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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 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

Full time: The Rackham C of E Primary School is looking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher. The ideal candidate will have experience of leading on curriculum, teaching and learning including pupil premium and disadvantaged.

Contract type


Pay scale

L5 to L9

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Rackham C of E Primary School is a popular and well-respected voluntary controlled church school in the village of Witchford, three miles outside Ely. Our teachers are highly motivated and committed, nurturing our pupils to be adaptable learners who confidently embrace challenge and opportunity. The ideal candidate will be:

  • Effective, innovative and enthusiastic
  • Have an ability to motivate, empower and inspire colleagues.
  • Excellent communicator.
  • Lead by example in their classroom practice.
  • Committed to high expectations of children’s behaviour and attainment.
  • Experienced in teaching children with a wide range of educational needs.
  • Committed to working in partnership with the Headteacher, Governors and wider school community.
  • Able to drive forward developments in the curriculum.
  • Up to date with current education initiatives.
  • Proactive in managing change.
  • Motivated and organised.

What the school offers its staff

  • Additional classroom release time
  • Support in study towards leadership qualifications
  • Mentoring by existing senior leaders

Commitment to safeguarding

The Rackham C of E Primary School is committed to the welfare and safeguarding of its pupils and expects its staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. The appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About The Rackham Church of England Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
308 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Primary school in a village setting

Arranging a visit to The Rackham Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@rackham.cambs.sch.uk.

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