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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L10 to L15 (£55539 to £ 62560)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you our future Deputy Headteacher?We are looking to appoint an inspirational leader who will further enhance both our leadership team and the lives and learning of our children. We are looking for a deputy who is committed to outstanding teaching and learning and have a drive to make sure that teaching in school is always the best it can be.

Your application will need to demonstrate that you are/have:

  • Substantial and successful experience of senior leadership in the primary sector and who is solution focused with a proven track record of driving whole school improvement.
  • A commitment to ongoing research into school improvement.
  • Experience of leading by example with an understanding of how to use different leadership and management styles.
  • The ability to develop quality assurance systems to ensure strong performance and impact.
  • A deep knowledge and understanding of educational legislation, new innovations and developments.
  • Has excellent behaviour management strategies.
  • A strong commitment to personal development for all staff including yourself with high expectations for all.
  • Relentless optimism and the ability to manage change, conflict and empower others
  • Enjoys working in a school setting that is fast paced, where every day is different.
  • What the school offers its staff

  • A none class based Deputy Headteacher post in a busy and successful school (the post carries a teaching commitment)
  • Excellent professional development opportunities
  • A supportive environment with a welcoming ethos and an outstanding sense of community through close partnerships with families and other community groups
  • Enthusiastic, caring and honest children, who have a positive attitude towards learning and life
  • A staff team committed to securing the best outcomes for all pupils
  • A fantastic team of staff and governors that are friendly and committed
  • Further details about the role

  • Commitment to safeguarding
  • We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all of our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with any other relevant employment checks, including an online search.The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at www.gov.uk/dbs or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.More Information can be found atwww.colnepark.lancs.sch.uk
  • Proposed Interview Date:16/05/2023

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    About Park Primary School

    School type
    Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
    Education phase
    View all Primaryjobs
    School size
    345 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    4 to 11
    Phone number

    Community Primary School

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