Deputy Headteacher, Witney, Oxfordshire

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Tower Hill SchoolWitney, Oxfordshire

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Start date: January 2018 is preferrable
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £45,213 - £49,937
Contract term: Permanent



Deputy Headteacher


Tower Hill School within The River Learning Trust,   OX28 6NB


L6 to L10 full time, permanent 

£45,213 - £49,937

Start date: January (preferred), April or September 2019


Do you have a passion for getting   the best out of every child? Would you   like to lead improvements in this rewarding environment?

Tower Hill School is an improving   school with a strong sense of purpose and community within our area of   Witney, and has excellent relationships with families and pupils. Our school motto is “Growing Together” and   our school values are very important to us. We pride ourselves on being unique (our school library is a converted   double decker bus, we run our Forest school in the Dell, our own little piece   of wilderness and we have school chicken!) Things like this help inspire staff at the school to be highly   motivated and keen to make a difference to the lives of our children

The Headteacher and governors are seeking to   appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Deputy Headteacher as a new   post. The job description for the post is currently generic as   we are keen to tailor the role to the expertise and experience of the   successful candidate. There will be a   teaching commitment for part of the week. We look forward to hearing about   what strengths you could bring to the role.


Our children say they would like a   teacher who:

· Is   confident

· Respects   them

· Listens   to their ideas

· Is   creative

· Is honest

· Encourages   and supports them

· Is caring

· Is   positive

· Who has a   sense of humour

Our children say they like the   school because:

· We are   active and sporty

· We have a   great playground

· We have   our own Forest School

· We have   great art lessons

· We are   cared for and looked after

· Our   lessons are fun


The school is part of the River   Learning Trust whose principles are a commitment to excellence, everyone   learning and respectful relationships. The trust offers excellent opportunities for career progression and   support. There is something special   about people who work at RLT:

· They care   passionately about what they do

· They   strive to deliver excellence

· They   enjoy coming to work and making a difference to the lives of children and   young people

Find out more about the River Learning Trust   at


How to apply /   closing date / where to find further details

Online applications through TES

Closing date: 15th   October 9am

Interview Date: 18th   October

For more   information contact the School Business Manager Kate Walsh at


Tower Hill   School and The River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and   promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. All staff are expected to share this   commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS   check. The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we   welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in   line with our schools’ community.

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More about Tower Hill School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 11 years
Address: Moor Avenue, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 6NB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1993 702599
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