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Deputy Headteacher - Quality of Education

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Required for April 2022 (or as soon as possible thereafter)

(ISR L22 – L26)


NOR 1,650

We seek to appoint an ambitious, dynamic, and highly effective Deputy Headteacher to join our successful, popular, 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. This context provides a rich and exciting environment in which to further develop your career.

Our 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 your own professional development

If you are interested in applying for this role please refer to the application pack and complete and return an application form by the closing date:

Closing date: Monday, 31st January 2022 (12.00 noon)

Interview dates: 8th and 9th February 2022

Visits to the school are being held by appointment only

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).