Deputy Headteacher (Maternity Cover) Marden Vale CofE Academy, Calne, Wiltshire

Job description

Given the fixed term nature of this post, we will be interviewing candidates when they are available and will withdraw the advertisement once a successful appointment has been made.

Under the overall direction of the Headteacher play a lead role:
• In formulating the aims, objectives of the schools and establishing the policies through which they are to be achieved;
• Be responsible for the standards and curriculum of all pupils including monitoring of progress towards achievement;
• Proactively manage staff and resources;
• Take full responsibility for the school in the absence of the Headteacher;
• Carry out the professional duties of a teacher as required;
• Take responsibility for child protection issues as appropriate;
• Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school.

Essential educational requirements

• Readiness for Deputy Headship.
• Successful teaching experience in the primary phase.
• Ability to support maintain and develop the Christian ethos of the school.

Essential qualifications

• Qualified Teacher Status.

Essential skills and experience

• An outstanding teacher and leader with a proven track record of high achievement.
• Develop and review whole school systems to ensure robust evaluation of school performance and actions to secure improvements.
• Lead and manage a school team/s to successfully achieve agreed goals.
• Be an effective team player that works collaboratively and effectively with others.
• Develop and deliver effective and inspirational professional development for staff (including mentoring and coaching as appropriate).
• Communicate effectively to a wide range of different audiences (verbal, written, using ICT as appropriate).
• Demonstrate high quality teaching strategies.
• Support, motivate and inspire both colleagues and pupils by leading through example.
• Contribute effectively to the work of the Headteacher and senior leadership team.
• Deal successfully with situations that may include tackling difficult situations and conflict resolution.

About Marden Vale CofE Academy

William Street, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 9BD
Marden Vale CofE Academy website (opens in a new window)