This job expired on 19 February 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 January 2024

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Full-time equivalent salary

£75,331.00 - £83,081.00 Annually (Actual) LT20-LT24

Deputy Headteacher Pastoral job summary

Purpose of Deputy Headteacher Pastoral role:

The key purpose of this role is to be responsible for the pastoral care and discipline of all pupils. To monitor, develop and manage the school's pastoral structure and have an overview of pupil's behaviour, conduct, rewards and sanctions to ensure that the highest standards are always maintained, whilst ensuring a positive ethos and culture for learning.

Working very closely with the Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher and other Leadership Team members, the Deputy Headteacher plays a key role in:

  • Co-leading the creation of the strategic vision, values, aims and goals for the school

  • Improving the outcomes for all students

  • Formulating and implementing the strategic aims and objectives of the school.

  • Establishing the policies and procedures through which the aims and objectives will be achieved.

  • Leading and managing staff and resources to achieve the aims and objectives of the school.

  • Monitoring and evaluating progress towards the achievement of agreed aims and objectives, described in the annual School Improvement Plan.

For further information please see the related documents, or alternatively use the below links:

Deputy Headteacher Pastoral

Leadership Team roles and responsibilities 2024-25

Matthew Arnold School Improvement Plan 2023-24

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About Matthew Arnold School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1314 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Matthew Arnold is a popular and successful school on the edge of Oxford with an excellent local reputation. We are focussed on improving outcomes for every student and are committed to staff development to support this.

The school is part of the Acer Trust family of schools so there is opportunity to share expertise and experiences and enjoy professional development with more than one school. Our induction programmes give strong support to NQTs.

We offer defined-benefit public sector pension schemes (Teachers Pension, Local Government Pension Scheme), a 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme, good bus links, car and cycle parking.

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