Deputy Headteacher, Rotherham

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Kelford SchoolRotherham
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L11 – L16
Contract term: Permanent

Kelford School is a forward looking, welcoming and passionately child-centred school which provides an enabling environment for children and young people with a range of special educational needs. We are inviting applications for a Deputy Headteacher from September 2018 and are seeking to appoint an experienced and passionate individual to join the Senior Leadership Team.

Kelford School is part of Nexus Multi Academy Trust; currently comprising of 4 schools for children and young people aged between 2-19 with a range of learning difficulties and complex needs who work collaboratively to ‘learn together, to be the best we can be’. The Trust is at an exciting phase as it continues its development and growth.

This post will be responsible for the quality of provision within the Primary Phase of our school and due to the Leadership and Management responsibilities will have a minimal teaching commitment.


We are looking for someone who has:

  • experience of teaching children and young people with complex needs within the Primary Phase
  • experience of curriculum development and implementation through personalised learning approaches
  • experience of developing and implementing assessment systems including formative and summative systems
  • led school improvement initiatives and has effective leadership and management experience in a school setting
  • experience of managing, leading and developing diverse teams
  • a willingness to jointly undertake a Designated Safeguarding Lead role

In return, we can offer you:

  • the autonomy and support to develop provision
  • a commitment to your Continuous Professional Development
  • a dedicated staff workforce and amazing children, young people and families
  • a forward thinking, innovative and supportive team who are at an exciting phase of their development
  • a real commitment to work life balance

Please see our website www.kelfordschool.com for an application pack and if you would like any further information about the post or about our school please contact Jacky Tattershall, Headteacher.

Completed applications should be returned to the school by 7th May 2018 at 12 noon and the interviews are scheduled to take place on 22nd May 2018.

We warmly welcome visits to the school and have arranged the following dates for any candidate who is interested in visiting:

Monday 23rd April @ 1.30 p.m.
Wed 25th April @ 9.30 a.m.
Wed 2nd May @ 10.30 a.m.
Fri 4th May @ 9.30 a.m.

This post involves working with vulnerable children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.disclosure.gov.uk

Closing date: 7th May 2018 at 12 noon

Interview Date: Tuesday 22nd May 2018



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