Deputy Headteacher – part-time (maternity cover)

Easebourne CofE Primary School, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9AG

36 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    3 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    16 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

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  • 0.4 FTE - this role would provide additional valuable leadership experience for someone keen to take the next step in their professional career and could be a potential secondment opportunity, running in parallel with 3 days in an existing position.

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (provisionally from 3rd January 2023 until December 2023)

Salary

L2 - L7 (FTE salary of £43,251 - £49,019)

Deputy Headteacher – part-time (maternity cover) job summary

Achieve Build Connect

In a safe, loving environment built on strong Christian values, we want our children to achieve excellence and a love of learning, fulfilling their potential, and to build their life skills, experiences and dreams. We also seek to connect our children with their learning, their wider community and the environment.

Following a Good Ofsted (November 2021), we are looking for a dedicated and inspirational Deputy Head to cover maternity leave for two days per week, starting in January 2023. This person will have the talent and drive this key role requires, an awareness of how education is evolving and a determination to embed whole-school improvement. This role would provide additional valuable leadership experience for someone keen to take the next step in their professional career and could be a potential secondment opportunity, running in parallel with 3 days in an existing position.

The successful applicant will need to evidence:

  • Passion for providing a broad and inclusive curriculum, inspiring all children with a lifelong enthusiasm for learning
  • Interest in current educational thinking and experience of leading significant and successful whole school improvement/change
  • Solid work ethic and the ability to work as part of a committed team, supporting, motivating and inspiring colleagues
  • Clear understanding of assessment of attainment and progress, coupled with consistently strong teaching leading to good progress for all pupils
  • Strong commitment to the school’s values and moral purpose, maintaining a visible and respected presence across and beyond the school community
  • Experience of successful whole school leadership.

We would encourage all candidates to visit our school and meet our Chair of Governors, Vickie Hampshire, and Headteacher, Caroline Hulbert. Please contact the office to arrange a convenient time - office@easebourne.w-sussex.sch.uk / tel: 01730 813266.

Applications should be sent to the headteacher, Caroline Hulbert at chulbert@easebourne.w-sussex.sch.uk

Easebourne CE Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointees are subject to pre-employment checks, including references and an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation. West Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer.

Applying for the job

If you are interested in this position and would like to have a more detailed conversation before making the decision to apply for the post, please give us a call. We would be delighted to give you more detail and you would be very welcome to visit and look round.

When you have enough information to make your decision to apply, please complete all sections of the application form. Please note that CV’s will not be accepted.

Shortlisting will take place on 19th September, with interviews for shortlisted applicants being held on either 22nd or 23rd September.

Easebourne 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. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed and we will also ask all applicants to complete the safer recruiting form.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Easebourne CofE Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
224 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01730 813266

We can offer the successful candidate:
• Children who love to learn and are proud of their school
• Opportunity to work alongside a committed and supportive team of staff and governors
• Inclusive culture with strong pastoral support for children
• Church School focused on building links with the community
• Spacious well-equipped building and extensive grounds with tremendous potential to support learning
• Prospect of making a significant impact on our school
• Belief in developing the whole child through a broad and balanced curriculum

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