Deputy Headteacher

Roding Valley High School, Loughton, Essex, IG10 3JA

3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    5 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L20-L25

Deputy Headteacher job summary

DEPUTY HEADTEACHER – CURRICULUM and PROGRESS Contract term: Permanent Start date: January 2023Contract type: Full Time Salary: £68536 - £77307 Leadership Scale L20 – L25Here at Roding Valley High School, we have the really exciting opportunity to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and inspirational Deputy Headteacher. The successful candidate will lead on Progress and Curriculum in our thriving, great 11-18 school in Loughton Essex. In the summer of 2022, we were delighted with our students' outcomes. The school maintained results significantly above both Essex and national averages, including English, Maths and Science. Our sixth form continues to move from strength to strength, celebrating outstanding post 16 success and the majority of students achieving first choice places at top universities or taking up opportunities on degree apprenticeships.

We are looking for that inspirational leader who :● can support the Headteacher in the unrelenting drive for continuous school improvement● is a great communicator and proven effective leader, with a passion and motivation for high standards for all● has a proven track record of supporting students to raise attainment and improve levels of progress, with the effective use of data and is able to evidence successful implementation of change● will work with the Headteacher, Senior Leadership team and CLP Trust with a commitment to supporting our students to achieve and be enriched by the opportunities available● is passionate about Teaching and Learning and embraces the rigour of our ACED framework● thinks creatively and can inspire others to achieve highlyThe successful candidate will have current experience of a senior strategic role within a Senior Leadership Team.

It is an exciting time in the history of the school with the excellent outcomes, above average progress rates, further development of the sixth form, expansion of pupil numbers, a new building which has provided a state-of-the-art learning environment and two new all-weather sports facilities. The outcomes evidence the continued improvement journey of the school and our visitors to the school, comment on the welcoming and positive culture.

We can offer:● a friendly and supportive working environment, where we value teachers and their continuing professional development● a commitment to a positive culture of behaviour● a pledge to the DfE Well Being Charter● Trust wide opportunities● a comprehensive induction programme and the opportunity to engage in further professional development● Bike to work Scheme● Perk box● freshly made food on-site delivered through our excellent canteen facilities

"RVHS is a great place to work as it combines the freedom to be creative in your teaching alongside the support which ensures you are best able to do your job."

You will be joining a school with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders at senior and middle leadership levels and a commitment to the professional development of staff. RVHS is keen to embrace an approach that is centred on teaching and learning and academic attainment for our students, we have our bespoke ACED framework. RVHS is an 11-18 school in Essex, that enjoys a good reputation in the local area and benefits from excellent transport links, including being adjacent to Loughton tube station (Central Line).

For further information see the website www.rodingvalley.netInformal discussions with the Headteacher, Mrs Sharon Jenner are welcome, please contact her on sjenner@rodingvalley.net to arrange.

Closing date: Noon on 5th October 2022Interviews will take place on 10th and 11th October 2022

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;

  • Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;

  • The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs

and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

As a trust, we welcome applications from colleagues from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from colleagues from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds and people that identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender plus (LGBT+) as these groups are currently underrepresented in our trust.

In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an application form, CVs will not be accepted.  This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.

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About Roding Valley High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1420 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

"RVHS is a great place to work as it combines the freedom to be creative in your teaching alongside the support which ensures you are best able to do your job."

You will be joining a school with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders at senior and middle leadership levels and a commitment to the professional development of staff. RVHS is keen to embrace an approach that is centred on teaching and learning and academic attainment for our students, we have our bespoke ACED framework. RVHS is an 11-18 school in Essex, that enjoys a good reputation in the local area and benefits from excellent transport links, including being adjacent to Loughton tube station (Central Line).

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