Deputy Headteacher, Cheshire West and Chester

Closing date:

The Whitby High SchoolCheshire West and Chester

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020 (or earlier if possible)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £67,183 - £74,103Leadership 21-25
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Starting September 2020 (or earlier if possible)

Salary Range L21 – L25 £67,183 - £74,103

NOR 1600

Are you seeking an opportunity to play an important role in further developing the culture and climate of a dynamic oversubscribed school.  If so, The Whitby High School is looking for an inspiring new Deputy Headteacher resulting from the appointment of the current post holder to Headship.

The appointment to the Deputy Headteacher role at The Whitby High School is an opportunity to join a successful leadership team, talented, committed staff, enthusiastic, friendly students and a community of supportive families and external partners within and beyond Ellesmere Port.

The Whitby High School has been at the heart of our community for over 60 years and this appointment will give the successful candidate an inspirational role in supporting approaches to teaching, learning, behaviour and inclusion across this busy school.  Applicants should be excellent teachers with extensive experience of student and staff leadership with a desire to ensure inclusion supports every child.

Key responsibilities will include the strategic leadership of:

- Innovation in school culture and climate.

- The school pastoral structure.

- Our attendance strategy.

- Internal intervention and inclusion.

- Safeguarding Lead.

- Student exclusion process including evidence to support the Headteacher
   in the decision making prior to any exclusion.

The Whitby High School is committed to the safeguarding of all our students and staff.  The successful candidate will be bound by the school’s safeguarding children processes, undertake safeguarding training as necessary and all appointments are subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Baring checks from the DBS.  All candidates will be expected to provide sources for two professional references.

Closing Date: Noon, Friday 7th February 2020.

Full details about the school and the above post are available on the school website.

Our school community places the highest priority on keeping our children safe.  Applicants for all posts will be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes.

The Whitby High School is an equal opportunities employer.

More about The Whitby High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Sycamore Drive, Whitby, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH66 2NU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 151 355 8445
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