Deputy Headteacher

Newick Church of England Primary School, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 4NB

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    19 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    27 April 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



£44,331 to £49,019

Deputy Headteacher job summary

Following the promotion of the existing post holder to Headteacher, the governors, staff and children wish to appoint an aspirational, dynamic Deputy Headteacher to join our ambitious and collegiate team.

We are looking for an outstanding practitioner, who is also an inspirational leader, with the vision and skills to work alongside the Headteacher to continue improving standards of learning and teaching for all our children, and build on our successes to date.  

About the role

The successful candidate will have:
• Proven leadership and management skills and the ability to move the practice of others forward.
• An in-depth understanding of approaches to self-evaluation for school improvement. 
• Strong communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with pupils, parents, staff and the wider community, promoting equal opportunity, as a flexible and positive leader.
• Be able to deputise for the Headteacher as and when necessary.
• A clear understanding of what constitutes outstanding teaching, learning and assessment, and how this underpins school effectiveness.
• Commitment to the school’s Christian vision and to work in partnership with the Headteacher in a strategic capacity to ensure the best possible outcomes for all children.
• The ability to motivate and inspire both staff and children.
• commitment to the extra-curricular activities of the school
• a lead responsibility for the pastoral care and behaviour management of children

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About Newick Church of England Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
210 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01825 723377

Newick CE Primary School is a popular 1-form entry school located between Uckfield and Lewes, East Sussex.

At Newick School we can offer you the following:

• An exciting opportunity to develop your skills, strengths and leadership.
• A welcoming, friendly school with enthusiastic children who enjoy learning. 
• A commitment to continuous improvement, professional development and staff wellbeing. 
• An environment of active collaboration between home, school, and the local community where we strive to develop resilient and creative independent learners.
• A supportive place to work, with a teamwork ethos in all aspects of school life.
• A knowledgeable and supportive governing body who are committed to the development of all staff.
Although this is a non-class based role, there is an expectation that there will be two days a week in class teaching across the school. This includes whole class and focus groups.
Newick CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Arranging a visit to Newick Church of England Primary School

We welcome, and actively encourage, visits to our school.

Please contact the school office on 01825 723377 to arrange a suitable time to visit.

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