This job expired on 20 May 2024

  • Start date details

    August 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

L18 - 22

What skills and experience we're looking for

Qualifications & Training

Qualified Teacher status


National Professional Qualification or equivalent

ExperienceTeaching experience leading to successful outcomes

Successful leadership experience across KS3 & 4

Successful involvement in self-evaluation and development planning beyond faculty level

A record of raising standards in pedagogy, provision and outcomes

Demonstrable impact on vulnerable groups

Experience of education beyond one school

Experience of working with external partners including governors

Skills &knowledge

Skills, experience and ability to deputise for the Headteacher where necessary

Effective communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to initiate and maintain innovative and effective curriculum design and delivery

The ability to streamline data processes, to set targets, identify weaknesses and pursue improvement

Understanding of high-quality teaching, and the ability to model this for others and support others to improveUnderstanding of resource management and finances

Ability to communicate a vision and inspire others

Ability to build effective working relationships through a range of leadership styles

Ability to hold courageous conversations where necessaryPersonal qualitiesRelentless positivity to generate high expectations, aspiration, enthusiasm and commitment

A relentless commitment to safeguarding children

A commitment to getting the best outcomes for all pupils and promoting the ethos and values of the school

Ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectivelyCommitment to maintaining confidentiality at all times

Commitment to safeguarding and equality, ensuring that personal beliefs are not expressed in ways that exploit the position.

A sense of humour and humility

What the school offers its staff

At Ibstock Community College we nurture talent and develop all staff at every stage of their career. We have a whole range of professional development options and colleagues are encouraged to share good practice and collaborate in a range of ways from action research to subject knowledge enhancement to the latest action research led pedagogy. All staff are encouraged to have a Careers Conversation with the Headteacher, in order to personalise their professional development opportunities.

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)
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.

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About Ibstock Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
709 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Ibstock Community College has 570 students on roll and is at the heart of the local community, serving families in Ibstock and the surrounding villages of North-West Leicestershire. We are at an exciting stage in our development with plans to expand from a Key Stage 3 (11-14) school to welcoming students from 11-16 from autumn 2022. We also anticipate exciting future developments and opportunities when we join LiFE Multi Academy Trust later this academic year.

As students, staff, parents and governors we share the following values and beliefs:-

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all posts.

Arranging a visit to Ibstock Community College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email principalspa@ibstockcollege.co.uk.

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