Deputy Head Teacher

Portway Junior School, Derby, Derbyshire


Job details

Job role Leadership
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary L8 - L12

Job summary

• To support the Head Teacher in shaping the strategic leadership and management of learning
and pupil development across the school.
• To work with staff and support curriculum development and innovation so that it meets the
needs and aspirations of the pupils of Portway Junior School
• Leading, managing and evaluating effective assessment to ensure positive pupil progress for all
• Work with the Head Teacher to raise the quality of teaching and learning and pupils’
achievement, setting high expectations and monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of
teaching and learning, including the analysis of performance data.
• To deputise for the Head teacher in their absence as required.
• The post holder is expected to support the School’s aims, vision and ethos, have a thorough
knowledge of the School’s policies and procedures and to reinforce these with all stakeholders
where required.
• The post holder is expected to monitor and evaluate the specific areas for which s/he is
responsible for in the context of the School’s ethos and vision.
• Create, maintain and enhance effective relationships with all stake holders
• To have an understanding of the school budget and finance processes.
• To be actively involved in Trust Deputy Heads’ Network and support other Trust network

Applying for the job

Please apply by email as outlined in the advert

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size Up to 360 pupils
Age range 7 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Portway Junior School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Portway Junior School

Portway Junior School has a very special learning environment where we strive to build resilience and independence in our pupils. We are a friendly and supportive junior school with a strong and dedicated team and hope to offer you a variety of expertise and training to develop you. Our motto is ‘Aim high, do your best and never stop learning’ and applies to pupils and staff alike.

Arranging a visit to Portway Junior School

Candidates can contact the school on 01332 550113 to arrange a social distance compliant visit.

School location

Robincroft Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 2GL