Deputy Headteacher Eastfield Academy, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Job description

Under the overall direction of the Headteacher play a lead role:

In formulating the aims, objectives of the schools and establishing the policies through which they are to be achieved
Be responsible for the standards and curriculum of all pupils including monitoring of progress towards achievement
Proactively manage staff and resources
Take full responsibility for the school in the absence of the Headteacher
Carry out the professional duties of a teacher as required
Take responsibility for child protection issues as appropriate
Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school
The role of Deputy Headteacher will involve teaching for 3 days per week. We expect this to be in KS1, but we can be flexible for the right candidate.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified teacher status
Degree level qualification

Essential qualifications

Evidence of sustained participation in INSET/CPD

Essential skills and experience

Demonstrable evidence of high standards of class teaching
Experience of curriculum leadership to promote pupils enjoyment and engagement in learning
Experience of analysing and using the data to progress learning across the whole school
Experience of co-ordinating and developing staff
Experience of managing teaching resources and a curriculum budget
Experience of developing good relationships with a range of stakeholders, and maximising their contribution to raising standards
Practical understanding of effective teaching and evaluation strategies
Understanding of effective assessment and target setting procedures
Understanding of inclusion and personalised learning
Motivation and leadership skills
A determination to progress school improvement
Fully supportive of the school’s values
A desire to allow each child the opportunity to fulfil their potential, both academically and on a personal level
Commitment to equality of opportunity and raising achievement for all

Employee benefits

L2-L3 £40,966-£41,989
Access to Teachers' Pension Scheme
An excellent provision for your professional development and Leadership Development programme

About Eastfield Academy

Eastfield Academy is a warm and welcoming primary school in Northampton, offering a world-class education for children aged 2-11, with a dedicated nursery and early years provision. At Eastfield Academy, we are continually striving to excite and motivate our pupils through a rich and inspiring curriculum. We are committed to supporting each child to reach their full academic potential, but more than that, we want to enable our pupils to experience memorable and enchanting moments that will enrich their learning. We want our children to enjoy learning and develop an understanding of the world around them, whilst highlighting the importance of aspirations and achievement. At our school, we set extremely high standards for our pupils where learning is a high priority. We expect them to take pride in their behaviour and their attitudes to learning and uniform. We encourage children to foster positive relationships with each other through our Academy Values, to be kind and courteous and develop lively and enquiring minds.

St Albans Close, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 2RJ
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