This job expired on 12 October 2023

  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    12 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

L4 - L6

Deputy Head job summary

Tudor Grange Primary Academy Yew Tree is a thriving and highly successful single-form Primary Academy which serves the community in Solihull. A vacancy has arisen and we are looking to appoint a new Deputy Head of School to start in January 2024.  If you are an established senior leader who strives to make a difference and be significant in the lives of others, Tudor Grange Primary Academy Yew Tree would welcome you as part of the team. 

The successful candidate will be working under the direction of the Principal who has very high aspirations for the academy and this is a fantastic opportunity for an inspiring and dedicated leader to join us at an exciting time in our development. The role will be primarily non-class based.

Applications are invited from experienced teachers and leaders with the ability, passion and commitment to play an active role in the leadership and management of the academy, with aspirations towards headship in the future.

We need a Deputy Head of School who: 

  • Can work under the direction of the Principal and play an active role in the leadership and management of the school
  • Is enthusiastic, resilient, and genuinely enjoys teaching and can demonstrate skills compatible with our Academy’s vision, mission, and values 
  • Is prepared to strive to enable every child to achieve their potential 
  • Is reflective in their practice and self-motivated 
  • Is creative 
  • Has excellent teaching, organisational and interpersonal skills. 
  • Is committed to personal career progression and enhancement 

As a school we can offer: 

  • A dedicated, motivated staff team who share the same ambition of excellence 
  • A focus on care, guidance and support for all in our community 
  • Children who love their school 
  • Quality professional development and future Trust wide opportunities. 

If you are ambitious and eager to teach, we would like to meet you. 

Visits are welcomed and these will be held on :

Tuesday 26th September 2023 at  5:00pm  

Thursday 28th September 2023 at 11:00 – 12:00pm   

Tuesday3rdOctober 2023 at 5.00 pm 

Monday 9th October 2023 at 9:30am 

Please note we do not accept CV’s. 

The recruitment process is robust in seeking to establish the commitment of candidates to support the school’s measures to safeguard and to identify, deter or reject people who might pose a risk of harm to children or are otherwise unsuited to work with them. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the DBS.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS checkAll applications will be considered on their merit and the post will be offered subject to the usual health and criminal record clearanceWe are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

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 Tudor Grange Primary Academy Yew Tree

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
268 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

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