Our school is part of the Blackdown Education Partnership, we believe
that our schools should sit at the heart of our communities; that there are no
limits to what our children and young people can achieve; and that they should
be great places to work and learn.
We are incredibly proud of our Trust and the schools within it. Strong
partnerships, collaboration and generosity are the bonds which underpin our
collective mission to provide great education for all children no matter what
their starting point or their background.
Castle School is
seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher (Pastoral) who will provide
professional and inspirational leadership for the school to ensure its
continued success, improvement and development. The Deputy Headteacher
will deputise for the Headteacher in all matters as required.
successful candidate will work within our SLT structure and will lead the
Pastoral team. You will work alongside our Headteacher, current Deputy
Headteacher (Curriculum) as well as our three Assistant Heads. Following
our recent outstanding OFSTED in October 2023, we are seeking to appoint a
driven colleague who understands our ethos and culture, that wants to make a
different for all children in our school. You will be invested in
significantly and will work with a Strategic Leadership who work tirelessly to
fulfil our vision and aims. You will need high levels of stamina and a
strong sense of moral purpose and in return you will have clarity of vision and
high challenge and high support.
This is a
key strategic role in our school, and we will give you opportunities to develop
leadership and management, to work with some of the best teachers and support
staff in the country and to develop your leadership from some of the best in
the profession. The detail of the role will be discussed with you so that we
strengthen what you are already good at and give you opportunities to develop
in preparation for Headship if that is what you wish. Headship is not for
everyone but there is a commitment to supporting you to achieve this through
significant investment in your professional development. However, we are
just as keen to meet candidates who wish to be deputies and to make that their
benefits a working in the Blackdown Education Partnership (BEP) will be a
source of support and opportunity. Collaboration and a shared sense of
purpose is evident across the Trust. Strong professional relationships
are at the core of what we do.
offer you: An opportunity to work in an experienced and supportive team from
whom you can learn, develop and grow. A friendly, busy and dynamic workplace
where each day is different from the last. A competitive salary. Wider
opportunities to be involved across our Trust. An energised and professional
working environment. The Castle School is a special place to work, we expect
a lot from our colleagues and the culture here ensures our students get the
best possible education.
are encouraged to contact Angela Broadway, Office Manager and Heads PA, on
01823 274073 to arrange a visit the school.
Dates available to visit are Thursday 22nd February 2024 at
11:30am and Monday 26th February 2024 at 2:30pm.
Further details are available within the job description and person
Closing date: Thursday 29th
February 2024 at 9:00am
14th and Friday 15th March 2024
The Castle Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all who work here to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be subject to enhanced DBS disclosures.
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