Wade Deacon High School
Birchfield Road, Widnes, WA8 7TD
Telephone: 0151 423 2721
Principal: Mr S Corner
Marketing and Community Leader
Grade 6 SCP 26-28 – Term time plus 4 weeks – 29.6 hours pw
To start: ASAP Permanent. We seek to appoint a highly skilled, enthusiastic and inspiring colleague to join our successful school. The role is a newly created one, and we require someone who can both lead the effective marketing of the school’s corporate identity and build on our already strong links with the local community. The post holder will also be responsible for writing bids to secure grants for new and exciting initiatives involving both the school and the wider community. The post holder must have excellent literacy and ICT skills to enable them to lead on all communication internally and externally, including creating newsletters, news articles and website materials to inform and celebrate the school’s successes and achievements.
Our school is a supportive and rewarding place to work. We can offer the successful candidate an opportunity to work with highly trained and supportive staff, as well as a whole school commitment to professional development. A comprehensive programme of CPD supports colleagues at all career stages; through the Teaching School and the Multi-Academy Trust we provide excellent career opportunities for our staff. Colleagues seeking a varied, challenging and rewarding career can find this in the Wade Deacon family.
Wade Deacon High School is the lead school of a cross-phase, cross-regional Teaching School Alliance, and also the lead school in a growing Multi-Academy Trust: The Wade Deacon Trust. With a range of exciting opportunities for aspiring teachers, support staff and current educational leaders, we provide the very best support and training to ensure that our staff achieve their goals.
Wade Deacon High School is friendly, dynamic and innovative. Our last OFSTED described us as “an outstanding school" in every category. Our passion is to not only maintain this status but achieve our goal to be truly exceptional. We have developed outstanding International links with top schools in Japan, China and India. In 2014 we were shortlisted for both 'Employer of the Year' in the Investors in People Awards, and ‘Excellence in Learning and Development’ in the Personnel Today Awards. We are also accredited as Investors in People ‘Champions’, a prestigious recognition of our commitment to growth and excellence through supporting, recognising and encouraging our staff. In April 2018, we achieved Arts Mark Platinum status reflecting the excellence within our school and our commitment to providing the best opportunities for our students.
The successful applicant will have to meet the requirements of our Personnel Recruitment specification and be subject to an enhanced DBS (CRB) check and medical clearance.
Application form and further details are available via the school website
or on request by telephoning the school on 0151 423 2721.
Closing Date: Thursday 24 May 2018 at 9.00am. (Interviews will be Monday 4th June 2018)