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Deputy Headteacher

Green End Primary School, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Job details

Subject Primary
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 12 to Lead Practitioners range 18, £53,855 to £62,426

Job summary

Green End Primary school are looking to recruit a strong, dynamic and inspirational Deputy Headteacher. This is a challenging opportunity for an exceptional candidate with significant senior leadership and teaching experience in urban primary schools.

​The Deputy Headteacher will lead on strategic areas alongside the Head of School and Executive Headteacher. Leadership responsibilities will include subject leadership, safeguarding, teaching assistant professional development, line management of a team of teachers.

We are looking for an inspirational leader who can offer:

Excellent leadership, management and communication skills
A track record of successful, innovation and management
The drive to develop the school, in partnership with our Trust, staff, governors, parents and the wider school community
Commitment to inclusion and the highest attainment for all in an urban environment
A deep-rooted belief in the power of education to change lives

This position includes line management responsibility for cover and PPA teachers and other non-phase based teachers and subject leaders whose area is not part of the School Improvement Plan. It also includes overview responsibility for the quality of the curriculum delivered in PPA time, safeguarding across the school and a responsibility for the professional development of Teaching Assistants. It also has a two day teaching commitment, providing class teacher release for interventions. The position is based at Green End but with an expectation that the post holder would also work on Trust wide projects and activities, with staff in the other schools.

Main Responsibilities

• To support the Executive Headteacher, Head of School & Local Governing Body in creating the strategic direction of the school within the guiding principles of Inclusion and Equal Opportunities.
• To assist the Executive Headteacher and Head of School in the leadership and management of the school and to work with the staff team to promote the aims and ethos of the school by ensuring:-
o Learning and school improvement is at the centre of strategic planning.
o A consistent and continuous focus on pupil achievement using data and benchmarking to monitor the progress of every child.
• The policies of the school and Local Governing Body are implemented and reviewed.To undertake the duties and responsibilities of the Head of School in their absence.
• To assist the Head of School in maintaining good pupil behaviour and a positive school culture.

For full details, please see our candidate application pack. Candidates are encouraged and welcome to visit Green End Primary.

​Kingsway Community Trust, a Multi Academy Trust, is made up of Ofsted graded outstanding, Ladybarn Primary School, Cringle Brook Primary School and Green End Primary School. This provides the staff and children of both schools with enhanced development and networking opportunities.

​The Trust is led and managed by one Executive Headteacher, who is a National Leader of Education and one Governing Body, whose Chair is a National Leader of Governance. In each school there is a full time Head of School who lead and manage alongside the Executive Headteacher.

Kingsway Community Trust can offer you:-

​A thriving learning community with a positive ethos and innovative approaches
A supportive and empowering environment, supported by a National Leader of Education
The support of a well-established, highly successful and forward thinking Trust
A learning-centred school where the best possible practice is the priority
A comprehensive CPD programme and opportunities to develop as a leader
A vibrant, supportive community of like-minded professionals
A culturally rich and diverse urban community

Essential educational requirements

Degree or equivalent

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Experience & understanding of teaching & learning across the primary age range in an urban environment
Previous recent experience in a senior leader or middle management role in a primary school
Experience of data analysis
Responsibility for developing, monitoring and evaluating an aspect of school provision
Experience of contributing to self-evaluation & school improvement
Experience of leading training & other staff development activities, including performance management
Ability to motivate, lead & manage people to work both individually and in teams
Ability to implement change & plan strategically
Outstanding communication skills, with a range of audiences both orally & in writing
Understanding, analysis & interpretation of school performance data
Ability to prioritise, work under pressure & meet deadlines
Effective administrative and organisational skills
Working successfully with parents & wider community
Ability to manage pupil behaviour & pastoral needs

Employee benefits

Mentoring programme for new staff
Full CPD

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 486 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Green End Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email jobs@kingswaycommunitytrust.co.uk

About Green End Primary School

School location

Burnage Lane, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M19 1DR