This job expired on 10 October 2023

  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    10 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£47,706.00 - £52,659.00 Annually (FTE) The salary quoted is based on 2022/23 pay scales. The September 2023/24 uplift is yet to be applied.

Deputy Head job summary

Thank you for your interest in applying to be our Deputy Head. We hope the candidate pack will enthuse you to submit your application.

Chesterton Primary School benefits from being part of the Active Learning Trust, a Trust who are keen to ensure that each of its schools retains its individuality and responds to the needs of its local community.

The school provides education for 181 children aged from 3 to 11 years.  We have a committed staff team at Chesterton Primary who benefits from strong and experienced leadership with ongoing support from the wider Trust.

Our motto is 'Building aspiration, overcoming barriers and celebrating diversity in our community, learning and relationships.' These are the things we believe take place in Chesterton Primary and what we want to achieve for and within each member of our community.  Our values are Respect, Persevere and Care. 

If you wish to discover more about this exciting opportunity, need any further information or would like to have an informal discussion, please contact Tracy Laverack at Academicis, our recruitment partner on tlaverack@academicis.co.uk or by phone on 07554 118 997 / 01223 907979.

Key dates:

Closing date: 12.00noon Tuesday 10th October 2023

Shortlisting: Wednesday 11th October 2023

Interview date: Thursday 19th October 2023

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 Chesterton Primary School

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

Chesterton Primary School is a one form entry school in the north of the city of Cambridge. Our school is built around the values of Care, Respect and Persevere. We have a strong community to make sure everyone is included and feels valued.

The staff, the Active Learning Trust and Governors are dedicated to the growth and development of the school. Our focus is to build aspirations, overcome barriers and celebrate diversity in our community, learning and relationships. After our most recent Ofsted visit in January 2020, we continue to be a “Good” school.

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