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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    15 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    31 January 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L10 - L14

What skills and experience we're looking for

OFSTED rated GOOD - February 2023

Required from September 2023

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to appoint an Assistant Headteacher to help lead our staff and students in the next stage of our development.

To be successful, you must have an expert knowledge of the process of learning in a secondary school environment, coupled with excellent interpersonal and leadership skills. You will have a desire to progress further in your career, and the ability to make a difference.

The right candidate will share our vision and values of achieving excellence and raising further the standards of teaching and learning in a dedicated and forward looking team.

You can also apply direct to the school or via the Derbyshire County Council website: https://jobs.derbyshire.gov.uk/teaching-deputy-leadership-contract-assistant-headteacher/35819.job

If you would like to an informal chat and/or a tour of the school please contact Catherine Swain on 01246 450825

The post holder will be expected to undertake duties in line with the professional standards for qualified teachers.

Whittington Green School:-

- welcomes applications regardless of age, gender or religion

- is committed to the protection and safety of its students

- undertakes enhanced DBS checks on all applicants

- only accepts applications submitted on approved application forms

What the school offers its staff

Whittington Green School is an 11-16 school on the outskirts of the Peak District, based in Old Whittington, Chesterfield. Student numbers are increasing and are set to continue to grow significantly over the next few years.

Commitment to safeguarding

Whittington Green School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its students. We expect all staff, volunteers and agency staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

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About Whittington Green School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
537 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01246 450825

OFSTED rated GOOD - February 2023

Whittington Green is a truly inclusive school and our vision is to ensure that every member of our school community is inspired, engaged and challenged to achieve at the highest possible level. At the heart of everything we do is a strong moral purpose to ensure all students have access to the highest quality education and enrichment experiences. We are relentlessly ambitious for our students in their future aspirations and we want their success to go beyond academic achievement.

The school aims to ensure that our students leave as healthy, secure and independent individuals who have a love of learning and are ready to make a personal contribution to society, living with honesty, confidence and integrity.

Every student will Dream big, Reach for the stars and Achieve their goals.

Arranging a visit to Whittington Green School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email csw@wgs.derbyshire.sch.uk.

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