Deputy Headteacher

Eaglesfield Paddle CofE Primary Academy, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0QY

This job expired on 28 November 2022

  • Start date details

    As soon as available

  • Closing date

    28 November 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L4 to L7

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Do your leadership skills motivate and inspire all around you to “be the best they can be, because God is with us in all that we do”? Genesis 21:22
  • Do you have the highest expectations and vision for a successful school?
  • Are you an excellent classroom practitioner committed to raising standards, achievement and attainment?
  • Are you passionate to safeguard all children, so that they can flourish to live life in all its fullness?
  • Do you have the skills and passion to support the Headteacher in the management of the school?
  • Can you interpret and use data to lead school improvement?
  • Can you become a co-opted member of the Governing Body Curriculum Sub-Committee to drive continuous improvement?
  • Have you got the skills to lead, empower, challenge and assist staff to own their areas of the curriculum and continue to raise standards in our school?
  • Are you self-motivated and have aspirations to become a Headteacher?
  • Can you promote positive relationships with staff and support them in their professional development?
  • Are you prepared to enrich our curriculum by running after school clubs and participating in educational residential trips?
  • Have you been involved in change management and continuous improvement in a school?
  • Are you committed to involving parents and the wider community in the life of the school and which may include developing strong church links?
  • Do you value the importance of outside learning to inspire and motivate?
  • Have you experience at a leadership level of financial management in an educational establishment?

What the school offers its staff

  • an outstanding Primary Academy;
  • children who are enthusiastic learners;
  • a welcoming and vibrant team, who strive to “be the best they can be”;
  • excellent indoor and outdoor facilities;
  • exceptional resources to support learning;
  • supportive parents and governors, and;
  • a wide range of opportunities for professional development.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Each applicant will need to complete and sign an application form, we will not accept CVs.

Shortlisted candidates will need to complete a disclosure form which requires them to declare any relevant convictions, adult cautions or other matters which may affect their suitability to work with children.

Successful candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment.

The school will follow its Safer Recruitment and Appointments Policy which aligns with the regulations outlined in the Department for Education's document "Keeping Children Safe in Education".

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About Eaglesfield Paddle CofE Primary Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
219 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01900 823188

Primary Academy

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