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Deer Park School

Head of Year (Director of Progress and Achievement)

Closing date: 02/02/2021 at 12:00

Job Start Date: 01/09/2021

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Key Stage: KS3/KS4

Salary Type: MPR / UPR

Salary Details: MPR/UPR plus a starting TLR 2b (£4783). This will move up accordingly as the school grows to full capacity.

Hours of Work: School Day

Location of Role: Deer Park School

Contact e-mail address: hr@wildern.org

Job/Person Summary

We are delighted to be offering an exciting opportunity for a highly committed and passionate practitioner who will have responsibility as Head of Year 7 at Deer Park School from September 2021. For the right candidate this is a unique chance to make their own mark on a brand new school with state of the art facilities. 

Deer Park School is a new seven-form entry secondary school opening in September 2021 initially with four forms of Year 7 and growing to full capacity of seven forms of entry over the next seven years. Applicants who have a genuine commitment to the welfare and academic progress of all students are invited to apply.  We are looking for a highly qualified and experienced colleague who can demonstrate outstanding communication and leadership skills, who is able to recognise the talents in every child and has high aspirations for all.  

The key features of our vision include:

We are looking for an outstanding practitioner who can lead, inspire and motivate staff and students and who is able to work with the leadership team to develop this new school so it is at the heart of the community. 

We will ensure that the successful candidate has:

Benefits of working for our trust include:

If you already live or work in Hampshire, you will know what a fantastic place it is. Located on the south coast of England, with excellent transport links, Hampshire offers a choice of rural or city living. The culture, coastline and countryside in Hampshire can provide a variety of different lifestyles:

Application Procedure

Applications should be on Wildern Academy Trust application forms, individual CV’s will not be accepted. Application forms can be downloaded from the Wildern School website https://www.wildern.hants.sch.uk/joining-us/sv/dps/dopa-dps/ Further information can also be found on the Wildern School website https://www.wildern.hants.sch.uk/new-school-information/deer-park/ 

Completed application forms should be e-mailed to hr@wildern.org or sent by post for the attention of Mrs F Mitchell, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ. 

Closing Date: Midday Tuesday 2nd February 2021 

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Safer Recruitment

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Woodhouse Lane, Botley, Southampton, Hampshire, SO30 2DJ

Telephone: 01489 779461

Website: https://www.deerparksecondary.org/

Application form