8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024 (or earlier, if possible)

  • Closing date

    23 April 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    29 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

L10 - L14

Deputy Headteacher job summary

DEPUTY HEADTEACHER

Salary L10-14 (Point on scale according to experience)

Start September 2024 (or sooner, if possible).

Do you want to make a difference every day in a school which genuinely puts children at the heart of everything we do? If so, please read on…

We are seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher with exceptional leadership qualities, who will work with our dedicated staff team to continue to build on the strengths of the school with passion and vision.

Thornhill Junior and Infant School is a two-form entry school on the outskirts of Dewsbury that is part of the Focus Academy Trust. It is a thriving, busy school where all staff work together to support our children to reach their potential.

Our most recent Ofsted was in May 2019 where we were graded as good in all areas. It is a very exciting time to join our talented team and to support our Senior Leadership Team to achieve the aims and ambitions of the school.

The successful candidate will:

Embrace our values & ethos.

Be an outstanding classroom practitioner.

Be inspirational, innovative and committed to playing a key role alongside
the headteacher in the leadership and management of the school.

Be committed to inclusion, working with parents and the community.

Have a proven track record of raising standards.

We can offer:

A supportive and committed team of staff and governors.

Friendly, well-behaved children who are enthusiastic to learn.

Excellent professional development opportunities.

For further information about the school please visit our website at www.thornhilljischool.co.uk

Visits to the School are encouraged and most welcome. Please contact the school office to arrange an appointment on 01924 453259.

Focus Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate at Enhanced Level will be required for this post.

Application forms should be returned by email to thornhill@focus-trust.co.uk or by post to Thornhill J & I School, Edge Lane, Thornhill, Dewsbury WF12 0QT, by 12noon on Wednesday 23rd April 2024.

Commitment to safeguarding

Focus Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate at Enhanced Level will be required for this post.

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About Thornhill Junior and Infant School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
362 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Primary Academy

School location

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