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  • Start date details

    29th August 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

L18 - L23

Deputy Headteacher job summary

Deputy Headteacher - Responsible for Quality of Education, Standards and Staff Development

Location: Danecourt School, Hotel Road, Watling Street, Gillingham, Kent ME8 6AA

We are looking to appoint a committed, enthusiastic, aspirational and dynamic Deputy Headteacher to join the forward thinking and ambitious team at Danecourt School.

We are seeking an outstanding leader who has an appetite for innovation, exceptional communication skills and who can inspire all stakeholders. With a passion for working with children with SEN and their families, you will embrace coaching approaches, be creative and flexible and, as with all staff, be non-judgmental, unconditionally accepting and highly resilient. As Deputy you will lead on teaching and learning and deputise for the Headteacher in her absence.

The position will commence 30th August 2024 and offers a unique opportunity to play a senior role in leading and developing the new satellite provisions based at two mainstream schools within the Maritime Trust.

Danecourt School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants.

In line with KCSIE 2023 guidance, as part of the shortlisting process, the Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and to share any pertinent information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children with Hiring Managers to be discussed at interview stage.

Closing Date: 14th June 2024

Interview date: 21st June 2024

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via the My New Term website and which are completed before the closing deadline.

Maritime Academy Trust embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

Commitment to safeguarding

Maritime Academy Trust is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS and pre-employment checks.

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About Danecourt School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
School size
238 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Danecourt is a special school catering for primary aged children who have special educational needs. The school caters for children with a wide breadth of need including complex learning difficulties, autism and social emotional mental health needs.

At Danecourt our mission is to provide all pupils with a “stimulating learning environment that allows children to explore through a personalised curriculum to become STARS!

Self reliant Team Player Aspirational Resilient Successful

The highly trained staff teams maintain high expectations of what each individual pupil is able to achieve, striving to ensure that they all achieve their maximum potential; celebrating difference and encouraging curiosity and creativity. Staff work collaboratively with families and a range of other agencies in order to meet the pupils needs and as a result, they make strong progress academically, emotionally and socially. Pupil achievement is hugely valued and celebrated in a manner that is meaningful and appropriate for each pupil.

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