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  • Start date details

    January 2025 or sooner if possible

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£47,185.00 - £52,074.00 Annually (FTE) L1 - L5

Deputy Head Teacher job summary

Cheddington Combined School is a beautiful one form entry school at the heart of Cheddington Village. We have an amazing site, a great team of dedicated and hard-working staff and Governors and the most wonderful children. We are excited to be looking for a new Deputy Head teacher to join us. Visits are warmly welcomed by appointment. Please contact the school office directly on 01296 668324 to arrange.

Roles and Responsibilities

In addition to the professional duties as given in the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions document, the Deputy Headteacher will have the following specific roles and responsibilities:

  • To lead on teaching and learning throughout the school including the curriculum
  • To lead a system and culture of continual improvement and high standards in teaching through coaching, team-teaching, and demonstrating excellence
  • To lead on all matters pertaining to statutory assessment and testing
  • To lead on internal assessment and tracking systems
  • To lead on pupil premium and to monitor, evaluate and review the impact of spending including the annual published report
  • To take a major role in monitoring and evaluating school provision related to raising standards and achievement
  • To take a leading role in the pastoral care of all children in the school including behaviour management, child protection and safeguarding
  • To undertake training to become one of the school's DSLs
  • To support the Headteacher in the day-to-day management of the school by taking specific responsibility for daily absence of staff and cover including PPA time.
  • To take a leading role in the ensuring the school’s website it up to date
  • To provide support as an ECT mentor when necessary
  • To lead PE across the school, including monitoring, evaluating and reviewing the impact of spending of sports premium funding, including the annual published report

The successful candidate will be:

  • An outstanding teacher, able to model and inspire excellence throughout the school community and work collaboratively with the leadership team, the staff and governing body.
  • A clear, strategic leader who supports and promotes our supportive, yet structured, working environment.
  • An innovative and strategic thinker with the commitment, drive and ability to add value to a committed leadership team.
  • An excellent communicator with outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • A dedicated and committed individual who has high expectations of themselves, the staff and the pupils.

Visits are welcomed by appointment. Please contact the school office directly on 01296 668324 to arrange. We look forward to welcoming you to our wonderful school.

Cheddington Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Commitment to safeguarding

We regard the safeguarding and well-being of our children as paramount. (An DBS self-declaration form will be required from candidates selected for interview; and a satisfactory enhanced DBS check will be required prior to confirmation of appointment.) References will be taken prior to interview.

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About Cheddington Combined School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
210 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Cheddington is a small village in Buckinghamshire. Cheddington Combined School is at the heart of the village community and is committed to helping our children become responsible citizens of the future. Our school community is friendly and welcoming, our school environment is a pleasure to work in, and our children are keen to learn.

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