Following the recent promotion of our Deputy Headteacher to Headteacher, we are looking for an experienced Senior Leader to join our large, vibrant and diverse school.
Our school values are respect, inclusion and growth. These are incredibly important to us and shape our provision for all pupils, staff and the wider community. We are proud of our relational approach which underpins ‘the Chapel Street Way’. Visitors to our school comment on the warm, welcoming environment and nurturing relationships. Our commitment to well-being, equality and improvement is strong and can be seen through our actions at all levels across school.
Please see the attached letter from our Headteacher for further information about our school and more details in relation to the post.
This is a non-class based role however, all our Senior Leaders (including the Headteacher) have a regular teaching commitment. This is likely to be half a day per week and not specific to a year group or key stage.
Potential candidates are warmly invited to visit our school for a socially distanced tour. Please contact our Headteacher, Ella Hughes, to arrange this via the contact details in the application letter. All visits will follow our strict social distancing guidelines which are in place to keep our school as safe as possible in the current circumstances. Alternatively, the Headteacher is happy to speak with potential candidates over the phone and answer questions you may have.
Deadline for applications: 9:00am Monday 13th July
Shortlisting: Monday 13th July
Interviews: Thursday 16th July
There will be a number of different elements to the interview process which will include strict social distancing, virtual meetings (via Zoom) or a combination of both.
We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here. We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request.
This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
Chapel Street Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.