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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£49,574 - £54,816

Pay scale

L3 - L7

What skills and experience we're looking for

Deputy Headteacher Vacancy at Kelsall Primary and Nursery School

We are delighted to announce an exciting opportunity for an inspirational Deputy Headteacher to join our team at Kelsall Primary and Nursery School from September 2024. We are a vibrant and welcoming one-form entry school, dedicated to providing an enriching educational experience for children aged 2 – 11.

The Headteacher, in collaboration with the Trust and Local Governing Board, is actively seeking a committed, enthusiastic, and innovative Deputy Headteacher to join our wonderful school. We are in pursuit of a strategic leader, adept at nurturing a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence within our school community who can lead the SEND provision across the school. The ideal candidate will possess the vision and drive to build upon our existing positive ethos, leveraging our strengths to support our future development priorities. If you are a dedicated educator with a passion for developing a love of learning, we invite you to apply and become an integral part of our dedicated and friendly team at Kelsall.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Leadership: Support the development and implementation of innovative educational strategies and SEND provision that align with the school’s vision and the broader objectives of Cheshire Academies Trust.
  • Academic Excellence: Uphold and enhance the academic standards at Kelsall Primary and Nursery School, ensuring that all pupils achieve their fullest potential.
  • Wider School Outcomes: Foster a holistic and creative approach to education that encapsulates not only academic success but also the personal, social, and emotional development of our pupils.
  • Culture and Values: Embody and promote the school's ethos and crew culture- a commitment to deliver an exceptional education that fosters a love of learning throughout the whole curriculum. Working together to make a difference.
  • Innovative Learning Approaches: Employ creative and innovative approaches to learning and teaching, encouraging staff and students to explore new ideas and methodologies.

The Ideal Candidate Will Possess:

  • A proven track record of effective leadership within an educational setting.
  • A robust understanding and experience of raising educational standards and school improvement.
  • The ability to engage, inspire, and motivate pupils, staff, and the wider school community.
  • A commitment to inclusive education and the ability to foster a supportive, empowering environment for all through crew culture.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the capacity to build and maintain positive relationships with pupils, staff, parents, and the wider community.
  • A creative and innovative mindset, with the ability to implement forward-thinking educational practices.

What the school offers its staff

We Offer:

  • The opportunity to help lead a vibrant, high-achieving school
  • A supportive, committed school community
  • A happy, well-managed school with a strong team ethos of crew
  • Wonderful pupils that demonstrate outstanding levels of academic progress
  • A culture that values and nurtures leadership and professional growth within Cheshire Academies Trust’s ambitious senior leadership team
  • Annual salary progression within a national pay scale (performance-related)
  • Membership of the Teacher Pension Scheme
  • An annual flu vaccination
  • Access to our ‘green schemes’ including cycle to work, electric cars and white goods

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 Kelsall Primary and Nursery School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
253 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
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