Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    19 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    25 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    17 December 2021


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
£61,166 - £70,745 (Leadership Point 16 - 22)

Job summary

Wootton Academy Trust is expanding its leadership team to increase capacity with two exciting new Deputy Head opportunities.

The successful candidates will play a lead role in promoting the inclusive ethos of the trust, creating and maintaining an environment which promotes and secures good teaching and effective learning for all students.

The key to our success moving forward will be that all members of the Leadership Team work as a strong, cohesive team; each contributing specific skills to enable the group to function as a single entity with a strong emphasis on team work and sharing expertise.

Further details for the vacancies can be found in the application pack on our website.

Applying for the job

Applicants must complete the Trust’s application form - we cannot accept CVs. An Application Form and recruitment information can be downloaded from our website or requested by email from

Please return the completed Application Form either by email to or by post to the HR Department, Wootton Academy Trust, Hall End Road, Wootton, Bedfordshire, MK43 9HT.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

Schools overview

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
Contact phone number

About the schools

Wootton Academy Trust [WAT] is a multi-academy trust made up of two academies:

Wootton Upper School is a 900-pupil academy with three-year groups [Years 9 -11]; it enjoys a reputation for excellence in the core and in the arts; it offers learners a liberal curriculum with a high degree of individual choice for learners to specialize in Key Stage 4 as well as a very diverse array of trips and visits. The Trust board expects the school to expand when it becomes a secondary school as part of school reorganization in the Cranfield and Marston area of Central Bedfordshire.

Kimberley 16 - 19 STEM College - opened as a 16 – 19 Academy in 2013 specializing in Science and Mathematics. The College has 650 students over thirty different Level 3 courses; is the largest sixth form provider in Bedfordshire. It has featured regularly in the Sunday Times list of top performing sixth form colleges; this list is based on the proportion of learners achieving at least AAB in the facilitating subjects. The College is expected to continuing growing with an anticipated 700 learners being on roll in September 2022.

School details

Kimberley 16 - 19 Stem College

School type
Free School, ages 16 to 19
Education phase
School size
602 pupils enrolled
Age range
16 to 19

Wootton Upper School

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
School size
897 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18

Arranging a visit to one of the schools

Visits are warmly welcomed so you can see what makes Wootton Academy Trust such a special place to work. For more information, please contact our HR Lead, Kami Patel or telephone 01234 767123.

School locations

Green Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK43 9LY
Hall End Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK43 9HT

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