Deputy Headteacher

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 03/05/2022 12:00
Leadership 4-8
Job Category:
Schools - Leadership
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Wylam First School
Number of posts:
Closing date:
3 May
Further Information

Deputy Headteacher

Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern/hours: Full-time
Salary range: Leadership 4-8
Required: 1 September 2022
Closing date: Tuesday 3 May 2022
Interview date: Tuesday 10 May 2022

The governors are looking to appoint for September 2022 an enthusiastic, highly motivated and skilled Deputy Headteacher to enhance the leadership and management of our successful school, working in partnership with our Headteacher.

The Deputy Headteacher will work with the Headteacher on curriculum innovation, support our staff to deliver the highest quality of education and our pupils to reach their full potential academically and emotionally, preparing them for the next phase of their education. We are looking for someone who can strategically lead the development of teaching and learning through an adventurous and ambitious curriculum.

Wylam First School is a successful and popular small, inclusive school, set in a beautiful semi-rural location. We have enthusiastic, hardworking and friendly pupils, together with dedicated and hardworking staff and governors. Wylam First School is proud to be part of the Tyne Community Learning Trust which comprises of six first schools, two middle schools and a high school, and we work closely with our partnership schools to provide the very best educational experience for all pupils.

We offer:
• Enthusiastic and responsive pupils with a mature approach to learning
• A team of dedicated and hardworking staff committed to the school
• Overwhelming support from governors and parents and strong links with the community
• A fully inclusive school ethos with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere
• An opportunity to further develop your skills as a leader
• Opportunity to develop your leadership across a Multi Academy Trust leading on MAT wide priorities.

The successful candidate:
• is a talented primary practitioner who is passionate about education and inspiring children
• is a professional role model with high expectations of children’s development, progress and behaviour
• can analyse and evaluate performance data to identify priorities for improvement
• has proven leadership skills across the primary curriculum
• can think innovatively and motivate those around them
• can embody the vision and values of the school through their actions
• will work enthusiastically with parents and the wider community to promote the school.

Visits to the school are welcomed and strongly encouraged prior to shortlisting.

We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. If you are invited for interview, you will be required to disclose all unspent convictions and those that would not be filtered, prior to the date of the interview. You may be asked for further information about your criminal history during the recruitment process. If your application is successful, this self-disclosure information will be checked against information from the Disclosure and Barring Service before your appointment is confirmed. This role will include Regulated Activities and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure is required for this post.

Application forms can be downloaded from this website and are also available from the school by contacting the school office. Applications are invited from prospective candidates who are able to demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria set out in the person specification.

Schools visits can be arranged from Tuesday 26th April
Applications to be in by Tuesday 3rd May
Shortlisting will take place on Thursday 5th May
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 10th May

Wylam First School
Bell Road
Northumberland NE41 8EH
Tel 01661 852771
Email admin@wylam.northumberland.sch.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.