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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    13 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time Teaching Post - 32.5 Hrs

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£47,185 - £53,380

Pay scale

Leadership L1 to L6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Welcome to Glazebury CE Primary School, on behalf of the LDST, and Local Governing body we would like to invite applications for the post of Deputy Head Teacher.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational classroom practitioner to contribute to our successful and hardworking school and become a significant part of our Senior Leadership Team.

We are seeking to appoint someone who is energetic, talented and ambitious and who can inspire, challenge, motivate and support both children and colleagues. We require someone who has high expectations of themselves and others, and can demonstrate a co-operative approach whilst being passionate about providing the highest quality of education within a “small school with a big heart”

Glazebury CE Primary are proud to part of the Liverpool Schools Trust (LDST) since 2018. The LDST are a multi-academy trust of 18 schools from across the Liverpool Diocese. Our Trust is inclusive and values-driven and all schools within it benefit from working collaboratively and sharing a vision of providing an excellent education, built on distinctly Christian values.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A dedicated and supportive school team
  • Friendly, well-behaved children who are eager to learn
  • Positive and supportive relationships with parents, the local church and community
  • A real commitment to high quality continuous professional development
  • A committed and supportive Local Governing Body and Trust.

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 Glazebury Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
132 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01925 949404

Job Description
Title: Deputy Head Teacher
Salary: L1 to L6
Hours: Full Time
Accountable to: Head Teacher

Location: Glazebury CE Primary School, Warrington Road, Glazebury. WA3 5LZ

The duties outlined in this job description are in addition to those covered by the latest School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document. It may be modified by the Head Teacher, with your agreement, to reflect or anticipate changes in the job commensurate with the salary and job title.
Main Purpose of the Role
The main purpose of the Deputy Head Teacher in a Primary School setting is to provide excellent leadership and support to the Head Teacher in order to ensure the overall success and effective management of the school. The Deputy Head Teacher will play a key role in maintaining the school's Christian values, promoting a positive learning environment, and delivering outstanding outcomes for children. They will also have specific responsibilities in areas such as behaviour management, leadership and management, and safeguarding.
Key Responsibilities and Duties
The Deputy Head Teacher's key responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:
• Providing excellent leadership across the whole school
• Deputising for the Head Teacher as necessary
• Demonstrating a commitment to the school's Christian values and acting as a role model to others
• Champion the school vision and model our school values (H.E.A.R.T)
• Leading whole school worship when required
• Assist the Head Teacher in managing the school and undertaking professional duties during absence
• To be a deputy designated lead for Child Protection and make significant contributions to the development of an effective Safeguarding Team
• Being the strategic lead for agreed areas of the school.
• Role modelling excellent teaching and learning to deliver outstanding outcomes for children
• Monitoring standards of attainment and progress across the school and advising on its use for pupil and whole school target setting
• Undertaking appropriate analysis of data and reporting to the senior leadership team and governors as required
• Supporting the production and review of school policies
• Supporting the teaching and learning of individual and groups of children
• Taking prompt and effective action to deal with hazards in accordance with local procedures
• Promoting the safeguarding and well-being of children and staff
• Attending meetings as required, including participating in training
• Effectively contributing to the School Self Evaluation and School Improvement Plan
• Demonstrating a commitment to the involvement in the wider life of the school, e.g., PTA events, productions and participation in school residentials
· Engage with key stakeholders, building strong relationships and represent the school as required at L.D.S.T Trust meetings

· Will have a teaching commitment

· General duties as required
Leadership and Management:
· Be accountable and hold others accountable for the standards of teaching and
learning though monitoring, observations and discussion

• Significantly contribute to the monitoring and evaluating the performance of the school

· Develop and maintain a culture of high expectations for self and others

· Motivate others and lead by example to create a positive climate of collaboration, research and sharing of best practice

• Understand issues relating to the organisation, ordering and funding of resources

· Be a role model of excellent practice in accordance with school policies, including; behaviour, discipline and bullying

• Uphold the school’s behaviour policy and systems and uniform expectations

· Pro-actively identify and address any issues or areas for improvement within school

• Support and develop teaching and learning across the school

· Have knowledge and understanding of the SEND Code of Practice and EYFS Framework
• Coordinate the delivery of health and safety policies

· Undertake strategic leadership of negotiated areas of the school as agreed with the Head Teacher

· Be responsible for coaching and mentoring staff across all phases in school to improve and promote the quality of education, including:

- Induction of new and Early Career teachers and other staff into church school.
- Induction and mentoring of students undertaking training and or work experience.

• Develop and maintain effective strategies and procedures for staff induction, professional development and performance management
Teaching and Learning:
· Undertake teaching duties in accordance with the school’s schemes of work and the National Curriculum and in accordance with current teaching standards and class teacher job description.

• Deliver outstanding pupil outcomes for all children.

• Use assessment data effectively to ensure pupils make accelerated progress

· Liaise with colleagues to deliver units of work in a collaborative way underpinned by curriculum expectations

• Engage effectively with teaching assistants and the wider school team

· Demonstrate excellent practice in teaching and learning both in and outside the classroom

• Promote an attractive environment which stimulates and enhances learning and the attractiveness of the school.

· Mark and return work within agreed time span, providing feedback and targets
• Contribute to the organisation, implementation and delivery of the schools agreed curriculum (H.E.A.R.T)

• Work with subject leaders to understand how their subject is developed for curriculum and leadership

• To conduct subject leadership monitoring and “Catch up” sessions relating to school’s subject leadership handbook.

• To lead and encourage school council and antibullying committee with children to promote school Christian values and responsibilities.

• Promotion of extracurricular and enrichment activities in accordance with the educational aims of the school.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
· Role model professionalism in all aspects of school life, including; dress, punctuality, environment and attendance
· To contribute to arrangements for security and effective supervision of school buildings, contents and general aspects of health and safety.

• Keep updated and informed about local and national developments relating to
education and be able to disseminate information to colleagues
· Attend, coordinate and participate in out of school events

• Participate, contribute and deliver inset day training, team and staff meetings and promote staff training

• Develop links with governors, LEA’s and LDST schools and neighbouring schools

• Implementing all policies and procedures approved by the Local governing body and the LDST including equal opportunities for all staff and children relating to sex, gender, race, disability and special educational needs.
Liverpool Diocesan Schools Trust:
Is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check, 2 satisfactory references, and verification of qualifications.
We strive to achieve excellence and to not only maintain our school, but to improve and enrich our school. To achieve this, you will need to:
> Champion and role model a culture of high aspirations and high expectations
> Work flexibly to meet the changing demands and priorities
> Ensure that all staff are respectful towards pupils, with an unshakeable belief in their entitlement to a high quality education
> Engage with and promote the aims and objectives of both the school and LDST.
This job description is in addition to the general statement of duties included in the School Teacher’s Pay and Conditions of Employment. This job description may be amended after discussion with the Head teacher and will be reviewed in line with school procedure.

Arranging a visit to Glazebury Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kathryn.holcroft@ldst.org.uk.

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