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Deputy Head of Academy

Pennyman Primary AcademyMiddlesbrough

Deputy Head of Academy – Pennyman Primary Academy

Status: Permanent

Required: September 2021

Hours: Full time

Salary:  Deputy Head of Academy – Pennyman Primary Academy L7 – L11 £49,019 - £54,091

Reporting to: Head of Academy

Tees Valley Education is seeking to appoint an inspirational a Deputy Head of Academy for Pennyman to lead on Teaching, Learning and Assessment.  This opportunity has arisen from staff promotion and restructure and has been designed to further strengthen strategic and operational leadership capacity to the academy and to the Trust.  In this post you will work closely with other senior leaders to identify and continually develop strategy in key areas and with teachers to use this to maximise outcomes for children.

In conjunction with the Head of Academy and other Senior Leaders, the post holder will lead on aspects of teaching and learning, coaching and mentoring of staff, development of subject leaders and areas of improvement including assessment.  There will be no set classroom responsibility, but teaching, at times, will form part of the role. Consequently, the post holder will utilise their outstanding pedagogy and inspirational leadership to refine, develop and promulgate existing practices and programmes.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated and ambitious individual to develop as a senior leader and take the next steps towards Headship.

Pennyman is an excellent academy to work in, which has a track record of outstanding leadership.  Our children are a joy to work with and ‘are recognised as proud academy learners and citizens’. Furthermore ‘Pupils know implicitly how to behave and how to interact positively with each other and with staff. This is because of the high levels of respect that underpin the school’s very inclusive and supportive ethos.’ Ofsted. In addition, we are also committed to your professional development (CPD) and offer a wide range of opportunities for career progression.

Applications are invited from prospective candidates who are able to demonstrate that they are able to meet the essential criteria set out in the person specification.  Academy preference should be indicated on the application form with a clear rationale.

Visits to the academy is strongly encouraged and can be arranged by appointment with the academy office on the following dates: 

Pennyman: Wednesday 5th May pm, Friday 7th May am, Wednesday 12th May, Thursday 13th May am.

Tees Valley Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date: 17th May 2021 at 5pm

Shortlisting: 18th May 2021

Interviews: 25th May 2021


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