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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Full time role. Deputy Headteachers are not subject to the working time limits of 190/195 days and 1,265 hours.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £59,558 and £64,225

Pay scale

L13 to L16

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Degree qualification or equivalent
  • An excellent class teacher
  • At least four years’ post qualified teaching experience
  • At least one years’ experience as an Assistant Head or equivalent
  • Proven track record of leading whole school improvement as SLT member and/or subject leader
  • Expert understanding of innovative pedagogy
  • Experience of assessment without levels including tracking pupil progress
  • Knowledge and understanding of statutory assessment arrangements at KS1 and KS2
  • Excellent knowledge of monitoring and school self-evaluation as a tool for improvement
  • Knowledge and understanding of effective strategies to manage the behaviour of pupils
  • Excellent knowledge of inclusion including EAL, bilingual learners, minority ethnic achievement and equality (race, disability, and gender)
  • Excellent understanding of safeguarding especially the safety and welfare of vulnerable and disadvantaged pupils
  • Expert knowledge of strategies for closing the gap, such as pupil premium funding and the EEF Toolkit, so that disadvantaged pupils achieve exceptionally well
  • Expert knowledge and experience of leading in EYFS and Key Stage 1
  • Ability to direct and co-ordinate the work of others, motivating, inspiring, and supporting staff
  • Ability to set high standards and act as a positive role model, leading by example
  • Has self-belief, senses opportunities, and takes the initiative in moving things forward in a positive way
  • Communicates effectively both orally and in writing with pupils and adults
  • Skilled at leading high quality professional learning and development and staff meetings
  • Approachable, caring and kind
  • Ability to work under pressure, has a sense of humour and appropriate work/life balance
  • Establishes and maintains constructive and open relationships with parents, staff, governors, and the local community
  • Possesses a strong set of values and beliefs and shows awareness of how these fit in with the values of the Academy
  • Is committed to continued self-professional development and is always trying to find ways to improve

What the school offers its staff

We are looking for a full-time Deputy Headteacher from September 2023 with the expertise and ambition to play an integral part in our school’s exciting vision to ensure excellence for our children. This is an exciting opportunity for an aspiring leader to develop their own potential in a caring and nurturing environment at Old Clee Primary Academy. The Deputy Headteacher will work with the Head, Senior Leaders and Governors in providing a high quality education for all. They will play a major role in maintaining and developing the positive ethos that reflects our commitment to raising aspirations and achievement.

As a member of the leadership team, the Deputy Headteacher will play a major role in formulating the culture, vision, aims and objectives of the Academy, establishing the policies through which they shall be achieved. They will manage staff and resources to achieve the aims and objectives and monitor and evaluate progress towards their achievement. The Deputy Headteacher will be required to deputise and assume full responsibility for the school in the absence of the Headteacher.

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is EVERYONE’S responsibility. EVERYONE who comes into contact with children and their families has a role to play. At Old Clee Primary Academy we ensure we fulfil this responsibility effectively by adopting a child-centered approach. We recognize our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of our pupils. We endeavor to provide a safe and welcoming environment where everyone is respected and valued with the aim for children to thrive and reach their full potential.

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About Old Clee Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
588 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01472 691887

At Old Clee Primary Academy we pride ourselves on being friendly, nurturing and supportive to all pupils. We aim to ensure all children who attend Old Clee Primary Academy are guided, cared for and supported to reach their full potential socially, academically and emotionally. Close partnerships with parents, carers, Governors and the community is at the heart of our ethos.

Arranging a visit to Old Clee Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@oldcleepa.co.uk.

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