The Governors of John Port School are seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher from January 2018.
Although the most recent Ofsted report recognises the challenges facing the school, John Port is at an exciting point in its journey back towards being an Outstanding school. With a new Headteacher, newly forming Senior Leadership team and extensive support from the George Spencer Multi-Academy Trust, this school is set to make rapid and sustainable change over the coming months.
The role of the Deputy Headteacher is to support the Headteacher and Senior Team in the strategic and operational leadership and management of the Academy, promoting its ethos and culture and acting as an ambassador for the Academy. With other members of the senior and extended leadership team, the Deputy Headteacher will undertake a range of organisational and supervisory duties and to discharge routine leadership functions such as taking assemblies, dealing with student behavioural issues and line managing other staff.
With training if necessary, the Deputy Headteacher should be able assume responsibility and deal with day-to-day matters in the absence of the Headteacher. In addition, senior leaders are expected to make a contribution the Spencer Academies Trust, and support, where necessary, any of our Trust Schools.
To apply, please visit our website where you can complete our application form: www.johnport.derbyshire.sch.uk
Closing date: 8.30am on Friday, 13th October 2017.
Interview date: Wednesday, 18th October 2017.
John Port School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks.