Primary Deputy Head Teacher, Coventry

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Seva SchoolCoventry

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L12 - L16 (£51,638-£57,076)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Primary Deputy Head Teacher 

Seva School is a faith based free school, with a Sikh ethos, in northern Coventry. The school is in the process of expanding to its full capacity of an all-through school catering for children from 4 years old to 16 years old. 

We are now seeking to appoint a Primary Deputy Head to join a small but very efficient and committed senior leadership team of Headteacher and Deputy Head Secondary.  In the Primary department recent middle leadership appointments have been made of a KS1 and KS2 leader.  We are currently a two form entry size but this too will be expanding year on year and we will be four forms of entry as we reach our full capacity. 

The school is currently subject to monitoring visits by HMI having been placed in Special Measures in the autumn term 2016. Our monitoring visits have been positive and we are moving forward confidently.  We are looking for a new senior leader to join us on our exciting journey. 

The Primary Deputy Head will be responsible to the Headteacher for all aspects of the work of Reception and Years 1 to 6 and more specifically: Be an active member of the senior leadership team which is taking the school through the monitoring phase to bring it out of Special Measures and move it towards a more positive and brighter future. Prepare evidence for the monitoring visits. Monitor and improve all aspects of teaching and learning to help raise achievement for all groups of pupils. Monitor and improve planning with close reference to clear curriculum expectations for all pupils. Improve the learning environment throughout Primary to make an exciting and stimulating learning experience a reality for all pupils. 

We offer:

• A two week October half term holiday

• A modern high quality learning environment (recently expanded and remodelled)

• Free staff lunches

• Exceptionally well behaved children and enthusiastic learners

• Opportunities for significant professional development in an expanding school

• A supportive team of friendly and passionate staff

• Support from a strong committed Senior Leadership Team and governing body 

Visits to the school are welcome and appointments should be made via the school office on 02477 987619.

Application packs are available to download from the school website and once completed should be sent to

Closing Date Monday 5th March 2018 (9.00am)

Interviews will take place during the week beginning Monday 12th March 2018.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all backgrounds.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the published closing date. Further information, including an application pack and forms should be requested directly from the school using the contact details below. If you require any further information please contact Mr Naresh Chandla (Head Teacher) Telephone: 0247 7987619 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and are an equal opportunities employer. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Seva School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 16 years
Denomination: Sikh
Address: Link House, Eden Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 2TB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2477 987619