Deputy Headteacher - Curriculum, Assessment and Attendance Lead

Kew Woods Primary School, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 6JW

2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

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£50,155 - £55,337

Deputy Headteacher - Curriculum, Assessment and Attendance Lead job summary

Teaching commitments plus regular leadership and management time assigned to this role to enable the Deputy Headteacher to complete their duties.

Responsible to: Headteacher
In addition to the professional responsibilities which are set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions document, the post holder’s key accountability will be for working in partnership with the Headteacher and Assistant Headteacher to:
• Be an active participant of the senior leadership and management team;
• Provide vision and leadership for the school;
• Assist the Headteacher and Assistant Headteacher in the strategic leadership and management of the school;
• Assist the Headteacher and Assistant Headteacher in the day-to-day organisation and management of the school;
• Support and/or represent the Headteacher at meetings as and when required;
• Create, maintain and develop conditions which enable effective learning;
• Provide outstanding leadership and management of the curriculum ensuring high standards of teaching and learning throughout the school;
• Set and monitor progress towards challenging targets, tackling under performance;
• To demand and demonstrate ambitious standards of achievement and attendance for all pupils, overcoming disadvantage and advancing equality, instilling a strong sense of accountability in staff for the impact of their work on pupils' outcomes;
• Maintain high standards of behaviour throughout the school and promote the health, well-being and safety of every child;
• Undertake such duties as are delegated by the Headteacher;
• Play a major role, under the overall direction of the Headteacher, in formulating and reviewing the Development Plan, aims and objectives of the school by:
- (a) formulating the aims and objectives of the school;
- (b) establishing the policies through which they are to be achieved;
- (c) managing staff and resources to that end;
- (d) monitoring progress towards their achievement.
Purpose of the role
The fundamental task of the Deputy Headteacher for Curriculum, Assessment and Attendance is to support the Headteacher in ensuring that all staff recognise the importance of planning and delivering their lessons in ways which will encourage the active participation, learning and high achievement of all pupils within this inclusive school. In addition to:
1. Shaping the Future
2. Leading Learning and Teaching
3. Developing Self and Working with Others
4. Managing the Organisation
5. Securing Accountability
6. Strengthening Community

Applying for the job

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About Kew Woods Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
422 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01704 533478

Kew Woods Primary is the first Primary School in a growing Multi Academy Trust with three Sefton secondary Schools. We are situated in Kew, Southport and have a strong sense of community. Pupils are supported exceptionally well pastorally and, through a plethora of extra-curricular, enrichment and young leader opportunities.

Connect, Kindness and Believe are pivotal to our school ethos and culture. Inclusion is at the heart of our curriculum and pupils’ wellbeing is high priority. It is our belief that if children feel safe and secure, they will reach their full potential academically and emotionally. Staff at Kew Woods are dedicated, positive and have a strong sense of purpose and commitment to our children, including a desire for continual improvement of provision. The school has recently achieved the Wellbeing in Schools Award and SENDIAS Inclusion Award. We are a two-form entry, high performing, well established and oversubscribed school in the heart of our community. This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational and highly motivated individual with strong leadership skills who has a commitment to providing high quality learning opportunities for all children.

As a member of staff in the Trust you will benefit from increased opportunities to work with a wide range of colleagues, have access to high quality professional development and the Trust Employee Wellbeing Assistance Programme.

We hope you are excited by the prospect of this role, working alongside committed colleagues within school and across our Trust who are committed to improving life chances for all pupils. If you are interested in applying, we will happily accommodate visits.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Arranging a visit to Kew Woods Primary School

School Tours will take place Tuesday 17th May and Wednesday 18th May 2022.
Please contact the school office to arrange on 01704 533 478 or email

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