Deputy Head teacher

Oxton St Saviour’s CE Aided Primary School                                                                                                                       START DATE:  September 2018

Leadership Group – Salary range L7 – L11 (£45,743 - £50,476)

No. on Roll 248

Oxton St Saviour’s nationally recognised success is built on commitment to academic excellence and to the well-being and development of every child in our care.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an inspirational, highly motivated and ambitious person to join our school.  We are looking for a dynamic leader, who, in partnership with the newly appointed Head Teacher, senior leaders and governing body will play a significant role in the continued success and ongoing development of our school.  Th successful candidate will be an excellent teacher with relevant teaching and leadership experience.  The post offers the prospect of working within a friendly and exceptional learning environment with enthusiastic children and dedicated staff. The Governors will support the successful candidate by offering appropriate leadership and management time.

We are seeking a candidate who is ambitious to build on the success of our happy, spiritual school.

‘Outstanding relationships amongst all members of the school community are based on trust, respect and Christian love.’  (SIAMS 2014)

Our Deputy headteacher will have:

·         A clear vision for the future and an ability to implement this vision in partnership the Head Teacher, governors, staff, parents and the community.

·         The ability to promote, enhance and actively support our Christian ethos.

·         High expectations of achievements for all and be capable of securing and maintaining high standards of pupil attainment, achievement and behaviour, using assessment and monitoring to further promote our standards.

·         Outstanding teaching and communications skills which will enhance the quality of education and management within the school.

·         An excellent record of classroom practice within the primary phase.

·         Well-developed organisational, leadership and interpersonal skills

Oxton St Saviour’s C.E. Primary School can offer:

·         talented, confident, respectful and engaged children.

·         Christian values which shine through our daily life.

·         a dedicated team of staff who ensure every child is valued and developed.

·         a supportive and involved Board of Governors which is committed to raising aspirations  and encouraging professional development.

·         pro-active and supportive parents.

We are proud of our school family and the achievements of our children.

If you believe that you have the skills and expertise to make a successful contribution to our school, we would love to hear from you.  Visits to our school would be welcomed between  7th – 15th February.  Please telephone the school office to make an appointment.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of an enhanced disclosure from the DBS.

All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or disability.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Closing date for applications:  Friday 2nd March 2018 - 12 noon.                                                

Longlisting: 13th March 2018   Interviews:  Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th April 2018

Please refer to the school website for all supporting documentation.  

Applications to be returned to the Chair of Governors, Oxton St Saviour’s CE Aided Primary School, Holm Lane, Prenton, Wirral, CH43 2HT.  Telephone: 0151 652 4909