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Faringdon Infant School - -335 days remaining
Closing Date 20/06/2018
Lechlade Road, , Faringdon, Oxfordshire SN7 8AH
NOR: 216


Faringdon Infant School

Deputy Head teacher required for September 18

Full time and permanent

Salary:  L4-L8


The children, parents, staff and governors of Faringdon Infant School are seeking to appoint an inspirational Deputy Headteacher to work closely with the Headteacher to take the school to outstanding.  There will be a modest teaching commitment, with 3 days for leadership and management.


We are part of the Faringdon Academy of Schools, with a happy and vibrant school with 290 pupils and an enthusiastic team of staff.   The school is set in fantastic grounds on the edge of a vibrant market town. The school will expand into a full primary school at a new location later in the decade and the successful candidate will be integral to that transition.


We are looking for somebody who:

·       Has a belief in the potential of every pupil and staff member in our school;

·       Is an outstanding classroom practitioner; and

·       Can build positive relationships with all members of the school community.


Main responsibilities will be:

·       Assisting the Head teacher in leading teaching and learning across the school;

·       Overseeing and supporting the schools middle leaders;

·      Supporting the development of a broad, balanced, creative and exciting curriculum to suit our children; and

·      Taking the lead on establishing and monitoring systems to assess progress and attainment for cohorts and groups of children.


Further information including a job description and application form can be found on our website faringdon.academy/vacancies.  A visit to the school before the interview date would be most welcome.  Please contact the school office on 01367 240655 to make an appointment.


Please email your application form and covering letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 (font size 12) describing how you would make teaching and learning outstanding across the school (within 2 years of starting in this role), thinking too about all the other aspects of your role listed above, to: academyhr@faringdon.academy


Closing Date for applications: 12 noon on 20 June 2018 

Interviews for the position will take W/C 25 June 2018

The Faringdon Academy of Schools is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful candidates will be required to undertake a DBS check and safeguarding training as part of their job role.

Related Documents
doc file icon FAoS Teaching Application Form 2015
pdf file icon FIS_ Deputy Head Teacher Job Description and Person Specification