7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    23 April 2021 at 3:00 pm

  • Date listed

    19 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a forward-thinking and inspirational colleague to join our Senior Leadership Team from September 2021. The new Deputy Headteacher will be instrumental in the strategic leadership, management and further development of the pastoral care of all members of our school community.

This post is key to the further development of our Senior Leadership Team within the school, supporting the Headteacher in building upon our reputation for academic and pastoral excellence within an ever changing, and more accountable, educational landscape. The successful candidate will work across all aspects of the school to create a common vision, being instrumental in making Hutton a truly exceptional place to learn and work.

The role of Deputy Headteacher is centred around the skills and qualities of the individual and we welcome applications from exceptional and aspiring senior leaders who wish to develop their career in a Church of England school and can demonstrate their passion and commitment to making a lasting, positive and fundamental impact upon our school community.

The successful candidate will bring professionalism and a track record of excellence, balanced with a real understanding of the needs of our students. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the challenges and opportunities of leadership within our school with the skill to lead by example and inspire and support others.

In return, the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to join a committed and experienced Senior Leadership team who, together with the Governing Body, will provide them with outstanding professional support and challenge. They will help lead and shape a supportive and dedicated team of teachers and support staff who take great pride in their work, constantly seek new opportunities to develop their expertise and always put the academic and pastoral wellbeing of those within their care as their primary focus.

Applying for the job

Applications must be made on the Diocesan Application Form (attached) and should be accompanied by a supporting letter of no more than three sides of A4. Please refer to the Information Pack and Application Form for further details and advice about completing your application. Completed applications should be sent to the HR Administrator, Miss K Wohlman, at k.wohlman@huttongrammar.org.

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England
Education phase
School size
869 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01772 613112

About Hutton Church of England Grammar School

Hutton Church of England Grammar School and Sixth Form is a high performing, regularly over-subscribed 11-16 comprehensive single-sex boys’ school with a co-educational Sixth Form. We are currently judged as ‘Good’ by Ofsted (2017) and ‘Outstanding’ by SIAMS (2018) and centre all we do around our Christian Values; these can be best summed up in Colossians 3:23

‘Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart’

Arranging a visit to Hutton Church of England Grammar School

If you would like to arrange a visit to the school prior to applying for the post (Covid-19 restrictions permitting), please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs L Waddell, at l.waddell2@huttongrammar.org.

School location

Liverpool Road, Preston, Lancashire, PR4 5SN

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