Deputy Head Curriculum, Derby

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Murray Park Community SchoolDerby

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary Range: Leadership Payscale Point 17-21 - £59,265-£65,384
Contract term: Permanent

Deputy Headteacher Curriculum

Full time

Start Date: September 2019

Salary Range: Leadership Payscale Point 17-21 - £59,265-£65,384

Murray Park School is a thriving, forward-thinking 11-16 comprehensive school based on the outskirts of Derby city. 

We are seeking to appoint an innovative and dynamic leader with extensive knowledge of the current educational agenda, and someone who has a proven track record of school improvement.  You will lead on Curriculum and support the Headteacher to lead the whole-school team towards ‘outstanding’ by building on our current strengths.  Our ideal candidate will:

• Be an outstanding classroom practitioner

• Have a proven track record of improving academic standards

• Be able to think strategically

• Be insistent on educational excellence

• Be able to inspire, challenge and empower staff

• Have the ability to foster our culture of high standards in Teaching and Learning, curriculum and emotional intelligence

We seek a Deputy Headteacher who is passionate about combining academic rigour with opportunities for all pupils. You will play an instrumental role in raising our academic standards via the management and implementation of our curriculum. 

Murray Park School has a new senior leadership team who have a passion for creating an inclusive learning environment, which enables all students to exceed expectations. All staff and students are highly valued.  Through our personalised CPD programme we offer first class commitment to developing individuals to reach their full potential.  Emphasis on staff wellbeing is an integral part of our culture and we provide an outstanding working environment.

You are very welcome, and encouraged, to visit the school by prior arrangement.  Please email the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Pearch, on to arrange a visit.

How to Apply:  An application pack can be downloaded from the school website at or apply via TES Online. 

Closing Date: Monday 18th  March 2019 at 9am

Interview Date: Thursday 28th March 2019

Murray Road, Mickleover, Derby DE3 9LL  Tel: 01332 515921 Email:

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and appointment to this post is subject to a criminal record and background check.

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More about Murray Park Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Murray Road, Mickleover, Derby, Derbyshire, DE3 9LL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1332 515921
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Murray Park Community School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational, 11-16 foundation school. The secondary school is located on the western edge of the city of Derby and has around  920 students on roll, with a standard admission of 220 ...