8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    1st January 2025 or earlier if possible

  • Closing date

    26 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Leadership 7-11

What skills and experience we're looking for

The role of DHT at our school is:

  • A member of SLT with an area of responsibility (to be agreed)
  • Our Lead DSL
  • a non class-based position, however the cover of leadership time is required

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated leader who is:

  • Energetic, positive and can work effectively as part of our team
  • Organised and has high expectations of learning and behaviour
  • Willing to go the extra mile to make great things happen for our children
  • Passionate, committed and has the determination to secure the best possible outcomes for every child
  • An experienced practitioner who understands the dedication and drive required to achieve continuous school improvement.
  • Able to share a proven track record in improving standards and outcomes
  • An inclusive practitioner with experience of working across key stages
  • Able to lead others towards a common goal in line with our values

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • A commitment to CPD
  • Opportunity to undertake a National recognised NPQ qualification
  • A supportive and hardworking staff team who are united in their drive to ensure children achieve the very best outcomes academically and socially
  • Friendly and happy children who are keen and eager to learn
  • A supportive environment with access to an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and additional wellbeing initiatives such as an annual wellbeing afternoon.
  • Access to our VAT Employee Benefits Platform
  • Opportunity to be part of our trust-wide collaborative network groups

Further details about the role

We are seeking an enthusiastic Deputy Head Teacher to join our strong, committed staff to work with our amazing children at Foley Park Primary Academy. We are a friendly, one-form entry community school in Kidderminster - part of Victoria AcademiesMulti Academy Trust (VAT); a family of 10 primary schools based in the West Midlands. VAT prides itself on the values of Unity, Integrity, Courage, Curiosity and Excellence.

Children at Foley Park are fantastic, and we are lucky to have committed staff who are passionate about teaching and learning. Our aim is for our children to be the best they can be in all areas of their life. We have high expectations and are committed to excellence. Children here experience a broad and exciting challenge curriculum, they learn, laugh, get muddy and make friends.

The successful candidate will have recent experience of leading a strategic area of the school development plan and keen to make the next step in their career.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to office@foleyparkacademy.org.uk

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About Foley Park Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
241 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01562823857

We are a friendly, one-form entry community school in Kidderminster - part of Victoria Academies Multi Academy Trust (VAT); a family of 10 primary schools based in the West Midlands. VAT prides itself on the values of Unity, Integrity, Courage, Curiosity and Excellence.

Children at Foley Park are fantastic, and we are lucky to have committed staff who are passionate about teaching and learning. Our aim is for our children to be the best they can be in all areas of their life. We have high expectations and are committed to excellence. Children here experience a broad and exciting challenge curriculum, they learn, laugh, get muddy and make friends.

Arranging a visit to Foley Park Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@foleyparkacademy.org.uk.

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