Deputy Headteacher, All-through school, Isle of Wight

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The Bay Church of England PrimaryIsle of Wight

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership 18-22 (£59857 - £66017)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

From September 2018 Sandown and The Bay CE Primary will open as the Isle of Wight’s first and only all-through school.

The all-through school will extend up to age 16 years and the quality and ethos of the Cornerstone Federation which already operates The Bay CE Primary School and Niton Primary School will be clear. Both schools have been rated as ‘good’ by OFSTED and most recently The Bay passed its SIAMs inspection with flying colours.

From September 2018, the all-through school in Sandown will provide education for children aged 4 to 16 years at The Bay CE Primary School and the former Sandown Bay Academy site at The Fairway, Sandown, Isle of Wight.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding Deputy Headteacher to join our senior team in our upper site.. This post will provide the right person with an exceptional opportunity to play a lead role in this transforming process at the upper school.

 We are looking for a Deputy Head Teacher that will be:

• Consistently excellent classroom practice resulting in high levels of pupil enjoyment and progress.

• Dedication to leading and promoting high quality teaching and learning.

• An ability to identify school priorities and strategically plan for improvements

• The ability to coach, mentor and support colleagues, embedding excellent practice

How to Apply

Interested candidates can download an application pack from either of our websites:

• Cornerstone Federation website:

• The Bay CE Primary website:

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the school informally and to meet the Executive Headteacher.

To organise a visit please contact Duncan Mills at the e-mail address below or call 01983 403284.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 29th March (noon) Interview date: Wednesday 18th April / Thursday 19th April 2018

Completed application forms should be e-mailed to or posted FAO: Mrs K Whiting, The Bay CE Primary School, Winchester Park Road, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 9BA.

All applications will be acknowledged upon receipt.

References will be requested prior to interview and an enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants.

Relocating to the Isle of Wight provides a quality of life that is hard to match. Much of the Island is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and at The Bay is situated close to its southern coastline. We are happy to consider help with your relocation.

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More about The Bay Church of England Primary
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Winchester Park Road, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 9BA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1983 403284