8 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    30 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
£61,166 - £70,745

Job summary

Deer Park Primary School
Start Date: September 2022
NoR: 340
ISR: L16 – L22

Due to the forthcoming retirement of our current Headteacher, we are looking for a new forward-thinking Head to take us in to our new chapter, to build on the strength of our school story so far and to continue our journey.

We are looking for a strong leader who:
• Can maintain excellent relationships with children, staff, parents, governors and the wider community.
• The ability to lead and inspire staff and continue to develop the strong team ethos.
• Is committed to excellence in teaching and learning.
• Will help children enjoy their learning while realising their full potential.
• Will value our children and take pride in their achievements.

We can offer:
• A friendly and happy learning environment including outdoor classrooms.
• Motivated children and dedicated staff.
• A commitment to continued professional development.
• A committed, supportive and active Governing Board.
• A happy place, where a high value is placed on the care and well-being of every pupil

Further information about our school can be found at www.deerpark.derbyshire.sch.uk

Visits to our school are welcomed and encouraged. Tours of the school are available on 13 and 20 January 2022 at 4.30pm, please call 01246 232696 to arrange.

Applying for the job

Candidates should submit applications online on a DCC Teacher Application Form, together with a supporting statement letter matching their skills and experience to the headings in the Job Description and Person Specification. The letter should be no longer than 1500 words (please include word count). CVs should not be attached.

If preferred, postal application forms are available from Call Derbyshire on 01629 533190, quoting the job reference number attached to this post. Completed applications should be sent to Derbyshire County Council, Recruitment Section, County Hall, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3AG, allowing sufficient delivery time to meet the deadline for applications.

In order to comply with the safer recruitment requirements candidates must fully complete the application form including the section on references. It is not acceptable to substitute parts of the form with your own version. All gaps in employment should be accounted for and explained.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
343 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

About Deer Park Primary School

We are situated in a very attractive rural setting in the village of Wingerworth just 3 miles south west of Chesterfield, 8 miles from the motorway and just 2 miles from the Peak District National Park. It is an ideal place to bring up a family.

The school overlooks the park with its fishing ponds, cricket pitch, tennis courts and play park on one side and the rolling Derbyshire hills on the other. Classrooms are light and airy providing inspirational views.

Arranging a visit to Deer Park Primary School

Visits to school are welcomed and encouraged. Tours of the school are available on 13 and 20 January 2022 at 4.30pm, please call 01246 232696 to arrange.

School location

New Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S42 6TD

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