Deputy Headteacher

St Thomas Moorside CofE (VA) Primary School, Oldham, Lancashire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £48,808 to £53,856

Job summary

Are you an inspirational and highly organised Senior Leader or current Deputy looking for your next challenge?

The Dove-Shell Federation currently comprises two single form entry primary schools; St Thomas’ Moorside CE (VA) Primary School and East Crompton St James’ CE (VA) Primary School.

The Governors are seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher to work collaboratively with the Executive Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team and Governors to support the development of St Thomas Moorside School. The successful candidate will be required to take a lead role in safeguarding within the school and to lead a cross federative role related to their skills and experience across both schools. This will be discussed at interview.

This post provides the opportunity:

- To work with children with a thirst for learning.
- To work with supportive, talented and committed colleagues across two schools.
- To work in a dynamic and energetic environment where learning, enquiry and dialogue are integral to leadership at all levels.
- To help shape our future and develop and influence provision across the federation.
- To undertake a key role in determining the best possible outcomes for our pupils.

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Please note that the position is vacant with no current acting arrangements. The start date for this role is April 2020 and Deputy Headteacher pay and conditions apply.

Essential educational requirements

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Essential qualifications

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Essential skills and experience

The ideal candidate will be an outstanding teaching practitioner who values high quality education for all. You will have proven leadership and management skills, with experience in leading and co-ordinating effective and innovative practice, including quality assurance and contributions to School Development Planning. You will be a confident and skilful communicator, able to work effectively with all internal and external stakeholders and agencies.

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School overview

School type LA Maintained School, Church of England
Education phase Primary
School size 228 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
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Website St Thomas Moorside CofE (VA) Primary School website (opens in a new window)
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School location

Coleridge Road, Oldham, Lancashire, OL1 4RL