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  • Earliest start date

    1 September 2023

  • Latest start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    19 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Full time hours in line with the roles and responsibilities outlined in the job description

Contract type


Pay scale

L10 - L14

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Windmills Junior School are looking to appoint an inspirational Deputy Headteacher. You will share in the leadership and continued development of our ambitious school following our ‘good’ Ofsted inspection in Nov 2021 and our inspirational work on embedding a strong curriculum. We are seen by WSCC as experts in curriculum development following the successful implementation of a fully integrated curriculum. We need a dynamic and passionate curriculum lead to carry on this work so that our children receive a first rate education that inspires them to be learners for life.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Lead on teaching and learning and curriculum development
  • CPD lead – identifying and undertaking training to motivate and train teachers and TAs
  • Support subject leaders so they have the skills to improve the learning in their subjects
  • Assessment lead – reviewing practice and analysing data to inform on school priorities

The successful candidate will be someone who:

  • Is passionate about providing rich learning opportunities for the children where they are actively involved in the learning process;
  • Can inspire teachers to be active facilitators of learning who motivate children to reach high standards;
  • Is an exemplary classroom practitioner capable of securing rapid rates of progress in children’s outcomes and ensuring others are accountable to be ambitious for all;
  • Is a positive catalyst for change who keeps the children at the centre for all they do;
  • Has the ability to motivate and inspire others with a clear commitment to school development and the ability to lead training and learning of all adults in the school;
  • Can demonstrate excellent interpersonal communication and organisational skills, supporting genuine partnerships with parents and is skilled at resolving issues through listening and action;
  • Has the ability, ambition and drive to work in partnership with the Headteacher and Governing Body to further improve our school.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A warm and welcoming inclusive school underpinned by strong embedded values and a curriculum intent that is fully incorporated in our vision;
  • Enthusiastic children who are an absolute delight – they are exceptionally well behaved and are keen and motivated to learn;
  • Supportive governors and wider school community;
  • A commitment to professional development;
  • Fabulous resources in terms of location, grounds and resources;
  • A genuine and on-going ambition to reduce workload to ensure that we recruit and retain the strongest teachers;
  • An experienced, friendly, hardworking and supportive staff team.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Windmills Junior School is an equal opportunities employer committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share and uphold this commitment. All employees are subject to an enhanced criminal records check via DBS certification, identity checks, references and health checks.

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About The Windmills Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
371 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number

3 form entry Junior School in the village of Hassocks - 370 pupils

Arranging a visit to The Windmills Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email pgreenfield@windmillsjunior.org.uk.

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