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Deputy Headteacher
  • Employer: Abbey Court Community School
  • Reference: ACCS/22/211615
  • Published: Thu 15/09/2022, 16:50 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 30/09/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5 hours per week
  • Salary: L17 – L21 (£62,570 to £69,031)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Abbey Court Community School, Kent

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Deputy Headteacher

“We grow people” 

The Governors at Abbey Court School are seeking to appoint a…

Deputy Headteacher

We are looking for a dynamic and forward thinking individual, who has the 
passion, commitment and drive to maintain the school’s outstanding status. 
The ideal candidate will be an effective decision maker who can enthuse 
parents and staff, as well as having an ability to engage the wider 
community. Flexibility, the ability to respond to daily events and effective 
prioritisation are essential requirements. The successful candidate will work 
in partnership with the Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher, and will have 
responsibility for the day to day running of one site, ensuring continuous 
improvement in all areas.

In return, the school can offer: happy children who respond well to 
challenge, an exciting, enquiry based approach to teaching and learning,
a commitment to continuous professional development, which promotes 
and encourages further Leadership development and freedom to develop 
the role further. 

Abbey Court School delivers a full curriculum to pupils with Severe, and 
Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties between the ages of 3 to 19. The 
school is split and currently based at two Strood sites 1 mile apart. The 
school has a farm in the grounds of the primary site.
We are fully committed to safeguarding and protecting the children at Abbey 
Court School. All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process which 
includes enhanced criminal records and barring checks, scrutiny of 
employment history, robust referencing and other vetting checks.
Our safeguarding system is underpinned by a range of policies and 
procedures which encourage and promote safe working practices across the 
school. On joining you will be required to undergo continuous professional 
development to maintain safe working practice and safeguard our children 
and young people

A copy of the school's Safeguarding Policy is available to read here -