Deputy Headteacher

Closing date: Monday 26th April 2021 09:00

This is a unique opportunity to join a highly individual school which believes that every child deserves the greatest future we can give them.

We are looking to appoint a full time, non-class based Deputy Headteacher to join the leadership team at our expanding 3 FE school.  Particular responsibilities include;  

  • Lead teaching and learning
  • Support curriculum development
  • Behaviour and Safeguarding  
  • Progress of pupils – Leading on Assessment
  • Liaising with outside agencies
  • Health and safety

They will be an outstanding practitioner who has a successful record of improving teaching; leading school improvement and can embody the vision and ethos of our school to learners, staff and parents.  They will be reflective risk takers who like to stay in touch with current educational thinking and research and are ready to be a part of a school on an exciting journey.

At Cubitt Town we engage pupils to become skilled and self-motivated, lifelong learners, through an enjoyable, memorable curriculum.  We are forward thinking and innovative in our practice which includes providing children with access to fully integrated mobile technology. Our learning environments are designed to enable children to become independent and resilient learners equipped for life beyond school in the 21st century. We have seen the excellent things that happen when we let the children lead their learning and are dedicated to continue promoting this approach. We truly believe that children need to be confident and effective communicators to become empowered young citizens and work hard to embed Oracy in all we do. We have a committed staff and leadership team who are dedicated to raising standards year on year and taking the school forward. 

We are currently in the process of amalgamating the Infants and Junior schools to become a primary school in March 2022. We believe that being part of this process will be a wonderful opportunity for all in the leadership team as we navigate the building of a new team who will work together to give our children the future they deserve. As a school we passionately believe in investing in our staff and staff working across both school will have access to first rate CPD and further opportunities for career progression. 

Cubitt Town is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory employment references. If you are shortlisted for interview, please allow the whole day for the interview process.

To apply: Please fill in the application form attached. For the personal statement use the person specification explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this role. Please note CVs will not be accepted.

If you would like to visit Cubitt Town prior to applying, please contact Dawn Coote (020 7987 4362) to make arrangements.