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School Name Mill Green School
School Address Lansbury Ave, Saint Helens WA9 1BU Tel: 01744 678760
Job Title Deputy Headteacher
Job reference MGDHT1
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade Leadership 11 - 15
Pay From: £54091 To: £59581
Hours Full time
Closing date 13 June 2022
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Job Description
Permanent position from September 2022 / January 2023

The Governing Body of Mill Green School are seeking to appoint a talented, dedicated and inspirational Deputy Headteacher who shares in our determination to transform the life chances of our wonderful student body.

This is an exciting opportunity to take a pivotal, non-teaching role in an Outstanding 14-19 Community Special School, supporting the Headteacher in shaping the future of the school, to provide outstanding outcomes for young people. As part of the Senior Leadership Team, the successful candidate will work to promote a culture of person-centered learning, where young people experience a positive and enriching school life that prepares them on their journey to adulthood.

The successful candidate will be an excellent and innovative practitioner who is able to demonstrate a strong track record as an effective strategic leader who is committed to ensuring that all young people achieve their full potential. Mill Green School are looking for an individual who will be tireless in his or her pursuit of excellence in all areas, being creative, flexible and solution focused.

Interested applicants must possess excellent inter-personal skills and be highly effective in promoting and securing the very best outcomes for all of our learners. You will be outward facing to continue to develop the excellent links that are already in place and further strengthen the unique relationship Mill Green has with the local educational and business community.

We are looking for a candidate who demonstrates unconditional positive regard for young people and who has the highest expectations of themselves and others. You will be joining a team of highly skilled and committed professionals who are relentless in the pursuit of excellence to improve the life chances of our students.

The role will focus upon the strategic leadership and assigned aspects of whole school development planning including curriculum design, monitoring and assessment, pupil progress and transition.

Interested candidates should submit a covering letter (no more than two sides A4), outlining how their experience, knowledge and understanding, skills and qualities make them an exceptional candidate for the role.

The governing body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The Deputy Headteacher must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations relating to safeguarding and child protection. Appointment is subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks in relation to criminal and child protection matters.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.
Walk rounds: Wednesday 25th May and Friday 27th May, both at 2.00pm

Please contact Stephanie Shipley, our School Business Manager to arrange a suitable date and time.

Closing date: Monday 13th June, 2022 at 9.00am
Shortlisting date: Wednesday 15th June 2022
Interview dates: Monday 20th & Tuesday 21st June 2022
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