. This includes applications from individuals wishing to work full time, part time or on a flexible basis.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
556 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

About Havant Academy


'Inspiring learners, changing lives'

A community of learners who share the mindset of success and are driven by the prospect of opportunity for all. An environment of aspiration, respect and openess, enabling staff and students to thrive.

School location

Wakefords Way, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 5JD

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