Deputy Headteacher


The Castle School Education Trust
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£54,816 - £60,488 per annum

Job Highlights
  • Due to internal promotion, Lyde Green Primary School is delighted to have the opportunity for an inspirational Deputy Headteacher to join us on a permanent basis from September 2024.
  • You must have professional curiosity - research and evidence based reasoning will drive your ability to assess and initiate.
  • We can offer you a brand-new school with modern resources in which you can make your mark.
Job Requirements/Description

Salary: L7 (£54,816) - L11 (£60,488) per annum.

Due to internal promotion, Lyde Green Primary School is delighted to have the opportunity for an inspirational Deputy Headteacher to join us on a permanent basis from September 2024.

As a Disability Confident Employer, CSET is committed to equal opportunities and encourages applicants from all backgrounds and communities, as we recognise the importance and benefit this has for our children.

You may already be an Assistant Headteacher or a Deputy Headteacher in a smaller school looking to develop professionally by sharing your experience and talent in a bigger school, which can also offer further career progression and opportunities.

Based at Lyde Green near Bristol our aim is to inspire and encourage a passion for lifelong learning in our children, sparking curiosity, promoting creativity and nurturing developing passions to ensure that our pupils grow and thrive on their journey through school. Our curriculum places huge importance on reading and a love of books. It also promotes the ‘big ideas’ of diversity, society and exploration.

Our dedicated team of staff model themselves as lifelong learners and put our children’s best interests at the heart of everything they do and they work hard to ensure pupils remain challenged, motivated and engaged with their learning throughout their time with us.

The school currently has 493 pupils comprising two EYFS classes, two Y1, three Y2 classes, three Y3, three Y4, two Y5 and two Y6 classes. Lyde Green Primary School also has a Specialist Access Centre for up to 16 pupils with a diagnosis of ASC (Autistic Spectrum Condition) and complex learning needs.

We value kindness, resilience and tolerance and expect our pupils and staff to demonstrate these values daily. We also believe in the importance of courage when trying new things, collaboration and teamwork to achieve things together and the importance of always being respectful to one another.

We can offer you:

  • A brand-new school with modern resources in which you can make your mark;
  • A commitment to CPD
  • A clear curriculum vision and focus on evidence-based practice
  • Commitment to inclusivity and fostering of diversity
  • Up to 30% discount with Microsoft & Dell
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Life Assurance - 3 x Death in Service

As Deputy Headteacher at Lyde Green Primary School, you will be an integral part of our leadership team, ensuring our pupils are at the heart of everything we do. You and the Headteacher will work together in developing a clear strategic vision for the school. The wellbeing of our staff and pupils is paramount at Lyde Green Primary so you will lead on all pastoral aspects of school life ensuring that everyone is supported to succeed. You will motivate and inspire, undertaking management and teaching responsibilities and deputise for the Headteacher when required.

You will be supported by the pastoral support team - the school’s Family Liaison Officer and SENDCo. You will be expected to act as a role model to all pupils upholding the school values, and at all times promoting the safety and welfare of young people.

You will be an experienced and passionate educator, with a proven track record of working collaboratively with a range of stakeholders.

You will need to value the impact of a holistic approach to behaviour management and ideally be Team Teach trained.

You will undertake management responsibilities and have the confidence and ability to model excellent teaching practice to other practitioners, as and when required. You may have been a SENDCo in the past or have specific experience in behaviour management and attendance issues. You may have experience in supporting looked after or post looked after children by liaising with Virtual School.

You will have a nurturing personality and be confident in supporting pupils and their families. You will be flexible, creative and have the ability to lead strategically. You will enable colleagues to achieve their full potential through excellent coaching and mentoring.

Key Role traits

  • Being a critical thinker - it’s important to be able to ask why
  • Have professional curiosity - research and evidence based reasoning will drive your ability to assess and initiate
  • Have common sense - sometimes the simple answer is the right one
  • Demonstrate resilience - you will have a great team around you but this role and the things we want to achieve will be a challenge

If you think this is the role for you, we would love to hear from you. In order to apply for this role please complete an application form by 9am on Wednesday 6th March 2024. Please let us know if you require any adjustments in making this type of application.

We would strongly recommend a tour of the school before completing your application and we would be delighted to arrange that. Please call the School Office directly to organise this.

The Castle School Education Trust
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£54,816 - £60,488 per annum

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