Deputy Head Teacher

Full Time
Brierley Forest Primary and Nursery School, Wetbourne View, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 2HT
L8 – L12 £ 47,501 - £ 52,414

Head Teacher: Sarah Griffith

Start : January 2020

Roll: 460

We need an energetic, positive and resilient Deputy Head Teacher to join our team as we transform the learning experience of the children attending our school. Here at Brierley Forest Primary & Nursery School the transformation is already underway; we have a fully refurbished and redesigned EYFS unit alongside our new purpose built school and our curriculum is underpinned by a commitment to securing excellent learning behaviours. Learning is further enriched by a range of challenging and exciting activities such as climbing and paddle power but there is more to do.

If you are a confident and skilled practitioner who can quickly build effective relationships with children, including those who sometimes display challenging behaviour and you have an interest in developing your leadership skills, then this could be the ideal post for you to develop your skills and progress your career.

We are looking for someone inspirational who will work with our staff to further improve the provision we have in school through coaching and mentoring, and taking a lead on assessment.

Please include a supporting statement of no more than 1000 words with your application. The statement will demonstrate your track record for supporting children to achieve high academic standards and will evidence your creative and effective approaches to teaching and ideas for improving outcomes.

Visits to the school are very welcome and will give you the opportunity to find out about our school and how you could contribute to our future development.

Please email completed application forms to :

Dates for visits are;

10.9.19 @ 2.00 pm

16.9.19 @ 9.30 am

19.9.19 @ 2.00 pm

Please ring the school to confirm your attendance.

Closing date for applications Friday 20th September 2019 @ 12 noon.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 3rd October 2019.

• We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

• All posts in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All posts in schools, unless stated otherwise, are suitable for a job share arrangement.

• The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation for posts within County and Controlled Schools and in Colleges.
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