Due to the retirement of the current post-holder, the community at the Federation of North Walsham Infant and Junior Schools and Trustees of Broad Horizons Education Trust are seeking to appoint an inspirational Deputy Headteacher.
The children, staff, governors and Trustees are therefore looking for someone who:
Has a track record of being an outstanding classroom practitioner, with leadership experience across key stages;
Is able to inspire and excite children, staff and parents with creative approaches to teaching and learning;
Is inclusive and considerate of the community we serve;
Is solution focused and has a proven track record of driving whole school improvement;
Has high expectations of themselves, pupils and staff and has a passion for enabling all children to reach their potential;
Has excellent behaviour management strategies;
Is extremely driven and committed to working with the Broad Horizons team and other collaborative partners to secure our long-term goals;
We are a successful federation of Infant and Junior Schools with 497 very special reasons why you would want to make a positive difference to our whole school family. With both schools having received ‘good’ ratings by OFSTED in the Autumn term of 2022, this is a great time to join our thriving federation.
North Walsham is a small market town in North Norfolk, just 12 miles from Norwich with good train and bus links to the city. We have extensive grounds and the two schools are physically joined. There is a strong sense of teamwork and our staff work closely together across the federation with many shared roles.
We can offer:
Well-behaved, polite and hard-working children who love their schools
Individualised professional development and career enhancement opportunities through the Trust’s Professional Studies Hub
A supportive wellbeing package, including access to GP appointments as well as other therapeutic services
No regular timetabled teaching commitment
Staff, parents, governors and trustees who are supportive, friendly and devoted to making the federation the best it can be;
We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and resilient leader to work in partnership with the Executive Headteacher and wider team, to build on our successes and drive the schools forward in their future development and growth.
The recruitment for this position is vitally important to get right. We are looking for someone who is prepared to work hard and go the extra mile for the one thing that matters the most, our children.
This Academy 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 likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations, therefore successful candidates will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether disqualified under these regulations. Applicants must be prepared to undertake an Enhanced DBS check. Right to Work in the UK will need to be established. We are an equal opportunities employer.
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