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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£61,044 - £67,353

Pay scale

Leadership Scale L14-L18

What skills and experience we're looking for

For September 2023, we are looking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher (Teaching and Learning). The successful candidate will have a strong educational background to help lead us to even greater success in all areas of school life, with a particular focus on leading the development and implementation of the school’s learning and teaching strategy. Other whole school responsibilities include; responsibility for ensuring the provision of high-quality cover for absent teachers, leadership of all internal and external examinations, leading the annual school plan for continuing professional development, and an overview for teacher training programmes and the school’s ECT programme. The ideal candidate will be able to offer dynamic and motivational leadership for the school to deliver its objectives. You will be supported by colleagues in a very capable and experienced Senior Leadership Team.

What the school offers its staff

The King's School is an outstanding 11-18 comprehensive school, which takes great pride in the promotion of excellence in teaching and learning, pastoral care and extra-curricular activities. Our inclusive ethos of 'Achievement for All' encourages every student to develop their skills,interests and talents, not just through academic achievement but also through a rich variety of clubs and interest groups.

The King's School is a happy, caring and energetic school community in which staff and students work together to create an enviable record of academic and extra-curricular success in a beautiful,rural region of Devon.

Further details about the role

Closing date:9am on Monday 20th March 2023. Interview dates:30th March and 20th April. To apply, please contact Mrs. Pocock at recruitment@thekings.devon.sch.uk for further details, or see our website and apply online. Please contact the school by Friday 10th March to arrange a school visit, the week commencing 13th March.

Commitment to safeguarding

When applying for the role, it is important that you refer to the school's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and the DBS Disclosure Policy, which can be found on our website (About Us – Policy Documents). We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of students so all staff are enhanced DBS checked.

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About The King's School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1115 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01404 812982

Academy - Comprehensive 11-18 school

Arranging a visit to The King's School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@thekings.devon.sch.uk.

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