Deputy Headteacher Seamer and Irton Community Primary School, Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Job description

‘There is a culture of continual self-improvement in school where staff are given frequent opportunities for focused professional dialogue and coaching with colleagues’ Ofsted 2018

Here at Seamer and Irton Community Primary we have created a happy school that is committed to excellence. Over the years, we have continually focused on making sure our children are nurtured, cared for and inspired to achieve their very best – by investing in our curriculum, educational setting and our staff.

Our values and ethos of ‘a happy school committed to excellence’ is firmly embedded and we are constantly told by visitors, parents and the local authority that our school has a real warmth and energy about it. To be a teaching colleague at Seamer and Irton you have to be inclusive, inspiring and have the highest expectations for our children.

We enter 2020 looking very much to the future. Ofsted visited us in June 2018 where we maintained our ‘good’ judgement and are clear about our priorities moving forward. As a school we are well placed to achieve good outcomes for our children and we want our new colleague to add their own ideas and strategies to our school – where you will find a culture of team work and self-reflection, which is testament to our highly organised and stable staff body.

We are looking to appoint an aspiring or existing senior leader as our sole Deputy Headteacher from September 2020.

You will already be an excellent class room practitioner within your phase and have some proven leadership experience within your current school.

With tailored support from our Headteacher, the Local Authority and development opportunities through the North Yorkshire Coast Opportunity Area we will give you the skills, encouragement and experience within the profession to excel as our Deputy Headteacher – and beyond.

Our Deputy Headteacher post carries a teaching commitment (0.7FTE) and you will lead and monitor teaching and learning across school.

Essential educational requirements

We are looking for:
• A proven track record of raising both pupil attainment and standards of teaching and learning.
• A strong vision and ethos that supports our values and culture.
• An excellent practitioner with the ability to inspire children to learn and achieve.
• Current experience of leadership in a primary setting.
• A teacher with a flair and passion for primary education who will embrace working and teaching in our school.

Essential qualifications

QTS

Essential skills and experience

You will already be an excellent class room practitioner within your phase and have some proven leadership experience within your current school. With tailored support from our Headteacher, the Local Authority and development opportunities through the North Yorkshire Coast Opportunity Area we will give you the skills, encouragement and experience within the profession to excel as our Deputy Headteacher – and beyond

Our Deputy Headteacher post carries a teaching commitment (0.7FTE) and you will lead and monitor teaching and learning across school.
Our whole school priorities are focused on reading, achieving greater depth and refining our curriculum offer so it continues to be broad, excites and provides the very best educational experience for all children, staff, parents and the community.

Employee benefits

L8 – L12 (access to relocation reimbursement of up to £8000 available for the right candidate)


About Seamer and Irton Community Primary School

Here at Seamer and Irton Community Primary we have created a happy school that is committed to excellence. Over the years, we have continually focused on making sure our children are nurtured, cared for and inspired to achieve their very best – by investing in our curriculum, educational setting and our staff. Our values and ethos of ‘a happy school committed to excellence’ is firmly embedded and we are constantly told by visitors, parents and the local authority that our school has a real warmth and energy about it. To be a teaching colleague at Seamer and Irton you have to be inclusive, inspiring and have the highest expectations for our children. We enter 2020 looking very much to the future. Ofsted visited us in June 2018 where we maintained our ‘good’ judgement and are clear about our priorities moving forward. As a school we are well placed to achieve good outcomes for our children and we want our new colleague to add their own ideas and strategies to our school – where you will find a culture of team work and self-reflection, which is testament to our highly organised and stable staff body.

Address
Denison Avenue, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 4QX
Phase
Primary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Seamer and Irton Community Primary School website (opens in a new window)