Deputy Head Teacher, Berkshire

Closing date:

Kennet SchoolBerkshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Leading the Kennet School Academies Trust KENNET SCHOOL

An Outstanding Academy


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Are you an inspirational leader who is looking to join an outstanding school with visions to be a learning leader in the country? Under new headship, Kennet School has set some high expectations and we are looking for a Deputy Headteacher to join our senior leadership team in September to further shape the vision and direction of the academy.

Kennet is the leading school of the academy trust and is thriving at the heart of the community. As an outstanding academy we strive to be a forward-thinking, aspirational and exciting place to be as a pupil and member of staff. Our school is underpinned by our core values that we strive to provide every pupil with exceptional life chances. We believe education is more than just results. Whilst we do not compromise on high expectations, we value the development of our young people into responsible, aspirational, independent citizens able to thrive in any situation. Our curriculum is flexible and we offer a large range of qualifications from Year 7 to Year 13. With a thriving Sixth Form, we enable young people to achieve exceptional things. 

At Kennet School we pride ourselves in de-restrictive policies which build rather than drain capacity and allow professional autonomy. We share and celebrate each other’s strengths within a vibrant learning community. 

As a pivotal member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will have a large responsibility with the opportunity to harness the power and commitment of our exceptional staffing team. No specific responsibility has been allocated but this will be agreed to suit the successful applicant’s skill set. We seek a Deputy Headteacher to join our Senior Leadership Team to shape the vision and direction of Kennet School who is dedicated and ambitious and who aspires to headship. 

Applicants must have a strong academic track record, demonstrate the potential to be an exceptional leader and has the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all key stakeholders. 

Mrs Piper, the Headteacher, warmly invites you to visit the school and looks forward to meeting you in person. 

Kennet School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, including being subject to a full DBS check.

To apply, please complete and submit the school application form. Further information is available on the school website at or by telephoning the school on 01635 862121.

Kennet School, Stoney Lane, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 4LL

Closing date: noon,  16 March 2018

Potential interview date: Wednesday, 21 March 2018

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More about Kennet School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stoney Lane, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 4LL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1635 862 121
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