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  • Start date details

    01/01/2025 or earlier if possible

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£47,185.00 - £52,074.00 Annually (Actual)

Deputy Headteacher job summary

Ashburton Primary School, part of Westcountry Schools Trust (WeST), is seeking to appoint an exceptional individual with vision, energy and inspirational leadership to the position of Deputy Headteacher.

The Deputy Headteacher will be required to support the Headteacher on a day-to-day basis with the leadership of the school and with the delivery of the WeST strategic direction, to optimise learning for all children and work cooperatively with colleagues in the implementation of making our school an even better place to learn and work. The role will require collaboration within and beyond Westcountry Schools Trust and a close working relationship with the Headteacher to maintain a collective responsibility to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and recruitment of staff.

The duties outlined in the attached job description are in addition to those covered by the latest School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document. This job description is based on the National Standards for Headteachers together with the particular requirements for working with Westcountry Schools Trust.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

Please read the attached recruitment pack for full details.

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 Ashburton Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
201 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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