We seek an inspirational Deputy Headteacher who
shares our vision of a school community which celebrates diversity and sustainability
and nurtures a lifelong love of learning, enabling all its children to discover
the champion within. Ideally the successful candidate will join us for a
September 2023 start.
Our new Deputy Headteacher should be committed to:
- The safeguarding and welfare of
children in their care.
- Working alongside the headteacher
to collaborate with all stakeholders and promoting effective communication with
staff, children and parents.
- Further developing an exciting,
enriching and challenging curriculum that enables measurable pupil progression.
- Ensuring the highest professional
educational standards are provided by our outstanding team of staff by enabling
appropriate and challenging professional development opportunities.
- Keeping our school at the heart of
the community and actively promoting its growth.
We would like our new Deputy Headteacher to:
- Value the contribution of a wide
and varied extra-curricular provision to pupils’ learning.
- Encourage development and
celebrate all successes.
- Embrace their position within our
hard-working team of staff and pupils, looking after the wellbeing of both.
- Be a firm leader and great
communicator, with a warm approachable nature and the ability to lead by
Specific skills will include ;-
- Data analysis
skills, and the ability to use data to set targets and identify weaknesses
- Understanding of
high-quality teaching, and the ability to model this for others and support
others to improve
- Understanding of
school finances and financial management
communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to
communicate a vision and inspire others
- Ability to build
effective working relationships
Lower Park School offers the opportunity to work in a vibrant, happy school with enthusiastic pupils and alongside a committed and supportive staff team. We have a strong commitment to staff CPD and support personal development both within the school and through local hub opportunities.
to the school are welcomed and applicants can visit
from 4:30pm on 18th or 24th May, by prior arrangement with
the school. Please
contact the school to arrange an appointment, details below.
Tel: 01625 872560
Lower Park School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (as amended in 2013 and 2020) and as such, any cautions, convictions or bind-overs that are ‘protected’ will need to be disclosed by shortlisted applicants when requested. All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory safer recruitment checks including an enhanced DBS and barred list check.
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