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Deputy Head Teacher
  • Employer: Calverton Primary School
  • Reference: Pri/21/145093
  • Published: Tue 09/03/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 19/04/2021, 16:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Salary: £50,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Calverton Primary School, Newham

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Deputy Head Teacher

Job Title: Deputy Headteacher – Standards and Achievement

Pay Scale: Leadership Group 12-16

Responsible to: Headteacher

Supervisory Responsibilities: Subject leaders

Purpose of Post and Context: To assist the Headteacher in managing and leading the strategic development of the curriculum within the school

Calverton school is a thriving hidden gem in the heart of Canning Town, East London.

The school seeks an outstanding practitioner who can help the school maintain its high standards of education, care and innovation. We are a forest school that prides itself on our creative curriculum which is delivered in a nurturing way, with a strong emphasis on active learning, play and exploration, and creating and thinking critically.

We have an inclusive approach that works hard to include all children within the mainstream system; our Resource Provision is a vital part of our community and all children grow and learn from one another.

We have a very diverse community and we support families in a wide range of challenging situations.

The successful candidate will be working in a challenging environment where the team strive to provide the best education for all.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring our curriculum and assessment has a holistic approach, they will need the essential skills to lead an established team of subject leaders who are eager to achieve outstanding standards.

You will be responsible for arranging pupil progress meetings that are strength based and to develop a review support strategies for individual pupils/ groups based on individual needs.

You will be responsible for analysing and interpreting relevant school data within the context of local and national data.

You will support the senior leadership team to create a dynamic and innovative development plan.

 Key Requirements of the Role

1. Qualified Primary education specialist with a minimum of 5 years post qualification teaching experience, and a minimum of 2 years’ leadership experience.

2. Senior Leadership experience.

3. Experience of motivating and supporting Teaching Assistants and Teachers.

4. Evidence of ongoing professional development in education.

5. Evidence of ability to build relationships with all parents and children.

6. Knowledge and experience of Safeguarding & Child Protection Procedures.

7. A creative and dynamic approach to teaching and learning.

8. An honest, understanding and compassionate attitude towards students.

9. Strong behaviour management skills.

10.Eligible to work in the UK.

11. Experience of managing a budget.


Successful candidates will benefit from:

• supportive SL and ML teams

• High quality CPD training

If this role sounds interesting to you and you feel you have all the above qualities, then please request a visit (virtual or in person)

Good luck with your application, we look forward to hearing from you!

Closing date: 19th April 2021, 4pm

Shortlisting: 20th - 21st April 2021 

Interviews & tasks: w.b 26th April 2021