Deputy Headteacher

St Edward's CofE Primary School, Plymouth, Devon, PL6 5ST

This job expired on 1 March 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 March 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    19 January 2022

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L1 - L4 £42,195 - £45,434

Deputy Headteacher job summary

St Edward’s CofE Primary School are looking to appoint a creative and ambitious teacher with leadership experience as Deputy Headteacher for their school. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to work under the guidance of the experienced Headteacher to make a difference to the provision and development of the school. If you are motivated about curriculum development, raising standards and building a broad and inspiring learning experience for young minds, we want to hear from you.

St Edward’s can promise you the opportunity to work alongside a dynamic and passionate Headteacher, within a wider trust team who are enthusiastic about raising standards and supporting schools and leaders. This exciting role will allow you to help shape and lead the future innovation and development of the school.

We offer:
* A welcoming and friendly school with a strong Christian Ethos and a set of values and vision that underpin all that we do.
* An experienced Headteacher who ensures that the children’s learning needs are at the centre of all decision making.
* Children who are happy, articulate and motivated to learn.
* A strong family ethos with dedicated staff, parents and links to the local community.
* An exciting role within our growing organisation with opportunities for future career development across our family of 18 St Christopher’s Trust schools.
* A ‘good’ school – Ofsted March 2020

The successful candidate will:
* Have a desire to work in strong partnership with the existing Headteacher and leadership team.
* Have leadership skills that will enable staff to flourish and pupils to reach their potential.
* Be dedicated to safeguarding and nurturing all children, raising standards and removing barriers to learning
* Have a strong personal philosophy and clear pedagogical knowledge that underpin leadership and drive aspirations for children.
* Be willing to support and further develop the Church of England ethos of the school, our vision and values.
* Fully committed to an inclusive school family
* Have high expectation of themselves and others, with a positive and proactive nature.
* Be an excellent communicator, and be able to inspire all they encounter to strive to be the best they can be.

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact the Headteacher Jane Bird to arrange. Tel: 01752 705130
When completing your application please ensure you address all aspects of the person specification.

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About St Edward's CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
221 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact email
Contact phone number
01752 705130

St Edwards is a truly wonderful place to work our children are an absolute delight and we have an incredibly supportive community. The family ethos of our school is second to none and this is frequently commented on by parents and visitors to St Edwards. Our staff team is dedicated and committed to developing the knowledge, skills, attitudes and understanding which will enable our children to enjoy learning, achieve success and to feel contented and fulfilled across the curriculum. We ensure, within their journey at our school, that our children learn about and have confidence in themselves as learners where they are encouraged to hold high aspirations for their future.

Arranging a visit to St Edward's CofE Primary School

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact the Headteacher Jane Bird to arrange. Tel: 01752 705130

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