2 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    31 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L20 - L24 (Group 7 school)

What skills and experience we're looking for

POST: DEPUTY HEADTEACHER -

SALARY: L20 – L24 (Group 7 school)

LOCATION: Maghull High School

START DATE: 1 September 2024

CONTRACT TYPE/TERM: Full Time/Permanent

The Governors of Maghull High School seek to appoint an ambitious, resilient, experienced and excellent teacher as Deputy Headteacher, who will make a significant contribution to the senior leadership team and to the future development and improvement of our school and Trust.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work alongside an experienced group of senior leaders across curriculum and assessment, pastoral support, personal development and teaching and learning. This role represents an excellent opportunity for a dedicated and ambitious individual to develop as a senior leader and take the next steps towards headship.

As Deputy Headteacher you will be jointly responsible for leading the school to the next stage of excellence and ensuring our students, families and staff know they are in a school that focuses on improving the life chances of all students. Your lead on school improvement will focus on standards, performance and support of disadvantaged students, marketing and community promotion, whole school operations, extended learning opportunities and skills driven opportunities.

Working alongside the Headteacher you will support governance, financial operations, admissions, recruitment, policy management, human resources and have opportunities to access in-house and external CPD.

You will be a role model to staff, who will look to you for outstanding line manage­ment, support and challenge. We recognise that as a sen­ior leader, you will also need support and challenge your­self so that you can grow to be the best you can be and we will commit to making this happen.

Other senior leadership responsibilities will depend upon the experience and skills of the successful applicant.

For any enquiries about the post, please contact Miss N Bowen at bowenn@maghullhigh.com or telephone: 0151 527 3961.

For further information and application pack please visit www.maghullhigh.com

Closing date for Applications: 9am, Wednesday 28 February 2024

Interviews to take place: week commencing, Monday 4 March 2024

ENHANCED DISCLOSURE

Southport Learning Trust is required under law and guidance to check the criminal background of all employees. Decisions to appoint will be subject to consideration of an enhanced disclosure, including a Barred List check, from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Because of the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).

The amendments to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provides that when applying for certain jobs and activities, certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’. This means that they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.

Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website, which can be accessed here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

In accordance with our statutory obligations under Keeping Children Safe in Education Southport Learning Trust is required to conduct an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which Southport Learning Trust might want to explore with you at interview.

A copy of our child protection and safeguarding policy can be found on our website https://www.maghullhigh.com/safeguarding/

ENHANCED DISCLOSURE: The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

What the school offers its staff

Maghull High School is part of the Southport Learning Trust, which currently includes Greenbank High School, Stanley High School, Birkdale High School, Meols Cop High School, Kew Woods Primary School and Bedford Primary School. Our Trust welcomes teachers who are enthusiastic, energetic, and dedicated individuals with a talent for working with young people and a love of education. We are seeking colleagues who can build robust and effective relationships with staff, parents, students, and the wider community in order to further the ethos of the Trust.

Commitment to safeguarding

Maghull High School is committed to taking all reasonable steps to ensure the safety, health and wellbeing of all pupils at the school. If staff have concerns regarding possible abuse of a child whether it relates to ill-treatment, neglect or any other form of abuse or appears at risk of abuse, they will, in the best interests of the child, follow the procedures laid down by the Safeguarding Board. A full version of the school’s Safeguarding Policy is available at https://www.maghullhigh.com/safeguarding/

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 bowenn@maghullhigh.com

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About Maghull High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1091 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0151 527 3961

Maghull High School is part of the Southport Learning Trust, which currently includes Greenbank High School, Stanley High School, Birkdale High School, Meols Cop High School, Bedford Primary School and Kew Woods Primary School. Our Trust welcomes teachers who are enthusiastic, energetic, and dedicated individuals with a talent for working with young people and a love of education. We are seeking colleagues who can build robust and effective relationships with staff, parents, students, and the wider community in order to further the ethos of the Trust.

Arranging a visit to Maghull High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bowenn@maghullhigh.com.

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