Quality First Teaching and Professional Development
Werneth School seeks a Deputy Headteacher following the promotion of our existing postholder to headship. Werneth School is a vibrant and popular school in Stockport. The school serves a diverse community and is entering an exciting phase of its development. The school entered a brand new school building on 2nd November 2016. The school has embarked on a number of significant developments over the last 12 months, with the appointment of a new headteacher in September 2015. Our new Deputy Headteacher will lead the professional development of all staff in school, and will play a significant role in improving standards by means of the monitoring and improvement of standards of teaching across the curriculum.
The successful candidate will:
- Be a charismatic leader with the ability to enthuse and develop the teaching body
- Be passionate and knowledgeable about the power of teaching to improve learning, with experience of leading aspects of teaching and learning at strategic level
- Have the ability and courage to drive improvements with individual teachers, and to create and drive a coherent school strategy
- Have excellent organisational, management, ICT and interpersonal skills
The headteacher shares a passion for developing teaching, has a strong vision and future direction for the school and is keen to develop a new member of the leadership team. However, the successful candidate will be given full autonomy to lead the school’s future direction in terms of teaching development.
Visits to the school are strongly encouraged, and can be arranged by emailing the headteacher’s PA Catherine.Humphreys@wernethschool.com.
Applicants should complete a letter of application of no longer than 2 sides of A4 paper, in which you detail your experiences to date and how these would prepare you for this position.
You should also complete the application form and return to the headteacher’s PA Catherine.Humphreys@wernethschool.com by Friday 9th December 2016. Interviews will be held in January 2017.