Deputy Head (Achievement), Huddersfield

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Huddersfield Grammar SchoolHuddersfield

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Deputy Head (Achievement) – Huddersfield Grammar School

An exceptional candidate is sought for the post of Deputy Head (Achievement) at one of the leading all-through independent schools in West Yorkshire.

The successful candidate in this new role will lead and manage the day-to-day curricular, assessment and reporting functions of Huddersfield Grammar School. S/he will provide professional leadership and guidance for excellent practice across each of these areas, and across all phases of the school, to enable the fulfilment of ambitious plans for school development. 

The post will suit a forward-thinking, dynamic and caring individual with a firm commitment to propelling all pupils to impressive rates of progress, whilst developing an innovative curriculum that embeds stretch and challenge, and develops character.

This role is a key post on the SMT and would suit an ambitious individual with aspirations towards headship.

The job description and application form for this post can be viewed on this page. Applications should be emailed to, or completed via the ‘Quick Apply’ button on the TES website. 

If you wish to arrange an informal discussion with the Headmaster regarding this post, please contact the recruitment team through the above email address.

Closing date for applications: Monday 5th February 2018

The job holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young person’s for whom s/he is responsible, or with whom s/he comes into contact will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the relevant Cognita Safeguarding - Child Protection Policy and Procedures at all times. If in the course of carrying out the duties of the role, the job holder identifies any instance that a child is suffering or likely to suffer significant harm either at school or at home, s/he must report any concerns to the School’s Child Protection Officer/Designated Safeguarding Lead or to the Head or indeed to the Regional CEO so that a referral can be made accordingly to the relevant third party services.

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More about Huddersfield Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: Royds Mount, Luck Lane, Marsh, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 4QX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1484 424549

Huddersfield Grammar School is one of the leading independent schools in West Yorkshire. It is set in beautiful woodland surroundings and a warm, kind and purposeful feel permeates the whole community. 

As a co-educational, all-through school, w...