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Deputy Headteacher

  • Organisation
  • Rocks Park Primary School
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Uckfield
  • Salary
  • £52,329 - £57,765 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 30/04/2024
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 32.5
  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/329897/40053
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/329897/40053
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Uckfield
  • Salary
  • £52,329 - £57,765 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 30/04/2024
  • Organisation
  • Rocks Park Primary School
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 32.5
  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership

Hours of work: Full-time teachers hours
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Tuesday 30 April 2024

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Rocks Park Primary School
Lashbrooks Road, Uckfield
TN22 2AY
Phone: 01825 762827
Email: office@rockspark.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: www.rockspark.e-sussex.sch.uk
 
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 

The governors of Rocks Park Primary School are seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher to join our Senior Leadership Team.  This is an excellent opportunity to join an enthusiastic, experienced and passionate team.  

We are looking for someone who is inspirational, dedicated and energetic with the ability to inspire colleagues and children to achieve their very best.  We are a one form entry primary school, situated in extensive, beautiful, leafy grounds in Uckfield.  We were judged 'Good' by Ofsted in September 2023 with end of Key Stage results above national average in all subjects.  

We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who is: 

  • An outstanding teacher, able to model and inspire excellence throughout the school community and work collaboratively with the headteacher, senior leadership team, staff and governing body.
  • A clear, strategic leader who supports and promotes our supportive, yet structured, working environment.
  • Evidence of sustaining and improving academic standards and achievement.
  • An innovative and strategic thinker with the commitment, drive and ability to add value to our leadership team.
  • An excellent communicator with outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • An individual who is able to work collaboratively with all stakeholders
  • A dedicated and committed individual who has high expectations of themselves, the staff and the pupils.

We can offer:

  • Delightful pupils in a local community
  • A supportive working environment
  • A caring and inclusive ethos
  • Calm and purposeful learning environments
  • An opportunity to thrive professionally as we are committed to professional development
  • Participation in networks as part of the Uckfield Town Schools' Alliance and other partnerships
  • A supportive team of staff and Governors
  • An opportunity to be innovative and inspirational in your role
  • A forward-thinking school, and one which is outward facing, making relevant links to benefit our pupils and staff professional development

Closing date is Tuesday 30th April with interviews on Wednesday 8th May
Visits to the school are highly recommended.  Please contact the school office on office@rockspark.e-sussex.sch.uk to arrange an appointment. 

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Additional Information

 

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

 
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.