Deputy Headteacher September 2017
Vacancy Information Pack
School Vision and Values
Bedgrove Infant School is seeking a new Deputy Head!
Our current Deputy is moving into the Headship role from September 2017. We are looking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Deputy Headteacher to work in partnership with our new Headteacher to provide strategic leadership ensuring excellent outcomes and achievement for all our pupils.
Our new Deputy Headteacher will lead on Inclusion throughout the school. We need a creative practitioner who can make a real difference to the children in our Outstanding school (OFSTED June 2013);
Required from: September 2017 Post: Permanent Range: L10 – L15
Bedgrove Infant School is a four form entry school with Nursery provision for up to 120 children. We believe in learning through play and using the outdoor environment to support our education. Our children are happy and make each day exciting and rewarding. If you are up for a challenge and want to enjoy being in school each day, then come and join our team.
Main Purpose of the Post:
• To work in conjunction with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to effectively lead and manage the school and carry out the duties of the Headteacher in her absence
• To lead on Inclusion
• To lead on developing and evaluating the provision for our Pupil Premium children to ensure they make the best possible progress
• Take a lead in pupil behaviour management
• Support SEN provision across the school
* Liaise with external professionals
• Share the lead for Safeguarding
• Support pupils’ transition from EYFS to KS1 and KS1 to the Junior School.
There will be a 0.4 teaching commitment with this position.
The successful candidate will be:
• Committed to inclusion and the rights of all children
• An outstanding and innovative practitioner with a professional attitude and clear vision for raising standards, especially for vulnerable groups within our school
• Motivated, creative and able to work as part of a team
• Committed to working in partnership with parents and the community, with excellent interpersonal skills
• Able to understand and support the logistics of running a large school in a safe and calm manner
• Experienced in implementing improvements at a whole school level
• Able to mentor new and junior members of teaching staff.
Experience in the role of Designated Safeguarding Lead is desirable, but full training will be provided to candidates if necessary.
Visits to the school are highly encouraged to see for yourself what we have to offer. School opens after the Easter holidays on Tuesday 18th April.
Closing date: 12 noon Tuesday 2nd May 2017 Interviews: Thursday 11th May 2017