3x Deputy Head Teachers, Newham

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Kingsford Community SchoolNewham

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L25 - L29
Contract term: Permanent

This vibrant 11-16 school with a roll of 1500 students has excellent facilities in all subject areas. Kingsford Community School is committed to high quality inclusive education for students of whom fifty per cent are multi-lingual.

The school has achieved a range of nationally accredited awards and was rated by Ofsted in 2017 as Good with Outstanding Leadership and Behaviour.

Kingsford Community School is seeking to employ 3 Deputy Head teachers starting September 2019 following a staffing restructure. We are looking to appoint dynamic and ambitious senior leaders who have the potential to become Head teachers. This is an exciting prospect for self-motivated individuals to develop key strategic areas of the school, lead large teams and enable excellent pupil outcome. The posts call for outstanding teachers from any subject who can prove that they have had a strong impact on the achievement of enabling students from a variety of backgrounds to make sustained progress. The school is open to applications from those who are current senior leaders and from highly qualified teachers who have significant middle leadership experience, ideally as a Head of Department.

The Roles

The initial roles of the new Deputy Head teachers will be determined by their current strengths, potential and interests. Foci for the roles include leadership of one or more of the following areas: Teaching Learning and Assessment, Pupil Inclusion Wellbeing and Safeguarding, Pupil Progress and Outcomes, Curriculum and Timetabling. The roles will require individuals who have excellent communication skills and are able to engage with a variety of audiences and personnel across year groups subjects and the community.

The People Sought

Personal ambition, a strong work ethic, effectiveness and a desire for furthering the life chances of young people are key attributes required from the new Deputy Head teachers who are to be appointed.  Previous leadership experience, as well as talent, intelligence and application are important.  The Deputy Head Teachers will be gifted teachers, with excellent interpersonal skills and the capacity for curriculum, pastoral and whole school strategic and operational leadership.

Key Responsibilities May Include

• Teaching Learning and Assessment

• Pupil Inclusion Well-being and Safeguarding

• Pupil Progress and Outcomes

• Curriculum and Timetabling

The final role will be negotiated based on the skill set of the applicant and agreement of the Head teacher.

Previous experience of a role in an educational setting is essential. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification in order to be shortlisted for the post and will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. 

Kingsford Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in accordance with DFE Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment regulations. The school expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

For any further enquiries regarding this vacancy, please visit our website http://www.kingsfordschool.org.uk/ or email the Recruitment Team on recruitment@kingsford.newham.sch.uk or telephone 020 7476 4700.

The closing date for receiving completed application forms is 9.00a.m.  Monday 20th  May 2019.

Interviews:  Wednesday 22nd May and  Thursday 23rd May 2019.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Kingsford Way, Beckton, London, E6 5JG, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 7476 4700
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Kingsford Community School, located in Beckton, Newham, is a co-educational secondary school. It is a non-denominational establishment for children aged between 11 and 16 years of age. At present, there are around 1,500 students being educated at the...