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We currently have a vacancy for a Full Time Permanent Deputy Head Teacher 


Salary: Leadership L2 – L6


Required from September 2002.

Due to the retirement of our current Deputy Head, the Governors seek to appoint a passionate and driven Deputy Head Teacher to work alongside the Head Teacher and staff in our popular, good school.

This role will include a full time teaching commitment, with a half a day dedicated leadership time per week.


We are looking for someone who:


  • Will actively support the school’s vision; that every individual is valued and makes a valuable contribution to school life so that they are the very best that they can be
  • Has a nurturing outlook and is able to develop strong mutual relationships with all
  • Is calm, confident and a good communicator with all stakeholders
  • Has high expectations of children’s achievement, attainment and behaviour
  • Is an outstanding classroom practitioner who has experience of teaching KS2
  • Has in-depth knowledge and understanding of the current National Curriculum and how this is tailored to individual schools and communities they serve
  • Highly developed knowledge and understanding of safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Can demonstrate leadership skills which motivate and inspire staff and children to achieve the highest standards
  • Has experience of using data effectively to drive improvements through the school
  • Can support the Head Teacher in the strategic development of the school
  • Has a commitment to raising standards for all
  • Is resilient, patient and has a passion for curriculum development


In return we can offer:

  • A school community where children are central to everything we do
  • Enthusiastic, well-behaved children who work hard and enjoy learning
  • A supportive and experienced committed Governing Body
  • A commitment to continued professional development

  • A hard working and committed staff who are constantly striving to provide the best possible education for our children.


Jacksdale Primary & Nursery School is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to the full range of pre-employment checks and enhanced DBS clearance.


Visits to the school prior to application are encouraged and warmly welcomed before application; please contact the school office on 01773 783930 and we can arrange for you to speak to the Head Teacher.


Closing date for the post is Friday 20th May at 12pm noon.


Interviews to be conducted week commencing 23rd May



Application form (word version)

Application form (printable version)