Deputy Head of School for Bricknell Primary School

Closing date for applications: Noon on Friday 26th January 2018

Salary: Initial Salary: Leadership Pay Range: L12-L16 (£51,639 - £57,077) depending on experience

Bricknell Primary School was judged to be outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in May 2015 and is a National Support School.  The school is situated close to the University of Hull and is currently the largest primary school in the city, with 660 pupils on roll. The school converted to academy status in 2013 and is now part of The Constellation Trust, which consists of Sirius Academy West, Sirius Academy North, Bricknell Primary, Appleton Primary, Paisley Primary, Rise Academy and the Blueprint Teaching School Alliance. A further 4 primary schools are due to join the Trust by September 2018.

The Local Governing Body are seeking to recruit a Deputy Head of School. The successful candidate will be the strategic lead for the quality of teaching and learning across the school and will lead the development of the school curriculum. The role will be non-class based in the first instance but will involve planning and teaching for identified groups of pupils where required.

In addition to the successful candidate’s responsibilities, the role will involve:

  • Contributing fully to the overall leadership and effectiveness of the school.
  • Ensuring all groups of pupils are in receipt of appropriate provision, including intervention programmes, to accelerate their progress and ensure they are able to fully participate in the life of the school.
  • Assisting the Head of School to ensure staff are deployed effectively to meet the needs of all pupils.
  • Holding staff to account to ensure there is first quality teaching for all groups of pupils.
  • Ensuring all staff have a programme of effective support and training, based on an accurate assessment of their needs.
  • Monitoring provision and tracking progress to ensure it is effective in raising achievement.
  • Reporting to the SLT, Local Governing Body and the Academy Trust Board, using clear and accurate data analysis, to ensure the school budget is deployed effectively to raise standards for all pupils.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have recent, relevant senior leadership experience.
  • Be an outstanding teacher with a proven record of raising standards.
  • Be able to demonstrate proven leadership skills and significant impact at a whole school level.
  • Have excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Be committed to meeting the needs of all pupils, including those with specific educational needs (successful experience of this would be an advantage)
  • Be able to demonstrate a commitment to excellence.
  • Having a willingness to lead safeguarding across the school.

We will offer:

  • High quality leadership development and training.
  • Opportunities to work with effective leaders beyond our school.
  • High quality support from the Governing Body.
  • Opportunities to further develop leadership skills across the Multi Academy Trust.

Visits to the school are welcome and encouraged.

Please contact the school to discuss the role or to arrange a visit.

Full job description here.

Download application form here.

Please return completed application form directly to Mrs A Young, PA to the Executive Head/CEO at

Lead Teacher: Primary

Start Date: 1st April 2018
Full Time, Permanent
Salary Range: L1 to L5: £39,374 - £43,454 (depending on experience)

The Board of Directors wish to appoint an experienced and highly effective primary teacher to join the Trust. The successful applicant will work under the direction of the Executive Lead for Primaries and will be deployed to work in any of the primary schools within the Trust. The role will involve taking responsibility for an identified class within one of the Trust schools for an agreed period of time, modelling high quality practice and ensuring planning, teaching and assessment are highly effective. Most placements will last for at least half a term and could be within any year group. The role will also involve providing support to colleagues and working closely with the Senior Leadership Teams in different schools to model effective practice and introduce school initiatives to improve teaching and learning. This is an opportunity for an experienced teacher to gain experience working in a variety of schools in a range of contexts within a supportive and forward thinking Trust.

Closing date: Monday 29th January 2018 at 9am.

Full job description here.

Download application form here.

Please return completed application form directly to Mrs A Young, PA to the Executive Head/CEO at