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Deputy Headteacher


Job Description:

Role: Deputy Headteacher

Location: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

Start Date: September 2024

Step Teachers are working with a vibrant nursery committed to providing exceptional learning experiences for their students.

Deputy Headteacher Position Overview:

The nursery is seeking an experienced and dynamic educator to join their leadership team as Deputy Headteacher. The successful Deputy Headteacher will work closely with the Headteacher to drive the strategic vision of the nursery and ensure the delivery of high-quality education to all students. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and dedicated individual to make a significant impact within our school community.

Deputy Headteacher Key Responsibilities:

  • As the Deputy Headteacher you will assist the Headteacher in the overall management and administration of the nursery.
  • Provide leadership and support to teaching and support staff, fostering a collaborative and inclusive working environment.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the nursery's strategic plan, policies, and procedures.
  • Oversee curriculum development and assessment, ensuring alignment with national standards and the needs of our students.
  • Manage student welfare and behaviour, promoting a positive and respectful learning environment.
  • As the Deputy Headteacher you will engage with parents, carers, and external stakeholders to foster strong partnerships and enhance the nursery's reputation.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified teacher status (QTS) and relevant postgraduate qualification.
  • Proven experience in a leadership role within a school setting.
  • Strong understanding of educational policies, practices, and curriculum frameworks.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate staff and students towards achieving excellence.
  • Commitment to promoting diversity, equality, and inclusion within the school community.

Why Step Teachers?

With a rich history spanning over two decades, our teacher recruitment agency proudly serves North London, East London, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire, Cornwall, and Devon. We foster exclusive relationships with schools and academies in these regions. Our dedicated team, stationed in branches across Barnet, Enfield, Havering, Norwich, Cambridge, Abingdon, and Plymouth, is committed to supporting and nurturing teachers. Explore rewarding opportunities with our trusted education recruitment services.

Step Teachers are an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and is proud to be REC audited. This ensures we are carrying out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, candidates will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer, and verification of eligibility to work in the UK.

Weekly pay is processed through PAYE. We offer high street, travel, gym membership and many other exclusive discounts, along with physical and emotional well-being services as standard with our pay portal.
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  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

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  • Industry Sector Education
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

  • Career Level

    Student (Higher education/Graduate)

  • Educational level

    Bachelor's Degree

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