Deputy Headteacher - Full-time

New Romney
10 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Pay: Leadership Scale 3 – 7

Start Date: Sep 2018

We are looking for an exceptional Deputy Headteacher to join our leadership team at St Nicholas CE Primary Academy.

St Nicholas CE Primary Academy is part of Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury’s Academies Trust, which means we have a strong Christian ethos and links with St Nicholas Church in New Romney, which enriches both our collective worship and school values.

We are seeking a dedicated and ambitious individual who is ready to develop as a senior leader and take the next step towards headship. Along with other members of the leadership team, the Deputy Headteacher will be centrally involved in the leadership of the Academy and will be responsible for raising standards and helping establish a culture that is nurturing and rigorous.

Our ideal candidate will be an outstanding teacher and a strategic leader with a resilient character and a strong personal drive.

The ideal candidate will also:

  • Have a proven experience of positively impacting on pupil progress and raising attainment and developing excellence
  • Be fully committed to St Nicholas and the Aquila ethos
  • Have the drive to make a real difference to the lives of pupils
  • Have experience in data and assessment

For an informal, confidential discussion please contact the Headteacher.

Closing Date: Sunday 28th January 2018

Interview: Thursday 8th February 2018

Information about the school

St Nicholas CE Primary Academy, as part of Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust, is situated in the heart of New Romney, set in beautiful surroundings and is well resourced to meet the needs of its 14 classes and 330 children, in this well-maintained school.

We have a committed and enthusiastic staff who are determined to enable every child to reach their potential by providing them a stable, caring environment where children are happy to attend, and are stimulated and keen to learn while developing their individual potential. We cater for a wide range of ability encouraging all children to achieve at their highest level.

Our church school status means we have a strong Christian ethos and links to St Nicholas Church in New Romney which enriches both our collective worship and school values.

We are fortunate to have on site an outstanding private nursery, which provides a breakfast and after school club within the school and a Sure-start Children's Centre.

New Romney is an ancient Cinque Port situated in rural Kent, with excellent road links to Ashford (20 minutes), Canterbury (45 minutes) and Folkestone (30 minutes) or if you live in East Sussex only 45 minutes from Hastings!

We invite you to visit our school and discover for yourself the unique benefits of St Nicholas.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.