Deputy Headteacher (non-teaching) Westover Green Community School and Autism Centre, Bridgwater, Somerset

Job description

We seek to employ an ambitious leader, who is committed to making a difference for all children and to the future of our school.
Are you:
• A strong leader, with excellent organisation and communication skills?
• Wanting to strengthen and develop your existing leadership skills as an aspiring Head teacher?
• An excellent classroom practitioner with a passion for learning?
• Proactive, reflective, calm and solution-focused?
• Flexible and adaptable?
We are:
• A good school, committed to achieving the highest standards for all children
• A school with a positive learning environment, where children and adults can thrive and succeed
• Passionate about realising potential in others
• A school where children and staff are responsive, inspiring and eager to learn

Essential educational requirements

• Qualified Teacher Status
• Degree or equivalent
• NPQH / Willingness to study for NPQH (sponsored by school)

Essential qualifications

• Varied experience and understanding of pedagogy, teaching and learning across the primary age range
• Previous recent experience in a senior leader or middle manager role in a primary school
• Experience of data analysis
• Responsibility for developing, monitoring and evaluating an aspect of school provision
• Experience of leading and managing people
• Experience of contributing to self-evaluation and school improvement
• Experience of leading training and other staff development activities, including performance management
• Experience of effective pupil pastoral support
• Understanding of the SEND Code of Practice

Essential skills and experience

• A proven track record as an outstanding teacher
• Knowledge of the curriculum for Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and 2
• In-depth knowledge of curriculum development and effective pedagogy
• Sound understanding of assessment, recording and reporting
• Understanding of strategies for school improvement
• Knowledge of how the effective use of data and target setting can raise standards
• Up-to-date knowledge and understanding of current educational issues

Employee benefits

Required for September 2020
Leadership scale: L4 – L8 in the range of £44,880 - £49,538


About Westover Green Community School and Autism Centre

Address
Westover Green, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 7HB
Phase
Primary
Type
Academy
Website
Westover Green Community School and Autism Centre website (opens in a new window)