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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    23 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L1 to L5 £44,305 to £48,895

What skills and experience we're looking for

Initio Learning Trust is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity to apply for a Deputy Headteacher vacancy within our Trust.

Situated at St John’s CE First School, the pupils, staff and academy committee members wish to appoint a forward thinking, enthusiastic and highly motivated professional who has the drive and passion to continue to move the school forward and take their next step on their leadership pathway.

The successful applicant will have proven ability to raise standards and will work in close partnership with the leadership of the school and the Trust.

You will be passionate about …

Providing high quality education for our pupils, enriching the lives of our children through a broad and balanced curriculum.

Working collaboratively with our team and all members of the school community.

Being a role model for excellent, innovative classroom practice.

Developing links with our diverse community to enhance learning.

Playing a strategic role in the ongoing development of our school through high quality leadership.

Demonstrating a positive commitment to the ethos and values of our Church of England School.

If this sounds like you, please read the job description and person specification available in the related information section.

What the school offers its staff

Newly formed from a partnership between The Minerva Learning and Wimborne Academy Trusts, Initio Learning Trust comprises 17 schools across Dorset, with our head office based in Wimborne. We offer outstanding education through every stage of schooling, from nursery through to upper sixth form, and pride ourselves on offering genuine professional development opportunities for our support and teaching staff, enabling every person to thrive within their role.

As part of Initio Learning Trust, St John's is proud to offer...

Enthusiastic, confident children who love learning.

Highly committed, hardworking and supportive colleagues.

An inclusive school at the heart of the community.

A warm and caring ethos.

Strong support for your further professional development.

Commitment to safeguarding

Initio Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

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About St John's Church of England First School, Wimborne

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 9
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
144 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 9
Phone number
01202 883675

St John’s is a friendly and caring school for children aged four to nine years old. We provide a creative and exciting curriculum within a safe and stimulating environment.
St John's First School is part of Wimborne Academy Trust and works in partnership with twelve other schools in Wimborne and the surrounding area.
We believe that the children of St John's will be inspired and fulfilled, and will become responsible and confident members of the community with a lifelong enthusiasm for learning. We believe that children who attend St John's will have the opportunity to grow as individuals in a happy and safe environment.
As a Church of England First School, we promote the Christian Faith and its values. Our core values of Love, Friendship and Forgiveness were chosen by the school community and are at the centre of our school Christian ethos; curriculum, wider provision; policies and planning; day-to-day interactions and decisions.

Arranging a visit to St John's Church of England First School, Wimborne

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@stjohnsfirstschool.org.

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