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Job Details

School Name Burraton Community Primary School

School Address Fairmead Road, Saltash, PL12 4LT

Category Deputy Headteacher

Job Type Full Time Permanent

Salary/Grade L10-L13

Application Deadline 30th April 2024

Job Start Date September 2024

Date Posted 03 Apr 2024


Deputy Headteacher

Salary: L10-L13

We are looking for a forward thinking Deputy Headteacher with a positive outlook and a ‘can-do’ attitude.  Our new Deputy Headteacher will lead on curriculum development and assessment across the school, working alongside our senior leadership team, SEND team, teachers and support staff to ensure our children get the very best opportunities.  They will work closely with the Headteacher monitoring, evaluating, challenging and supporting the quality of teaching and learning across all departments of the school.  There will be a reduced teaching commitment as part of this role.

We are seeking a Deputy Headteacher who:

  • Has a proven track record of successful school improvement at Senior Leadership level
  • Is able to be strategic, implement actions and drive improvement as part of a highly skilled and passionate senior leadership team
  • Can take responsibility for curriculum development, being creative, purposeful and able to pay attention to detail
  • Is able to create action plans for improvement based on all aspects of school improvement measures, including data analysis
  • Is an effective communicator, able to build and sustain relationships with all stakeholders
  • Has an enduring and unrelenting belief in the ability of all pupils to achieve
  • Has a well developed awareness of the importance of learning dispositions being deeply embedded in order to develop successful life-long learners
  • Is passionate about ensuring best possible support and outcomes for pupils with SEND
  • And who has an understanding of supporting children with highly complex needs, or a willingness to learn

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.  Part of our recruitment process will include an online search of freely available information of shortlisted candidates.  Please note that qualifications and the identify of shortlisted candidates will be thoroughly checked at interview and that for the appointed person, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate will be required prior to commencement of the post. Please bring two identification documents such as a passport, driving licence or birth certificate to the interview, as well as any relevant certification.

Visits to the school are encouraged; we are sure you will like what you see!

Please contact us on: 01752 843019 or email secretary@burraton.cornwall.sch.uk to arrange your visit.

Deadline:  30.04.24

Interview:  07.05.2024 and/or 08.05.2024




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