Leadership scale L10-L14 to start September 2022

Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT) is seeking to appoint a truly inspirational Deputy Headteacher at Mount Charles Primary School.

The post holder should:
• Be an excellent primary teacher, with a proven track record, with a positive attitude and the highest expectations of pupils’ attainment and behaviour.
• Have excellent leadership skills in managing and motivating staff and lead by example, setting high standards for all.
• Have the knowledge and skills to facilitate the highest quality of teaching and learning.
• Have an ability to drive forward developments in the curriculum.
• Have experience of rigorous tracking and monitoring as well as a pro-active approach to assessment.
Be the Performance Management lead for the school in order to improve outcomes in all year groups

• Have the ability to coach, mentor and facilitate high levels of staff performance management.
• Be an excellent communicator and team player with a strong commitment to working in partnership with, staff, parent, governors and the community.

You will be expected to work closely with the Headteacher and lead the Senior team to influence progress and standards, challenge under-performance and support the clear strategic direction of the school.

Application forms and full details are available to download from or, alternatively, please email Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:   Monday 25th April 9am

Interviews to be held:                Friday 6th May

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and, where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: