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Deputy Headteacher - Hoo St Werburgh Primary School

Hoo St Werburgh Primary School
Leadership Scale points 6 - 12
Hoo St Werburgh Primary School
Working Pattern:
Full Time
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
17/05/2018 at 13:00 PM
Hoo St Werburgh Primary School

Are you a dynamic, passionate, and progressive leader? Do you have the skills and drive to help lead a fantastic Primary School from ‘Good’ to ‘Outstanding’? Are you passionate about achieving outstanding teaching and learning in every classroom? Do you want to inspire children through an engaging curriculum? Do you excel at developing your teaching and support staff to be the best they can possibly be? If so, then this could be the role for you!  

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiasti, experienced and skilled individual to take on the role of Deputy Headteacher at Hoo St Werburgh Primary School, part of the Rivermead Inclusive Trust.

We are seeking a dedicated and ambitious individual to develop as a senior leader and take the next step towards headship. Along with other members of the Senior Leadership Team, the Deputy Headteacher will be centrally involved in management of the school and will be responsible for raising standards and helping to establish a culture that is nurturing and rigorous.

Hoo St Werburgh Primary School & Marlborough Centre share the inclusive ethos of the Rivermead Inclusive Trust. We firmly believe that every child has a right to an education, no matter what barriers they have to learning.  We aim to instil in our pupils an enthusiasm for learning and an interest in the world around them.  We have high expectations of our pupils and staff and strive to provide a learning environment that ensures our pupils are challenged and make good or better progress in all aspects of their school life.

We celebrate every aspect of our pupils’ learning from their social and emotional development and life skills acquisition to the national curriculum subjects of reading, writing, maths and more. 

There are over 500 children on roll, organised into 24 classes, with two classes per year group in the main school as well as 3 mixed age provisions for children with additional needs.  The Marlborough Centre has 6 classes catering for 65 children within the secure specialist setting. We also have a newly established nursery class attached to the school.

At a recent external inspection, the school secured ‘Good’ with several elements of outstanding.

We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who has:

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • The drive, vision, ambition and energy to achieve excellence for all our pupils
  • A passion to provide the best possible learning and teaching, across the primary curriculum
  • Proven ability to challenge, inspire and motivate colleagues through change. 
  • Can demonstrate good leadership, management, organisation and communication skills
  • Team Player 

  We can offer you 

  • Excellent professional development and support
  • A well-resourced specialist provision
  • Care First
  • Child Care Vouchers 

Visits to Hoo St Werburgh Primary School are highly recommended. Please email contact Natalie Oldman on 01634 338040 or email watkk001@rivermeadinclusivetrust.org for an application form or if you would like to have an informal discussion with either the Director of School Improvement or the CEO. 

Closing date: midday 17th May 2018  

Interviews: Wk beginning: Monday 21st May 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. 

All postholders are subject to enhanced DBS checks

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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