Deputy Headteacher

Ravensdale Primary School, Coventry, West Midlands


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £51,311 to £56,579
Leadership level Senior Leader

Job description

Deputy Headteacher (Learning and Teaching)
Full time, permanent post.

**Please note revised and extended application dates.**

Required for September 2020.
Ravensdale is seeking a warm, empathetic Deputy Headteacher who will love our staff and children and focus on curriculum development.
We are already proud of our vibrant, well-resourced school and enthusiastic children, but we want to develop further. The Governing Body wishes to ensure that our 466 pupils receive the very best.
You will:
• be a vibrant practitioner
• be ambitious for our children and yourself
• be an advocate of ‘unconditional positive regard’
• be a highly effective practitioner who understands learning and teaching
• be a strategic thinker with the ability to create close working relationships
• be warm and emotionally aware; able to nurture and care for our children and staff
• have high expectations of yourself and others
• be a passionate learner yourself, about learning, leadership and children
• understand curriculum development at a whole school level
• be able to take on a variety of other responsibilities, for example overseeing inclusion (SENCO in post).

Applications are invited from current senior leaders with appropriate management experience.

Expected teaching commitment: approximately one day per week.

If you are a new or experienced Deputy Headteacher we will offer a wide range of professional development opportunities to enable you to develop and build upon your skills and expertise.

Our job advert on has the Person Specification, Job Description, Application Forms and Letter to Applicants and other details for your information. Our school website has more general information:

For an informal discussion or to request an application pack, please call the school office on 024 7644 4966 or e-mail Peter Merrylees, the School Business Manager

All candidates are expected to make contact with the school. All applications will be responded to.

Closing date: *revised* midday, Friday 1st May 2020.
Shortlisting: Early May
Interview date: May 2020 to be confirmed. Interviews will be conducted by video.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We ensure that the highest priority is given to following safeguard children and young people, following all regulations and guidance.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure (DBS) and the usual medical health checks.

Employee benefits

Developmental CPD
Teachers' Pension

Supporting documents

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Primary
School size 460 pupils enrolled
Age range 2 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Ravensdale Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Ravensdale Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 5GQ