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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 7am

  • Date listed

    11 February 2024

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Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

L18-22

Deputy Headteacher job summary

Deputy Headteacher

Leadership Scale Pt 18-22

Full-time

Start date: September 2024

The retirement of a colleague creates an exciting opportunity on our Leadership Team. The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher, and an exceptional leader and communicator across all our stakeholder groups (staff, students, parents and the community). They will share our ethos, and also our determination that even an Outstanding school is on a never-ending journey of improvement.

Our OFSTED grading has recently been confirmed as Outstanding (November 2023) and the inspection team have written that:

‘Staff say that they are very well supported. Staff feel valued. They have high praise for how leaders look after the staff’s well-being and their workload.’

‘A school of exceptional quality.’

‘Pupils meet leaders’ exceptionally high expectations for their work, personal development and behaviour.’

‘A highly ambitious curriculum is in place for all pupils. A broad and rich curriculum prepares pupils exceptionally well.’

You can find out more about us from our website or from our various very lively social media pages.

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You are very welcome to visit before you decide whether you may wish to apply. If you would like to visit please phone or email Janet Wallis, PA to the Headteacher, on 01582 714004 j.wallis@roundwoodpark.co.uk

We are committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare. We also have a sincere commitment to equal opportunity and to the celebration of diversity, including in our staff recruitment. We welcome applications from all sections of our community very warmly, and we recognise the huge strength and opportunity that comes from diversity in all aspects of our make-up. We will need to obtain references in advance of interview for any candidate short- listed, and all job offers are subject to satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare. We also have a sincere commitment to equal opportunity and to the celebration of diversity, including in our staff recruitment. We welcome applications from all sections of our community very warmly, and we recognise the huge strength and opportunity that comes from diversity in all aspects of our make-up. We will need to obtain references in advance of interview for any candidate short- listed, and all job offers are subject to satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

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About Roundwood Park School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1358 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Roundwood Park is a high achieving 11-18 school in Harpenden, Hertfordshire. The school carries an Outstanding rating from Ofsted and enjoys an excellent reputation, both locally and nationally. We have a large and expanding Sixth Form.

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