Deputy Headteacher - King’s Academy College Park

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Job type

Full Time, Permanent


£52,723 - £58,135

Closing date

7 May 2021

Deputy Headteacher with responsibility for KS2

FTE/Hours: Full-time

Contract: Permanent

Salary: LPS Points 10 to 14 (£52,723 to £58,135 p.a.)

Start Date: September 2021

A fantastic opportunity is awaiting you; the chance to become a key senior leader within our primary phase. King’s Academy College Park (KACP) is seeking a deputy headteacher who can inspire, challenge and motivate both children and staff.

You will join us at a significant moment in the school’s history. Two schools College Park Infant School (Outstanding) and Lyndhurst Junior School (Good) will be merging with effect from September 2021 to form Kings Academy College Park. This is an exciting moment in our development as we harness the expertise from both schools to make one excellent primary school.

The successful candidate will be ambitious and driven with the vision and talent to create an outstanding team and to bring alive the curriculum through inspirational learning and a creative approach leading to outstanding outcomes which will be shared with others. You will have a proven track record of leadership, the skills to promote the ethos and values of the Academies, as well as offering high quality support to staff.

The Deputy Headteacher will work alongside the Headteacher, to ensure the smooth day to day running of KACP whilst also promoting the highest quality of teaching and learning across the primary phase.

The successful candidate should be an excellent classroom teacher as well as an experienced leader. They will be a team player and will get stuck in and involve themselves in the wider aspects of academy life. A genuine commitment to our ‘whatever it takes’ ethos is essential to enable every child at KACP to thrive.

KACP is part of the King’s Group Academies MAT, led by a team of former and current Ofsted ‘outstanding’ head teachers. For further information please visit the King’s Group Academies website:

King’s Academy College Park is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

Application Process

For full details and an application form, please download directly from the current vacancies page of the Lyndhurst Junior School website: Deputy Head KACP , or the TES website. For further information or to request a tour, please contact Sue Collins, Finance and Operations Director

Completed application forms should be submitted to Geraldine Underwood or by post to: Geraldine Underwood, Lyndhurst Junior School, Crofton Lane, Portsmouth PO2 0NT by Friday 7th May 2021 at 5pm. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 11th May at Lyndhurst Junior School.