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Deputy Headteacher

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Contract Type:
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Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/03/2017 15:00
L8 - L12 £45,421 - £50,118
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Schools - Teaching
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Job details 

Closing date:
24 Mar

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This job is closed for applications.

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Required for September 2017 or sooner

The Governing Body at St. Helen’s Primary School are seeking to appoint an innovative, ambitious and inspirational Deputy Headteacher to work in partnership with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to bring around school improvement in a fully inclusive, ethos and culture.

St. Helen’s Primary School is a rapidly improving school under the direction of the newly appointed Headteacher and we feel this is an excellent time and opportunity to join St. Helen’s and be an integral part of securing the best possible outcomes for all.

We are looking for an outstanding leader with a proven track record of leading rigorous school self-evaluation with visible impact and a leader with the ability to motivate, inspire and coach staff to improve the educational outcomes of all pupils.

The role is predominately non-classed based with the expectation to influence whole school ‘Teaching and Learning’ and school improvement, which directly impacts on attainment, achievement and outcomes for all.

St. Helen’s Primary School has 334 pupils inclusive of a 26 place Nursery. We have above average FSM and deprivation. The vision for St. Helen’s Primary School is to ‘enable all pupils (no matter what background or starting point) to achieve their full potential and promote the school as a ‘beacon’ within the community, where aspirations are achieved and dreams are a reality for all pupils, staff and families’.

You will need to be:
Dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our pupils
Able to communicate effectively with our parents and build positive relationships with families and the local/wider community
Able to demonstrate outstanding leadership skills and attributes
Committed to the raising of standards of all pupils across school
Committed to working as part of a flexible, committed team
Dedicated in promoting the well being of all individuals
Able to contribute to wider school effectiveness

In return you will receive:
Excellent professional development as part of the SLT
A welcoming environment that is supported by committed, dedicated colleagues
Pupils who are kind, polite and eager to learn
A school which is reflective and strives for continual improvement
A supportive Governing Body who are committed to bringing around rapid improvement

Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged via the school office. Application packs are available from the school office, or electronic copies can be requested using the email address admin.StHelens@school.hartlepool.gov.uk Applications should be returned to Mrs Carole Bradley (Headteacher)

St. Helen’s Primary School is committed to safer recruitment practice and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. These posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS clearance check and Barring List Children’s check.

Closing date Friday 24th March (3.00pm)
Shortlisting Tuesday 28th March (pm)
Interviews Thursday 6th April and Friday 7th April 2017

PLEASE NOTE: (Shortlisted candidates will be informed if the interview process will extend over the 2 allocated interview days after shortlisting has been completed.)

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