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The Hurst School

Deputy Headteacher

Closing date: 23/04/2021 at 12:00

Interview dates: 10/05/2021

Job Start Date: 01/09/2021

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Leadership Scale

Salary Details: LDR31 £61,170 - LDR39 £67,365

Hours of Work: Full time

Location of Role: The Hurst School

Contact e-mail address: theheadteacher@hurst.hants.sch.uk

Job/Person Summary

The Hurst School is a semi-rural school between Basingstoke and Newbury. It has approximately 1000 students aged 11 - 16. The school had an OFSTED rating of "Good" in March 2019. We are looking to consolidate the work already done and also strive to improve our school in every way to gain better outcomes for our students.

The Senior Leadership Team is currently comprised of the Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher, 4 Assistant Headteachers and a Business Manager. The Deputy Headteacher is encouraged and expected to be fully involved in both strategic planning and the day-to-day running of the school. We are however, looking for an outstanding, experienced leader who will oversee the strategic leadership of the Quality of Education. This role is pivotal to improving the outcomes for our students and will create a framework for raising standards through Teaching and Learning.

Application Procedure

When submitting your application form, please include a personal statement (no more than 2 sides of A4) demonstrating how your knowledge, skills and experience meet the job profile and, in particular , how you meet the requirements of the person specification. You may find the person specification particularly useful in allowing you to understand the type of person we wish to recruit. It is particularly important that you have a strong moral compass and desire to make a difference to the young people in our local community.

Due to the important nature of this appointment and our ability to provide a safe visit, if you would like a tour or to arrange an informal visit, or you wish to discuss the position informally with the Headteacher prior to submitting your application, please contact Julia Merritt on 0118 981 7474. You are encouraged to email your completed application to : theheadteacher@hurst.hants.sch.uk.

Safer Recruitment

The Hurst School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect 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: Brimpton Road, Baughurst, Tadley, Hampshire, RG26 5NL

Telephone: 01189 817474

Website: http://www.hurst.hants.sch.uk/

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