Deputy Headteacher (Progress and Achievement: Student Experience), Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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Rossett SchoolHarrogate, North Yorkshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L21-L25 (£64,417-£71,052)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Deputy Headteacher (Progress and Achievement: Student Experience)

Rossett School is a successful 11-18 mixed secondary which converted to academy status in 2011.  The school was judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in 2010. We have not ‘rested on our laurels’ since then and we have regularly featured in local tables as a result of our value added outcomes for all of our students.

We wish to appoint an inspirational and experienced senior leader with presence and drive to the post of Deputy Headteacher to lead the development and improvement of student progress and achievement at the school. This post will give the applicant the opportunity to lead the areas of specialist provision within the school that exist to eradicate barriers to learning: we have EMS (Enhanced Mainstream School) Practitioners on site, a developing inclusion team and an enviable pastoral record. The staff and senior leadership team are committed to supporting students and their families in the pursuit of excellent academic outcomes. 

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a strong, dynamic and proven track record of strategic leadership with the ability to inspire and engage the whole school community. Applicants for this role should be passionate advocates for high quality teaching and learning first within a caring and supportive community. 

We believe it is important to provide an education for all, acknowledging that the society in which we live is enriched by diversity.  We strive to recognise and celebrate the diversity within our school community where everyone is equally valued with respect and fairness.

The school achieves excellent value added results with an above average P8 score for the last two years, putting us in the top 30% of schools in the country.

Rossett School is committed to high standards of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing date: 9am Monday 5 March 2018. 

For full details of this vacancy please visit our website at

If you feel you have the vision, drive and commitment to join our ‘Outstanding’ school we would like to hear from you.

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More about Rossett School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Green Lane, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 9JP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1423 564444
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