Deputy Head Teacher
Chadwell St Mary Primary School is looking for an inspirational and experienced leader with a proven track record, determined to be part of the drive to move the school from “good” to “outstanding”.
The Trust seeks applications from outstanding aspiring applicants who work with integrity, imagination and energy for this rewarding role. Applicants will:
Have the determination, enthusiasm and ability to lead, nurture and inspire the development of high quality teaching and learning and the ability to motivate pupils and staff in the primary phase
- Have the determination, enthusiasm and ability to lead, nurture and inspire the development of high quality teaching and learning and the ability to motivate pupils and staff in the primary phase
- Have commitment, reliability and integrity and be able to develop strong partnership working with the school’s community
- Have the highest expectations for the learning, achievement and behaviour of all children
- Demonstrate skills in strategic thinking, leading to effective planning and progress towards a clear, shared cross-phase vision
- Be creative and show imagination in response to changing circumstances and new ideas
- Have experience of pastoral care and leading the pastoral/inclusion team within a school
- Part time teaching commitment as required.
Why Chadwell St Mary Primary School?
Chadwell St Mary is a very happy, welcoming school with a positive ethos and a commitment to offering outstanding learning provision for all children on roll. We are ambitious for our pupils and know that the experiences they have at school will shape their futures. All of our staff, parents and pupils are actively involved in school improvement as important stakeholders.
We are an Ofsted ‘Good’ school (2019) with effectiveness of leadership and management being noted as a strength: “The Executive Headteacher and Head of School lead the school’s work with resolve and determination. They have established a culture of aspiration for pupils’ learning and behaviour. All members of staff who responded to Ofsted’s online survey say they are proud to work at the school.”
At South West Essex Community Education Trust, we are passionate about providing the best start in life for our pupils. We are united in the belief that every young person needs and deserves an education that will maximise their future life chances.
We place our pupils’ needs at the heart of everything we do and support our colleagues in delivering high-quality education. Our vision is to establish a national reputation for the quality of education we provide.
Our academies are united by the things that make us both similar and unique – the DNA that ties us all together. The SWECET DNA is made up of the following components: Developing our people, Nurturing our differences, and Aspiring for excellence.
We believe that our colleagues are our most precious resource to provide high-quality learning experiences for all our pupils. Our colleagues work hard to support teams in their own schools and across the Trust and in return, the SWECET Wellbeing Charter sets out our actions to support our colleagues.
If you have energy and passion in abundance and would relish the opportunity to be part of our team, we look forward to hearing from you. Visits from prospective candidates are warmly welcomed and encouraged. To arrange a visit, please email [email protected].
Please return your letter of application and completed form to HR Department, SWECET c/o William Edwards School, Stifford Clays Road, Grays, Essex, RM16 3NJ or email [email protected].
South West Essex Community Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers, online checks and an enhanced DBS check with the Disclosure & Barring Service