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Deputy Headteacher - Quality of Education (Ratton School)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/231210/29096
  • Published: Fri 18/11/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 07/12/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5
  • Salary: £69,022 - £76,122 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Eastbourne

Job introduction

Hours of work: 32.5 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Wednesday 7 December 2022 

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact: Ratton School, Park Avenue, Eastbourne, BN21 2XR
Phone: 01323 504011
Email: info@ratton.co.uk
Website: www.ratton.co.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

About the role

Following the promotion of the current post holder, we are now seeking to appoint a passionate educator to further strengthen the achievement, progress and experience of students at Ratton School. The person appointed to this role will join a supportive, collaborative and committed leadership team, who have a shared responsibility for all aspects of our school community.
Our senior leaders are expected to lead by example and maintain high standards across the school community, supporting our vision to be relentlessly ambitious about a curriculum that leads to excellent outcomes and experiences for our students. You will need to be organised, dynamic, collaborative and inclusive, with a relentless focus on achieving the best outcomes for our students and will use your initiative to inspire, motivate and encourage a climate of learning where expectations are high, clearly communicated and consistently reinforced.
This is a strategic role with lead responsibility for the quality of education across the whole school. The successful candidate will be driven by moral purpose and a passion for learning, able to demonstrate a track record of excellent leadership with impact and be able to demonstrate a strong knowledge of how to improve key components of Quality of Education. Our journey to ensure improved whole school progress and attainment outcomes for all learners is ongoing, which was evidenced during our OFSTED inspection in June 2022, which highlighted our commitment to continued and rapid improvement across the school.
We offer NPQH to all our senior leaders and would welcome applications from leaders who aspire to headship in due course. We are committed to developing all leaders and give them the expertise to enable them to take the next step.
We are looking for a leader who can inspire and influence a range of stakeholders and who:
• Has a proven background in raising aspirations and leading whole school initiatives.
• Is an outstanding classroom practitioner.
• Has a proven history of improving standards.
• Has experience of successfully leading, managing and developing teams (including middle leaders)
• Has recent evidence of planning and leading whole school improvements, which have a demonstrable impact on student attainment
• Has experience of whole school self-evaluation and improvement planning
• Has experience of strategically developing the curriculum and approaches to teaching and learning in order to support high levels of progress and attainment
To help you learn more about our school and this role please see the job description and person specification in this job pack. The person specification contains the criteria that the panel will use in the selection process, and they will be particularly interested in the unique qualities that you possess.
We offer an incentive package which includes:
• A comprehensive induction programme for new staff to the academy.
• On-going investment into your career development through appropriate CPD.
• Support and mentoring by a strong Senior Leadership Team and other experienced leaders.
• Access to the Bike 2 Work scheme allowing up to 42% discount on the cost of bikes and equipment.
• Full use of an employee assistance programme supporting wellbeing.
• Staffroom with complimentary tea and coffee.
• Subsidised membership of Benenden Healthcare (affordable alternative to private health insurance).
• On-site parking.
• Free Breakfast Club/After School Club place for staff children at Ocklynge Junior School.
• Enviable setting and extensive grounds.
We look forward to receiving your application and hearing why you believe you have the passion, commitment and talent to join the South Downs Learning Trust.
Please use the application form available at www.ratton.co.uk/vacancies Once completed it should be emailed to Lorraine Barrow, Trust Executive Assistant, at lbarrow@ratton.co.uk by the closing date.
If you require any additional information, have any questions, or would like an informal conversation with the Headteacher, please contact Lorraine and she will be happy to organise.

Additional information

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.

Company information

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/231210/29096
  • Published: Fri 18/11/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 07/12/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5
  • Salary: £69,022 - £76,122 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Eastbourne

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