Job Vacancy: Deputy Headteacher – Learning and Achievement

Job title
  • Deputy Headteacher – Learning and Achievement
Application closing date:
  • Midnight, Sunday 7th April 2024
  • Thursday 11th April 2024
  • Thursday 18th and Friday 19th April 2024
  • L12-L16 (£61,882 – £68,400)
Job Details

A special community, requiring an exceptional senior leader

Following the promotion of our Deputy Head, this is an exciting opportunity for a current Deputy or Assistant Headteacher or aspiring Deputy Headteacher who is committed to providing a first-class education for students, many of whom start their lives a long way behind the starting line.

We are looking for an outstanding educator and senior leader to lead on learning and achievement, to collaborating closely with our Headteacher to develop our successful school to Outstanding. We are a unique community with a diverse group of students with a range of SEND, and need someone who can combine compassion with resilience, and lead with integrity. With a meticulous eye for detail, you must be able to support our staff to deliver quality education to the diverse needs of students and the provision that each individual requires.

We are looking for a new Deputy Headteacher who will:

  • Hold excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for inclusive education
  • Lead with integrity, motivating and inspiring confidence in others, whilst also balancing the high demand of day-to-day operational duties
  • Be a strategic and principled thinker with the resilience, vision and ability to follow-through objectives to completion
  • Have a collaborative approach to leadership and management across a variety of stakeholders, with consideration of staff wellbeing and development

In return, we can offer you:

  • A thriving school community, with happy staff and students
  • A supportive Headteacher and Governing Body, dedicated and experienced staff and the freedom to shape the future of our school.
  • An enriching and accessible location with benefit from excellent connectivity with easy access to the A64 and A1(M) as well as excellent mainline rail connections from nearby York.

For an informal, confidential conversation about the role please call Helen Poole on 01609 532 254 or email [email protected]. Helen has been engaged to support us with recruitment to this key role.

Visits are encouraged for interested applicants to see our unique community. To arrange a visit by appointment only please contact Melanie Shepherd.

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