Deputy Headteacher 

Start Monday 4 January 2020. Wantage, Oxfordshire.
Salary:  Leadership range 10–15. Full time; permanent.
Closing date:  9am, Monday 21 September 2020.
Interviews: Tuesday 6 October 2020.

We are looking to appoint an inspirational Deputy Headteacher who will play a vital role within Fitzwaryn School. An opportunity has arisen for an aspiring leader to work within The Propeller Academy Trust which includes Fitzwaryn School in Wantage and Kingfisher School in Abingdon. Based at Fitzwaryn School, working closely with the Headteacher and members of the Senior Leadership Team, you will have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the development of outstanding SEN provision across the Trust for children and young adults aged 3–19 years old with complex learning needs.

We have high expectations for our pupils with a ‘can do’ attitude using a range of specialist approaches suited to individual needs. We work in close partnership with parents and multi-agency teams, and have a team of committed and enthusiastic staff who all bring a range of expertise to ensure that our pupils get the very best education they deserve.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have exceptional interpersonal skills 
  • Have the ability to lead, manage and inspire others
  • Be an energetic, hardworking and motivated professional who is ambitious and shares our drive to achieve outstanding provision for children and young people
  • Be committed to meeting the individual learning needs of our diverse group of pupils
  • Be passionate about working in partnership with parents and other stakeholders
  • Be highly skilled at identifying school improvement priorities and strategically planning for its development
  • Be an outstanding classroom practitioner who can lead by example and support the further development of our already highly skilled teaching team 
  • Be self-motivated, dynamic and have the ability to both challenge and support colleagues 
  • Drive curriculum mapping and exciting educational experience and learning for all learners

We offer:

  • A welcoming, inspiring and highly skilled Senior Leadership Team
  • A dedicated, talented and hardworking staff
  • A supportive, knowledgeable and committed local group of governors
  • An outstanding body of parents and carers 
  • Access to a wide network of outstanding professionals across the Trust
  • And most importantly; an incredibly warm, hospitable and fun loving group of children and young people who are inspirational and a delight to work with 

Tours of the school with the Headteacher are available at 11am on: 11th July, 10th and 11th September.
Should you wish to book an alternative time, please contact the school office to make an appointment. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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