Deputy Headteacher

Deputy Headteacher
With responsibility for Curriculum and Learning including assessment.

Pay Scale L 03-06

Holywell C of E Primary School is looking to appoint a new Deputy Headteacher from September 2020. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitions candidate to become an important part of our school community and play a pivotal role as part of our caring and inclusive staff at this welcoming village school.

We are ambitious for all of our pupils and seek to help them to reach their potential, through strengthening and deepening their character as well as their learning during their time with us. Our new head teacher was appointed in September 2019 and now feels that this is the time to share the leadership with the right person. The successful candidate will be:

- An excellent classroom practitioner
- An enthusiastic and ambitious leader who is ready for the next step in their career.
-A good communicator who is highly organised and able to explain clear processes and expectations whilst remaining approachable and good humoured.
-Somebody who will be respected by children, parents and staff alike.

We will be able to offer you:
- Polite, motivated children who enjoy learning and school.
- Caring and open staff who work well as a team and welcome new ideas and approaches that have the best interests of the children at heart
- A community school which works very closely and positively with parents
- A highly supportive Governing Body
- Good opportunities for career development and professional development

The position is full time and will involve a teaching role, this is expected to be around 50% and the school can be flexible about which age group depending on the strengths of the candidate.

Holywell C of E Primary is situated in the attractive village of Holywell Cum Needingworth 3 miles outside St.Ives.
Candidates are welcome to contact the school office on 01480 462007 Email: to request a pack and to arrange a tour and meet the head teacher at a mutually agreed time.
During half term please email the head direct

Application letters to be addressed to Mr Paul Baddeley, Headteacher, at our school address or the email address above, along with a completed application form. No CVs please. Please base your application on the attached person specification and job description.

Deadline for applications: 4:00 p.m. – Monday 9th March
Shortlisting: morning of Tuesday 10th March. Successful shortlisted candidates will be contacted soon after.
Interviews will take place on: Monday 16th March

Holywell C of E Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, parents and volunteers to actively share this commitment. All appointments are conditional and subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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Primary Deputy Headteacher
Staff category
Teaching Staff
Closing date
Monday 09 March 2020
School name
Holywell CE Primary School
Mr Paul Baddeley
DfE school no.
Mill Way Needingworth Huntingdon Cambs
PE27 4TF
01480 462007
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