Vacancy: Deputy Head Teacher - Quality of Education (Permanent)

Job Title: 
Deputy Head Teacher - Quality of Education (Permanent)
(ISR L22 - L26)

Required for September 2019: (ISR L22 – L26)

NOR 1,650 

We seek to appoint an ambitious, dynamic, and highly effective Deputy Head Teacher to join our successful, oversubscribed, and equalities-driven school. We are determined to innovate in the classroom and provide world-class teaching for all of our students. If you are a highly effective leader, with an exceptional understanding of pedagogy, research and instruction, and a commitment to raising standards, then please apply to join our team.

Blatchington Mill is a ‘Good’ school, with ‘Outstanding’ behaviour and safety. We seek to stretch our most able students, and support our most vulnerable.  We innovate in the classroom, placing huge value on evidence informed practice and professional development. We work in partnership with schools locally and nationally and believe in collaboration and school-led improvement. We are one of 9 national MFL Hubs, and we jointly lead a Teaching School Alliance, Pavilion & Downs. This context provides a rich and exciting environment in which to further develop your career.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A track record of impact upon student outcomes
  • Creativity, enthusiasm, and resilience
  • An ability to develop and support all staff
  • High expectations of staff
  • High expectations of students
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Presence and gravitas
  • A commitment to their own professional development

If you wish to apply please refer to the Application pack and complete and return an application form by the closing date below. 

Visits to the school are being held on 27th and 28th March and 2019, by appointment only

Closing date: Wednesday, 3rd April 2019 (12.00 noon)
Interview dates: 24th and 25th April 2019

Blatchington Mill School is committed to safeguarding our students; we expect all staff and volunteers to support this commitment.  Criminal record checks will be carried out and a full, enhanced DBS clearance is required for all positions.

Applications are encouraged from black and ethnic minority candidates, as these groups are under-represented on the school's staff

(Race Relations Act sections 35-38 apply).

How to Apply

Unless otherwise stated, please return your completed application form by noon on the closing date to:

Amanda Brasington,
Head Teacher's PA,
Blatchington Mill School & Sixth Form College,
Nevill Avenue,

Tel: 01273 736244
Fax: 01273 739615
[email protected]