Hours of work: Full-time teachers' hours
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 20 January 2021 at noon
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Chapel Green, Queen's Road, Crowborough. East Sussex, TN6 2LB
Phone: 01892 655291
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.
The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.
If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.
About the role
Deputy Headteacher with Responsibility for Inclusion
• Job Start Date: From April 2021
• Contract/Hours: Permanent, Full-time
• Salary Type: Leadership Scale
• Salary Details: L6-L10 [£47,735-£52,723]
• NOR: 218 - Group 2
Are you a dynamic, passionate and progressive leader? Ready to take the step to leadership? Do you have the skills and drive to lead Inclusion?
This is a golden opportunity to be part of the leadership team at a thriving Catholic primary school in Crowborough, East Sussex. In these extraordinary times, there has never been a better moment to take stock of your career.
At St Mary’s we have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and skilled individual to take on the role of Deputy Headteacher with responsibility for Inclusion. The successful candidate will be a practising Catholic and someone who can inspire our excellent team of staff to achieve the highest quality learning and teaching for our pupils, whilst maintaining a child-centred approach.
St Mary’s is situated in the welcoming, safe, and family friendly town of Crowborough, close to Tunbridge Wells, within easy reach of Eastbourne and Brighton and with good rail links to London. Located at the top of the High Weald, an area of outstanding natural beauty, and on the doorstep of the Ashdown Forest, our over-subscribed school offers a fantastic opportunity for either an aspiring or experienced middle/senior leader. Our supportive Governing Board offers clear strategic direction, and for someone stepping into their first deputy headship we have a full package of support available. If you have the right leadership qualities, we can help you grow into the role.
We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who:
is a practising Catholic, committed to the values of Catholic education is a passionate, experienced and ambitious educator, with the drive and vision to achieve the best for all our pupils
is a highly effective leader of learning, with experience of delivering a broad, rich and varied curriculum that meets the needs of every pupil has a genuine commitment to team working, distributed management and the development of all of our staff
can demonstrate good leadership, management, organisation and communication skills has a knowledge and understanding of the SEND code of practice
We can offer:
excellent professional development and support
an opportunity to build on the solid foundations of a happy, progressive and consistently ‘good’ school
a skilled, experienced and highly committed staff team
strong support from parents, Governors and the Catholic community
Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and warmly welcomed. Due to the Covid-19 restrictions currently in place, we are conducting live virtual tours of St Mary’s on Microsoft Teams. You will be given a guided tour of the school and will have the opportunity to talk to pupils and staff.
If you think this exciting opportunity is for you, then do not hesitate to call us to book a tour. For more details, an application pack or to arrange a visit please contact the school office on: 01892 655 291 or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 12 noon on Wednesday 20 January 2021
Shortlisting: w/c 25 January 2021
Interviews from: Friday 5 February 2021
St Mary’s school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
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Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.