11 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    19 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    31 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    20 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
£62,570 - £72,496 (Leadership L17-L23)

Job summary

We are looking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher who is experienced, dynamic and has excellent leadership skills. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who will be ambitious for our whole school community. The area of responsibility will be agreed according to the skillset of the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will share our broad strategic objectives and our ambitions. They will also be the kind of person who can establish professional relationships at all levels and bring creativity and enthusiasm to the challenges of the position. Working with the Head of School, Executive Headteacher and supportive senior leadership team, the Deputy Headteacher will be responsible for translating a clearly articulated vision into practice. They will also deputise for the Head of School in their absence.

This is an excellent opportunity for a leader who wants to develop their career in an exciting and supportive environment. Working with Swale Academies Trust’s network of schools, we are focused on school improvement and continuous learning for both our students and our staff.

Our standards are, indeed, extremely high and you will have the energy, enthusiasm and skills to secure outstanding practice.
Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 426091 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Kate Girling, Head of School, at the school for an informal discussion regarding the post kate.girling@swale.at , 01474 814646

Interview Date: w/c 21st February 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Applying for the job

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
857 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01474 814646

About Meopham School

Meopham School is situated in a beautiful village location. Our staff love working in our warm, friendly, family environment. Our reputation in the community is second-to-none. Our students are wonderful ambassadors for us, both in school and beyond. Our staff work in partnership with students, parents and each other to create a supportive, energising and inspiring climate for success.

Meopham School is unique in that it has all the benefits of a small school rural setting, with the advantages of working as part of a larger Trust. Meopham School is a small school with a vast vision. We are involved in extensive outreach work across schools in Kent, both within the Trust and beyond. This means that we can offer you an invigorating professional environment in which to grow. The opportunities are genuinely endless. Meopham School is the highest performing non-selective school in Kent. We invite you to be a significant part of our future success.

Arranging a visit to Meopham School

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Kate Girling, Head of School, at the school for an informal discussion regarding the post kate.girling@swale.at , 01474 814646

School location

Wrotham Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA13 0AH

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