Deputy Headteacher

Bentfield Primary School, Stansted, Essex


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £43,112 to £49,810

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and inspirational Deputy Headteacher who will share our determination to secure the best outcomes for pupils at our fully inclusive school. We are looking for a highly effective practitioner to join our leadership team from April 2020 (though alternative start dates may be considered for the right candidate). This is an exciting opportunity to take a pivotal, class based leadership role in a mainstream school which has an enhanced provision for up to 21 pupils with severe learning difficulties/lifelong learning needs.

“The school’s vision, ‘Inspire, discover, encourage one another’, demonstrates a strong commitment to equality and inclusion as key values at the heart of the learning process.”
“Pupils behave well and enjoy learning in lessons. They have a good understanding of how to keep themselves safe.”
“Parents are very positive about their children’s experience at the school. One parent described this by saying, ‘The environment is inclusive, nurturing, welcoming and respectful’.”
Ofsted, April 2018

Essential educational requirements

• Undergraduate Degree

Essential qualifications

• Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

• Enhanced DBS clearance
• At least 5 years successful teaching experience in the primary age range
• Evidence of continued career development
• Practice which meets all the Teacher Standards
• Previous leadership experience
• Experience of teaching across two Key Stages

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Primary
School size 257 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Bentfield Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Bentfield Primary School

Bentfield is a friendly, welcoming, fully inclusive mainstream school with a highly regarded enhanced provision. In our last inspection (May 2018) we were judged to be good in every category.

Our school is set in beautiful, mature wooded grounds and is a caring, sharing community that caters for children of all abilities.

Bentfield's principles:
- Everyone's contribution is valued
- If it works, do more of it. If it doesn't, change it
- Consistency benefits the whole school community
- Co-operation and communication effect positive change
- Optimism and positive thinking lead to success
- Consultation is essential for positive change

School location

Rainsford Road, Stansted, Essex, CM24 8DX