Deputy Headteacher, Cross Hills (near Keighley and Skipton)

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South Craven SchoolCross Hills (near Keighley and Skipton)

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L21 – L24
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

 Deputy Headteacher

(Leadership Group L21 – L24)

(pay award pending)

Permanent, Full Time

The key focus of the post will be Curriculum Leadership

Required for January 2018.

The Governors wish to appoint an outstanding candidate to join this highly successful school. Rated as outstanding by Ofsted, the school is a National Support School and also a member of the Red Kite Teaching School Alliance.

South Craven School, supported by South Craven Academy Trust since May 2011, is an 11-18 mixed comprehensive school situated in a semi-rural location on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales with easy access to Leeds, Bradford and Greater Manchester. South Craven achieves strong results at both GCSE and A level and has an excellent vocational programme.

Learning is placed firmly at the heart of the South Craven School community. We recognise that education is the most important experience of a child's life and our main priority is to develop and stimulate an enthusiasm for, and a commitment to learning.

The successful candidate will:

Ø Have clear ideas about how to develop the school, and continue to make it ‘great’.

Ø Be an excellent teacher and ‘team player’.

Ø Have a genuine respect for young people.

Ø Have the ability to motivate and inspire staff and students.

Ø Be passionate about making inclusion work.

South Craven is a demanding, but exciting place to work. If you join us, we will offer you:

Ø A wholly supportive Senior Leadership Team, with a real opportunity to make your mark.

Ø An opportunity to experience and develop genuine comprehensive education.

Ø Further professional development, including preparation for headship.

(The school has a proven track record of Deputies progressing to Headship.)

If you wish to hear more about this exciting vacancy and how to apply please contact Kate Murphy at Hays on:

T: 0113 200 3710


For further information about the school visit our website

The closing date for applications to be returned is Monday 16 October 2017 (shortlisting at 5.00pm), interviews scheduled for Wednesday 18 October & Thursday 19 October 2017.

South Craven School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments made are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barred Services Disclosure.

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More about South Craven School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Holme Lane, Cross Hills, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD20 7RL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1535 632861
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