Deputy Headteacher Wilnecote Junior School, Tamworth, Staffordshire

Job description

• Support the Headteacher and Governors in establishing a vision for the future development of the school
• Play a leading role in the school improvement planning process, taking account of the agreed priorities of the school
• Contribute to the identification of key areas of strength and development in the school
• Work to a high standard in implementing agreed policies, priorities and expectations, so as to set a good example for other colleagues
• Promote a culture of teamwork, in which the views of all members of the school community are valued and taken into account
• Play a leading role in the self-evaluation of the school
• Share responsibility for the analysis of key school performance data to ensure priorities are appropriate and improvement in standards is promoted
• Provide training for staff on effective teaching and learning
• Promote the active involvement of pupils in their own learning
• Contribute to target setting; including statutory procedures and targets for individuals and groups of pupils throughout the school
• Support strategies to promote high standards of behaviour
• Lead the development of a broad and rich curriculum which meets the needs of all pupils in the school
• The post holder will not have a class responsibility, however they will need to support management and sickness cover where necessary.
• Support the development of an effective assessment framework
• Promote the use of ICT to enhance and extend teaching and learning
• Monitor and evaluate classroom practice

Essential educational requirements

Essential
• Qualified teacher status
• A record of continuous professional development that includes training in leadership and management

Desirable
• Experience of supporting training and helping to co-ordinate the professional development of colleagues

Essential qualifications

Essential
• Qualified teacher status
• A record of continuous professional development that includes training in leadership and management

Essential skills and experience

Essential
• Evidence of leadership and management in specific key stages and of a whole school aspect

Desirable
• Evidence of experience of working in more than one school or learning environment would be welcome


About Wilnecote Junior School

Address
Smithy Lane, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B77 5LA
Phase
Primary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Wilnecote Junior School website (opens in a new window)