Our new deputy headteacher will:
- Undertake a 0.6 teaching commitment in Key Stage 2
alongside a 0.4 leadership role and PPA.
- Have the ability to identify and deliver
- Have previous leadership experience within a
primary school, ideally at senior leadership level.
- Be a
collaborative and inspirational leader, with a strong ability to motivate and
empower staff and children to achieve their full potential.
passionately about children and their development whilst still driving forward
pupil progress and achievement.
excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to build on and maintain
strong relationships with staff, parents and carers, children, governors and
the local and wider community.
- Have the ability to lead on further improving
teaching and learning and developing the wider curriculum, including a core
William Booth is an average sized, thriving 210 primary school
with a 60 place Nursery, very close to the city centre. The school is set on a fairly large site and
considerable efforts have gone into making the most of the site to provide our
children with an appropriate and stimulating outdoor environment.
Visitors to the school always talk very enthusiastically about
the quality of the learning environment and the highly tangible warm, inviting
and positive ethos. A quote from one of our visitors encapsulates William Booth
very well: “There is something special about the place the moment you step
through the door. It is a haven for everyone in the middle of a very busy
The school was last inspected by OFSTED in September 2021.
Some of the main findings were that:-
- The school is a GOOD school.
- Pupils are at the heart of the school.
- Leaders have created a well-sequenced
- Pupils enjoy a wide range of subjects and
the rich mix of after-school activities.
- There are many opportunities for pupils to
develop their confidence and resilience.
- Pupils are keen to learn and respond well to
their teachers’ expectations of behaviour and learning.
We serve a varied catchment area and our children reflect a
variety of social, cultural and academic backgrounds.
We warmly welcome interest from those who are passionate about
making a real difference to the lives of children and thrives on challenging
themselves and others to keep on improving. Our working relationships are
positive, supportive and forward looking.
Transform Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to safer recruitment procedures and pre-employment background checks, including satisfactory references, medical, Enhanced DBS with children’s barred list clearance, online and social media checks and completion of relevant safeguarding training including Safeguarding Children in Education
All school roles are classed as regulated activity and as such, it is an offence to apply to for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children
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