Deputy Headteacher. Job in London Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1279138225-2
  • Date Posted: 26 March 2024
  • Recruiter: TWO BOATS SCHOOL
  • Location: City, London
  • Salary: £27,750 to £29,300
  • Sector: Head / Deputy Head Teacher, HR / Recruitment, Primary Teacher
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Join Two Boats School as a Deputy Headteacher. This is a wonderful chance to be part of a delightful primary school on the beautiful and tiny island of Ascension in the South Atlantic.

We have approximately 80 students between the ages of 3-16 (Primary 53, Secondary 27) and we offer a range of subjects up to IGCSE level.

Do you have 2-3 years primary school leadership experience as well as prior experience as a SENDCo?

Apply now for an unforgettable adventure and unique opportunity that is certainly too good to miss!

Deputy Headteacher

Ascension Island

Full time

2-year accompanied status contract (partner and children can come with you)

£27,750 and £29,300 dependent on qualifications and experience (taxable on Ascension)

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised or in possession of a visa to transit via the UK or South Africa.

What we offer

In addition to an annual salary of between £27,750 and £29,300 dependent on qualifications and experience (taxable on Ascension), the role attracts accompanied status contracts and the following benefits:

Rent-free furbished accommodation (with Accompanied or Single status electricity and water allowances)

An accompanied status food allowance of £6,700 per annum (or if Single status £3,350)

Relocation costs for your personal effects, including the shipment of a vehicle

One mid-contract return journey to your country of recruitment

A gratuity payable on the successful completion of a 2-year contract

Free primary dental and medical care

What you ll do

We have a vacancy for a Deputy Headteacher to start in September 2024. As a key member of the three-person leadership team, we are looking for someone to manage and lead our Primary sector. Additionally, you will Act up and take responsibility for the whole school in the absence of the Head Teacher.

This is a teaching role (reduced timetable) and therefore you will have recent and relevant Primary teaching experience and knowledge of the UK National curriculum. The role also includes being the SENDCo and DSL for the whole school.

What you ll bring

With ideally 2-3 years of leadership experience in a Primary school setting, you ll hold qualified teacher status, ideally to UK or IB standards. You ll have strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) and you ll be excited and passionate about working as part of a small team of professionals making a big difference to the education and development of children on Ascension Island.

What s it like to work on Ascension?

Ascension is a small volcanic island, situated in the South Atlantic, with a warm stable climate (26-34 C). We are part of the wider British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, situated approximately 1,000 miles from the mainland of Africa and 800 miles from our nearest neighbour, the island of St Helena. Ascension Island has no right of abode, so all people living on the island are employees or dependents of one of the organisations here. Children accompanying parents up to the age of 18 are dependents, following which they are either required to take up their own employment on the island, or move away.

To thrive here on this unique, challenging and beautiful island, you must be resilient, adaptable and able to live and work in an incredibly small community.

The appointment will be subject to:

Satisfactory employment references

Enhanced Criminal Records Check and Teacher Status checks

Satisfactory Medical Clearance (employee and any accompanying dependents)

Closing date: Friday 12th April 2024

Interviews: Week beginning 15th April, by Skype

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click apply today and you will be directed to the company website where you will be able to submit an application form.

Applicants must be authorised or in possession of a visa to transit via the UK or South Africa.

Other suitable skills and experience include Education, Primary School, Primary Education, Deputy Head, Deputy Headteacher, School Leadership, School, Primary Teacher, Primary Teaching, Primary School Teacher, SENDCo, DSL, Safeguarding, Designating Safeguarding Lead, SEN, SENCo, Special Educational Needs.