Deputy Headteacher - Raising Aspirations, Wakefield

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Kettlethorpe High SchoolWakefield

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Start date: January 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L18-22 £59,857 - £66,017
Contract term: Permanent

We deliver learning for life.

You will add life to our learning.

As a truly comprehensive school with nearly 1,600 pupils, Kettlethorpe High School offers a holistic learning experience in a safe, secure and happy environment. We are passionate about giving young people the skills to succeed in a changing world, and whilst our results are  above average, we are conscious that there is much more to education than exams.

In this newly created position, you will be our third Deputy Headteacher with responsibility for improving pupil progress and transforming outcomes. We want you to give our pupils a passion for life as you enhance their opportunities to participate in sport, to embrace arts and culture, and to strengthen society through charity work and fundraising. We are already a school of choice across Wakefield and you will help us take our achievements and reputation to the next level.

Your impact will not just be felt on pupils’ futures. We are looking to you to transform our team, as you build on our strong reputation for professional development and innovation in teaching. From leading subject reviews to progress checking data and working with key groups of pupils, you will make sure that the school, its staff and its pupils really get ahead.

In short, we need someone as unique as we are; somebody who can build on success and give us the impetus to grow to 1,800 pupils whilst proudly retaining our vision and ethos as a high performing high school. If your skills, experience and vision measure up, it is time we talked.

If you can bring learning to life, visit or download and application pack below.

Closing date: Monday, 1st October 2018.

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More about Kettlethorpe High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Kettlethorpe Hall Drive, Standbridge Lane, Sandal, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 7EL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 303510
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Kettlethorpe High School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school in West Yorkshire serving students from the age of 11-16. The secondary school is situated in Sandal, Wakefield and has approximately 1,560 students on record. &n...