Role: Deputy Headteacher

Start date: 1st April 2024

Location: Littleton Green Community School, Huntington, Staffordshire, WS12 4UD

Contract type: Permanent Position; full time

Grade: L13 – L17 ( £63,430 – £69,970)

The Headteacher and Local Academy Council are looking for a passionate and creative Deputy Headteacher to work well within our established team.  This appointment will be part of a dynamic school and will help us continue our journey to provide exceptional educational provision for our pupils and families.

We can offer:

  • Opportunities across our MAT to enhance skills and experience.
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Exceptional CPD provision
  • A supportive working environment and team ethos
  • Friendly, enthusiastic children

You will be an experienced senior leader committed to the school’s vision and ethos, embracing the opportunity to work as part of a forward thinking, innovative team and who will relish the challenge of moving a school forward.

You will be able to lead staff confidently and be able to mentor, coach and develop staff at all levels. Build good relationships with families and the local community, developing a collaborative model of practice across the school.

We are seeking someone who is open minded, willing to use technology, flexible, have a growth mindset; enjoy thinking out of the box, being creative and innovative and having an eye for detail. Most importantly of all you will want to make a difference to the lives of the young people in our care.

Our key aim is to provide an inclusive education for local pupils at every ability level, believing that:

  • Every pupil should have access to a whole education underpinned by academic rigour.
  • Every pupil should be equipped for today, tomorrow and their future lives, acquiring cutting-edge skills and the ability to discover the world and beyond.
  • Every pupil should be safe, happy, ambitious for themselves and respectful of all.

We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice where all staff can thrive. We believe that supporting our staff both personally and professionally allows them to give their very best to our students. Our aim is to foster a working culture that recognises and reflects the importance of good mental health and wellbeing and provides effective support when colleagues need it.

Visits to the school are encouraged, please click on the link to book https://forms.office.com/e/2FmWYSaTvi. For further information about the school access our website: www.littletongreen.staffs.sch.uk.

Emailed electronic applications are encouraged and are available from the job advert – Deputy Headteacher – Littleton Green Community School job with Littleton Green Community School | 184323 (wmjobs.co.uk) or below. A completed application form outlining most recent CPD and letter of application, maximum of two sides A4, to be returned to Mrs Thorneycroft, office@littletongreen.staffs.sch.uk by the closing date.

“This academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment”.

These positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from schools or by visiting: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service.

Closing date for applications: Monday 29th January 2024
Interview date:  Monday 5th February 2024

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