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Deputy Headteacher

Job Title: Deputy Headteacher
Pay Scale: Leadership Range, Points 6 to 10 (£53380 to £58959 Per Annum)
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 9am on Friday 12th January 2024
Interview Date: Tuesday 23rd January 2024

We are looking for an inspirational and dynamic Deputy Headteacher to join our team. We are a large Primary School in the Mansfield Woodhouse with 315 pupils on roll and an additional nursery unit. Graded as a ‘Good’ school in October 2023, this is an exciting time to join us here at Peafield Lane Academy, as we continue to strive for excellence! The successful candidate will work closely with the headteacher and have the opportunity to take on a number of key leadership responsibilities across the school.

Peafield Lane Academy is a popular primary school with a fantastic reputation. Children come here from all over Mansfield Woodhouse and beyond to experience an exciting education that we are exceptionally proud of.  Whilst we believe that education should be fun and that coming to school should be an enjoyable experience for all of our children, we take learning very seriously.  It is our duty to ensure our children are ready to flourish in their next steps in education and have the capacity to be successful in whatever they aspire to be.

We are seeking a leader who is highly motivated and hardworking and committed to achieving the best outcomes for the pupils in their care. In return, you would be joining an exceptional and supportive team of professionals, who are relentless in their pursuit of excellence and their mission to make every day count for children!

We can offer you:

    • Caring and high achieving students.
    • A school whose vision is to be relentless in the pursuit of excellence.
    • A fantastic working environment, in a team that works together for the benefit of our children.
    • Strong and effective links with parents and the community.
    • Enthusiastic and highly motivated staff and governors. 
    • To work within a Trust where there is a commitment to people, underpinned by the people principles; adaptability, wellness, recognising achievement, employee voice and engagement, professional development and growth, and inclusivity and collaboration.
    • Access to extensive, high-quality CPL at every stage of your career, including the opportunity to grow and develop as a leader.
    • The opportunity to progress across the partnership, realising your career ambitions.
    • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme, including access to specialist support and services including counselling, financial support, and legal advice.

We are looking for someone who:

    • Is committed to high standards and expectations for all.
    • Wants to develop a culture where everyone’s contribution is valued and individuals are encouraged to succeed by taking personal responsibility.
    • Is an excellent communicator and be able to build relationships within school and the wider community.
    • Has strong leadership, management and interpersonal skills.
    • Is on a mission to continually develop themselves so that they are able to ensure the very best outcomes for our pupils.
    • Loves supporting and inspiring fellow staff and pupils.
    • Sincerely values every member of the school community.
    • Believes in each and every child and has high aspirations for their achievement.
    • Is prepared to go the extra mile with a smile on their face!

Visits to the school are highly recommended- please contact us on 01623 460366 or email office@peafieldlaneacademy.co.uk.

Peafield Lane Academy is part of the Flying High Partnership. For further information about Flying High, please visit their website or have a look at their Recruitment Information Booklet where you can hear from our CEO, Staff, and Children from across the Partnership. 

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applicants. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

As part of our safeguarding and safer recruitment procedures, shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search. Please be reassured that this is not part of the shortlisting process and you will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern that come up during the search, at interview. By submitting an application you are agreeing to the school undertaking an online search in-line with our safer recruitment procedures.

Please use the link below to reach our online application form.

Link to Deputy Headteacher Applications

Personal Care Assistant

 

Job Title: Personal Care Assistant
Pay Scale: Grade 1 Point 2 (Actual Salary £17,679.77)
Hours: 30 hours per week, Term Time Only
Closing Date: 13th December 2023
Interview Date: 19th December 2023

We are looking to appoint a Personal Care Assistant to provide a high quality, supportive, positive and nurturing role within the school. You would be joining an exceptional and supportive team of professionals, who are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and our mission to make every day count for the children. Each of our individual roles has an impact on the future of our children and so, we put them at the heart of the decisions we make and the services we provide. Peafield Lane Academy is a popular primary school with a fantastic reputation.  Children come here from all over Mansfield Woodhouse and beyond to experience an exciting education that we are exceptionally proud of.  Whilst we believe that education should be fun and that coming to school should be an enjoyable experience for all of our children, we take learning very seriously.  It is our duty to ensure our children are ready to flourish at secondary school and have the capacity to be successful in whatever they aspire to be.

We can offer you: 

  • A fantastic working environment, in a team that works together for the benefit of children in our school.
  • Support to develop you within this role, to be the best you can be, and to help you develop for your next career step .
  • An opportunity to be part of a supportive, developmental partnership.
  • The opportunity for quality Continuous Professional Learning.
  • A varied job where no day is the same!
  • The opportunity for flexible working and generous holiday entitlement with a pensions scheme with generous employer contributions.
  • An organisation committed to supporting and enabling all staff.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is passionate about removing barriers to learning and believing that anything is possible.
  • Is interested in education and impacting on the lives of children.
  • Is patient, conscientious and compassionate.
  • Has excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Can work effectively with and without direction.
  • Enthusiasm, energy, integrity, and professionalism.
  • Is a team player.  
  • Has an eye for detail.
  • Is willing to roll up their sleeves up and get stuck in. 

Your core duties will be: 

  • To assist in implementing pupils' own personal care program for identified needs during the school day.
  • To liaise effectively with staff, parents, external agencies and governors.
  • Recognise own strengths and areas of expertise and to use these to advise and support others.
  • Be a flexible and supportive member of the team.

For further information about Flying High Partnership, visit our website or have a look at our Recruitment Information Booklet where you can hear from our CEO, Staff, and Children from across the Partnership. We welcome applications from both internal and external candidates. Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applicants. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Link to Personal Care Assistant Application