Deputy Head Primary, Portland

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Atlantic Academy PortlandPortland

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L6 - L11
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Deputy Head Primary

Salary Scale L7 – L11 (£45,743 - £50,476)

(negotiable for an exceptional candidate)

Looking to be part of an amazing journey? Needing an exciting new challenge?

Thank you for considering Atlantic Academy Portland for your next appointment. We are looking for an outstanding leader to make a difference in our exciting Academy. Atlantic Academy Portland is a new Reception to Year 11 Academy, and has already made great waves in transforming the education of the students of Portland, leading the way in the highest standards of education for the students of Weymouth and Portland. We are looking for somebody to join our amazing journey and be proud of the substantial impact they make to the outcomes and aspirations for our students. Atlantic Academy is part of an outstanding Multi Academy Trust and has a dynamic, flexible and hard-working team who enjoy being involved in the decision making process.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, talented senior leader who has successful primary school experience in a leadership role and is an outstanding teacher. Applicants will bring a proven track record of raising educational standards; be a strategic thinker, good communicator, effective time manager and work well under pressure. 

The role

Through outstanding teaching and leadership, ensure that all of our pupils succeed, despite potential barriers. 

Promote the values and conditions of the Aspirations Academy Trust.

Lead and manage key aspects of the academy such as assessment.

Support the Head of Primary in the strategic leadership of the academy.

Develop outstanding teaching and learning practice across both Key Stage one and two.

Full member of the whole Academy Senior Leadership Team

We will offer you:

Enthusiastic, hardworking and well behaved children.

A supportive Staff and Governing Body.

A progressive, forward thinking Academy Trust.

A commitment to your professional development. Opportunities for CPD and sharing good practice across three districts.

Visits to the Academy are welcomed, so come along and meet the Principal and see all the opportunities available to both staff and pupils. Please contact Atlantic Academy 01305 820262 or to arrange a visit.

How to Apply

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 21st May 2018. Early applications appreciated.

Interviews will be scheduled for 23rd/24th May 2018

If you would like to take your career to a very different level then please complete the application form via the TES.

For further information, please contact Melissa Heppell, Vice Principal - Head of Primary 

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Atlantic Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before taking up the post.

Job location

More about Atlantic Academy Portland
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: Maritime House, Southwell Business Park, Portland, Dorset, DT5 2NA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1305 820262

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