Deputy Headteacher

Abbey Lane Primary School, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 0BN

13 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    9 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Deputy Headteacher job summary


Salary L10- L14 (52723 - £58135)

NOR: 563

The successful candidate will be required from January 2023 or as soon as possible.

Have you made an impact on the quality of teaching, learning and leadership in your current school? Abbey Lane Primary School is looking for a non-class-based Deputy Headteacher to support the Headteacher and take primary responsibility for overseeing the strategic direction and development of assessment throughout the school. If you are an excellent practitioner who would like to use your creativity to make a real difference, we would like to hear from you.

We have a strong commitment to raising attainment and ensuring all children reach their potential. We are seeking somebody who:

  • has current or recent KS1 experience (essential),
  • is an outstanding and dynamic classroom practitioner with high expectations of pupil achievement at all levels,
  • has excellent and proven interpersonal, leadership and management skills,
  • is an inspirational and creative team player with vision and drive who can motivate and lead others
  • has a good knowledge of monitoring and evaluation processes in order to provide good support for school self-evaluation.

Ideally you will already be a deputy headteacher or assistant headteacher in your current school and have a good working knowledge of assessment systems from FS2 to Y6. The successful candidate will also be required to act as a deputy designated safeguarding lead (DDSL) which will include responsibility for on-line safety.

We can offer you enthusiastic and responsive children; an inclusive and engaged community; an active and supportive governing body and a commitment to your continued professional development. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required.

Candidates are encouraged to visit the school and dates have been arranged on:

Thursday 22nd September at 9:00am

Friday 30th September at 2:30pm

Please contact the school to make an appointment.

Application packs can be requested by calling into school, e-mailing stating 'Application Pack' in the subject line or by sending a large SAE (large stamp) to the Headteacher, Mrs M Stafford to whom completed forms should be returned.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 9th October 2022

All successful candidates will be notified by Wednesday 12th October 2022

Provisional date for interviews: Monday 17th October and Tuesday 18th October 2022

Applying for the job

Application packs can be requested by emailing stating 'Application Pack' in the subject line or sending an SAE to Abbey Lane Primary School, Abbey Lane, Sheffield. S8 0BN

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Supporting documents

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

About Abbey Lane Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
561 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
0114 2745054

Abbey Lane Primary School is a large maintained primary school. Currently, there are 563 pupils on role in years FS2 - Y6.

Arranging a visit to Abbey Lane Primary School

Visits will take place on Thursday 22nd September 2022 at 9.00am and Friday 30th September 2022 at 2.30pm. Please contact the school office to book a place.

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