This job expired on 17 May 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: 1FTE

Contract type


Pay scale

L17-L22 (£69,969 - £79,111)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for senior leader to join our Trust as Deputy Headteacher (Safeguarding &Behaviour) at Falmouth School. The Roseland Multi-Academy Trust consists of three secondary schools, two primary schools and OneCornwall Teaching School Hub (East). The Trust’s mission is “to provide outstanding education for our communities, where everyone succeeds” and we put our staff at the heart of everything we do to create a team spirit in our highly successful schools.

This post is an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious Assistant or Deputy Headteacher to join the Headteacher and a highly motivated Leadership Team and staff, as they strive to ensure the children in their care leave the school as highly qualified, confident and articulate young adults.If you believe you can provide outstanding leadership, which inspires and motivates others towards excellence and ensures the very best education for all our students, then we would love to hear from you.We are looking for applicants with a proven record of accomplishment and with drive and ambition to motivate our staff and students to succeed.

If you are a strong and inspirational leader with drive and energy who can think and act strategically, we would like to hear from you. Further information is available from Lenka Chanter, Headteacher.

What the school offers its staff

We want all our young people to participate fully, with confidence and enjoyment, so that they have a lifelong passion for learning and an understanding of where this may take them in the future. This is an exciting opportunity for an already successful or aspirational leader to join Falmouth School as an Deputy Headteacher.

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • A good degree
  • The ability to motivate, challenge and inspire staff and students
  • The experience of, and commitment to, the education of the whole person promoting social and emotional well-being in addition to academic development
  • High expectations of self
  • To complement the vision and values of the Trust

What you’ll get in return

  • Hard-working and ambitious staff and students
  • A genuine kind family atmosphere
  • A school where every student is known and valued
  • Friendly staff with high expectations and standards

Mrs Chanter, Headteacher, is available if a prospective candidate wishes to discuss this post. Please contact Gemma Ohly, Heads PA, on 01326 372386 / gohly@falmouthschool.net.

Further details about the role

We are looking for candidates who embody a culture of outstanding practice and have experience of successfully leading change for improvement that has positively impacted on students’ outcomes, behaviour and engagement in their learning. You will determine the strategic development of practices linked to positive learning systems. These systems will support and strengthen pastoral care and quality of education and positively impact on students’ engagement, their success and happiness that will be reflected in their outcomes.

The ability to model best practice, lead with impact and maintain and further deepen stakeholder confidence is essential. Astute deployment of in-house interventions, proactive remedies or deployment of services and support, through the collaboration with external agencies and other teams across the Trust to ensure consistent high standards and considered approaches is necessary.

The development and embedding of restorative practice approaches across all stakeholders is essential as is the development of middle leaders in quality assuring Behaviour & Attitudes in their areas impactfully, leading it with responsibility.

Commitment to safeguarding

Falmouth School, part of The Roseland Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check and online searches will be carried out for shortlisted candidates.

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About Falmouth School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
945 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01326 372385

Falmouth School is a friendly, inclusive and highly successful school of 980 students, including a growing Sixth Form. Our ethos is that students achieve their best when they enjoy their learning. We believe every student has a talent, and it is our duty to guide and support each individual on their journey towards greatness. We are proud to be an ambitious 11-18 school with an excellent sixth form in a beautiful setting that serves the historic and vibrant town of Falmouth.

Falmouth has been shaped and influenced by its strong connection to the sea. Combining a fascinating maritime heritage and modern creativity, Falmouth is one of the South West’s leading cultural and festival destinations. It is framed by Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) along the Helford and Fal Rivers and the Roseland Peninsula, located on the outstanding South West Coast Path, a magnet for walkers, picnickers and families alike.

Our school strive for passion for learning, thirst for knowledge and courage to embrace all challenges in learning with resolute determination. We expect everyone to be able to enjoy a learning environment that is disruption free and where exciting learning happens every minute of the day and we all pursue these highest standards: adults and students. We expect everyone to achieve their best every day and our sense of belonging is mighty as we are a ‘Falmouth Family’.

Falmouth School and Sixth Form is part of The Roseland Multi-Academy Trust, consisting of three secondary schools, two primary schools and a Teaching School Hub. The Trust’s mission is "to provide an outstanding education for our communities, where everyone succeeds" and we put our staff at the heart of everything we do to create a team spirit in our highly successful schools.

Arranging a visit to Falmouth School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gohly@falmouthschool.net.

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