Deputy Headteacher, Chesterfield, Derbyshire - close to Junction 30 M1

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Heritage High SchoolChesterfield, Derbyshire - close to Junction 30 M1

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale L18 to L22
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


We are seeking an enthusiastic leader with drive, vision and commitment to improving the areas within the remit of the role which are whole school assessment and behaviour/inclusion and attendance.

Heritage High School is an 11-16 community school which has recently converted to Academy status and joined The Two Counties Trust.

The school currently has 750 students but these numbers are set to increase over the next few years as the school continues to improve.

The Two Counties Trust is a family of academies all with a shared ethos, common values and collective goals. The trust has a clear mission which is to transform the lives of children and young people to release their potential through excellent education and the opportunity to acquire new skills.

The academies within the trust work in partnership with each other to improve learning outcomes for all students.

Heritage High School shares this vision to improve the learning experience for students within our community to raise the aspirations of the students.

Candidates will need to demonstrate:

· Excellent interpersonal skills to lead, motivate and inspire staff and students to reach the highest levels of achievement

· Outstanding classroom teaching

· The ability to operate at a strategic level, especially through effective use of data

· A track record of successful outcomes

If you are motivated by contributing to a culture of constant improvement, and if you are seeking to improve outcomes for young people, then we would love to hear from you. We welcome all applicants who meet the criteria in the accompanying recruitment pack to apply for this exciting role via the application process.

We would encourage and welcome you to our school to see our excellent facilities, see our school in action and meet with our fantastic staff and students.

If you would like any further information or would like to make an appointment to visit the school please contact Angela Lindley, Business Manager by email or by phoning the school on 01246 810259.

The closing date for applications is Friday 16 March and the dates for interview are Tuesday 10 April 2018 and Wednesday 11 April 2018.

We are committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory DBS disclosure, receipt of references and successful completion of vetting procedures.

We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and candidates who meet the minimum job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.

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More about Heritage High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Boughton Lane, Clowne, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 4QG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1246 810 259
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