Pay scale: Leadership 14 to 18

Purley Oaks Primary School, Nursery and Children’s Centre is a welcoming, vibrant and inclusive community school. We are three-form entry offering places from nursery through to year 6. Our school is increasingly popular and the established leadership team is committed to working towards excellence and achieving the best outcomes for all our pupils and staff.

Due to promotion, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an inspirational, innovative and highly motivated person to work in close partnership with the Headteacher to drive Purley Oaks from ‘Good’ to ‘Outstanding’. We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher with a proven track record of excellent classroom practice who is child centered and will fully support our school values and ethos.

We are seeking an ambitious and energetic professional with experience of leading teams, monitoring teaching and learning, and with experience of successfully leading improvement and raising standards. Our community is highly valued by our families and staff and we expect everyone to actively contribute to and promote our strong and positive ethos.

If you are a dynamic and inspirational leader with the capacity to grow and develop in the role, if you have initiative, constructive enthusiasm, a thorough knowledge of all key stages and the ambition to play a major role in the leadership and management of our school then we would love to hear from you.


Purley Oaks Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and the successful candidate will need an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, evidence of right to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

Photographic identification and certificates of all relevant qualifications will need to be provided at the interview stage.

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

 Visits to the school are strongly encouraged.

Applicants are encouraged to make an appointment to view by contacting Miss Lowe (PA to Headteacher/Office Manager) by emailing: hr@purleyoaks.croydon.sch.uk or calling on 0208-688-4268.

Applications

To apply for this position please complete the application and equal opportunities monitoring forms (found at the bottom of this page) fully and provide a supporting statement which shows how you meet the criteria outlined in the Person Specification.

PLEASE NOTE AS A SAFER RECRUITMENT SCHOOL WE WILL TAKE UP REFERENCES PRIOR TO YOU BEING CALLED FOR INTERVIEW, UNLESS YOU CAN PROVIDE US WITH A VALID REASON FOR REFERENCES NOT TO BE TAKEN UP AT THIS STAGE. PLEASE ENSURE YOU PROVIDE TWO EMAIL ADDRESSES ON YOUR APPLICATION FORM FOR REFEREES TO BE CONTACTED.

GDPR

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the expected provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) the school is responsible for holding and protecting personal data.  The school is required to share some data with the Local Authority, Croydon Council and the Department for Education. For further information on who we share data with please see our website for our Data Protection Policy and Privacy Notices: www.purleyoaks.croydon.sch.uk/.

Application forms and supporting statements should be submitted to: hr@purleyoaks.croydon.sch.uk.

Closing Date: Friday 30th April 2021, 12pm

Interviews: week commencing 10th May 2021

Tenable: 1st September 2021

Job Description and Person Specification

DHT Job Description March 2021

DHT Person Specification March 2021

Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Teacher Application Form March 2021

Self Disclosure Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form