Deputy Headteacher

Employer: Bracknell Forest Council

  • Reference: HSJnr/17/4896
  • Published on: Mon 09/01/2017 15:30 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 30/01/2017 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours:
  • Salary: L 4-8
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Holly Spring Junior School, Bracknell, Berkshire

Holly Spring Junior School is a three form entry school in Bracknell Forest. Due to the expansion of our school, the staff and governors of Holly Spring Junior School are seeking to appoint an additional Deputy Head. The successful candidate will be responsible for the wellbeing, welfare and engagement in our school. This role will provide relevant skills and experience for a candidate looking at headship in the future.

For this position we would welcome applications from ambitious, innovative and inspirational individuals who have a proven track record of leading on school improvement. This is an excellent opportunity for a current senior leader looking to progress to the next level.

This role will involve becoming the designated lead for safeguarding, relevant training will be offered.

The successful candidate will take on overall responsibility for leading and developing the PPG strategy within the school, this will include managing the budget, analysing the impact of initiative through regular monitoring and data analysis.

The successful candidate will need to be a team player and be able to work effectively alongside the present Deputy and Headteacher.

At Holly Spring Junior we have an enthusiastic staff who are willing to improve their practice. The successful candidate will need to be an excellent teacher with a proven track record or raising standards.

Holly Spring Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. To make an appointment to come and see us, please contact the school office on:- 01344 422367.

Holly Spring Junior School

Lily Hill Road



RG12 2SW

The job closes on Monday, 30th Jan at 12.00 noon.

Interviews will take place on: Wednesday, 8th Feb

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.
We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.


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Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.
This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.
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The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at

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You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.


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