Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    24 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 December 2021

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
L7 - L11

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational leader to the position of Deputy Head at St Nicolas C of E Primary Academy.
Applications are welcomed from candidates who will have the vision, expertise and drive to further develop this already very successful school. You will join a very supportive senior leadership team and help to lead a talented and hard-working staff who are highly motivated to provide children with aspirational, challenging and engaging learning experiences.
This is a wonderful and exciting opportunity for a leadership position within an extremely caring, successful, and oversubscribed two-form entry primary school.
The successful candidate will have:
• The enthusiasm and energy to sustain and further enhance the excellent teaching practice in our school
• The ability to build on the strong existing relationships between the parish church and the wider St. Nicolas C of E community
• A track record of securing tangible success and outstanding outcomes
• The interpersonal skills that secure the confidence of all stakeholders
• Experience of developing a culture of learning and continuous improvement of staff and students
• Strong monitoring and evaluation skills
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of current developments and the latest educational research (such as curriculum development and how pupils learn)
Our pupils would like a Deputy Head who:
‘is kind, caring and enthusiastic’
‘helps us flourish’
‘someone who will make our school the best it can be for everyone’
‘has new and fresh ideas’
In return, St Nicolas can offer you:
• Brilliant students who are proud to be part of the Academy
• Highly supportive SLT and a wonderful staff team
• Close working links and opportunities with other primary schools across the Trust and the Nuneaton Consortia of schools
• Meaningful and exciting CPD that supports and develops all staff

Applying for the job

To apply, send your completed application form to

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
419 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

About St Nicolas CofE Academy

St Nicolas CE Academy School is part of the Coventry Diocese Multi Academy Trust. We provide a safe, inclusive environment to enable everyone in our school community to aspire to achieve their full potential.
St Nicolas is a friendly, caring school. We deliver an excellent, exciting education within a happy, caring and supportive environment. This is an exciting opportunity to work with delightful children as part of a dedicated and inspired staff team.

Arranging a visit to St Nicolas CofE Academy

For an appointment to visit the Academy please phone 02476 382583

School location

Windermere Avenue, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 6HJ

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