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  • Start date details

    May 2023

  • Closing date

    2 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

L6 - L10

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for people who have the following experience and qualities:

  • Qualified teacher status to degree level with evidence of further professional development, an understanding of high-quality teaching and the ability to model this for others and support others to improve.
  • Successful candidates will have a proven track record in leadership and management experience in a school environment. You will also have successful experience of working with students with social and emotional behavioural challenges.

Stoke Damerel Primary Academy has strong shared values, policies and practice and require the Deputy Headteacher to be able to engage effectively with others in order to help staff to feel supported and have the continued knowledge and growth to ensure that all young people have the support to complete their study effectively.

We are looking for committed individuals who are able to work well under pressure, maintain confidentiality at all times and are committed to safeguarding and equality.

What the school offers its staff

At Stoke Damerel Academy our motto is Dream Big, Achieve Together.What does this mean for our children?It means that as a school we have a clear aim and intention to provide an education that enables each child to dream of their own unique, possible future. Dream Big means that we seek to provide a wide range of experiences and opportunities for children to discover their potential.The children at our school consistently exemplify the words Achieve Together; they show time and again that they care for and support each other.

Our core school values are to help our pupils become well-rounded, ambitious children who strive to reach their potential through the exciting opportunities and experiences we provide. We teach our children to develop life skills such as resilience, resourcefulness, relationships, reflectiveness and risk taking to achieve success in learning. The Academy has a PAN of 420.

Further details about the role

The Deputy Headteacher, under the direction of the Headteacher, will take a major role in:

  • Formulating the aims and objectives of the school.
  • Establishing policies for achieving these aims and objectives.
  • Managing staff and resources to that end.
  • Monitoring progress towards the achievement of the school’s aims and objectives.
  • In the absence of the Headteacher, the Deputy Headteacher will deputise, as directed by the governing board.

The Deputy Headteacher will also be expected to fulfil the professional responsibilities of a Headteacher, as set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD).

This post will include a teaching commitment.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Stoke Damerel Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
398 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
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