Deputy Headteacher

Finham Primary School, Coventry, West Midlands


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 8 to Lead Practitioners range 13, £48,808 to £55,202

Job summary

Deputy Headteacher

Starting September 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional and inspirational leader to work closely with the Headteacher and Governors of our thriving and successful new school.

The Governors are seeking to recruit an inspirational and dynamic Deputy Headteacher to continue to lead us in pursuit of excellence and our ‘world class’ aims.

Are you an outstanding teacher and leader with strategic vision, resilient character and a strong belief that all young people can succeed?

Do you have a proven track record in raising standards?

Do you have experience in motivating and developing staff to ensure that all students achieve highly? Are you able to work collaboratively with colleagues, receptive to new ideas, and eager to learn?

Do you have the desire and aptitude to work towards headship?

Finham Primary is an exciting, innovative, friendly and supportive school. Our most recent Ofsted (January 2019) described Finham Primary as a good school ‘the school is a positive and welcoming environment where adults and pupils have high expectations for what can be achieved. Leaders and governors are keen to develop the ‘whole child’’.

At Finham, children receive a holistic education, that nurtures their unique skills and talents. Although children will develop at different rates, they all deserve a bespoke, values led, inclusive education and an excellent start in life. We strive for the highest standards. This is achieved by challenging, whilst supporting and nurturing each and every child. We cultivate creativity and critical thinking to develop intrinsically motivated learners with high aspirations for their futures.

What we can offer:

ü Outstanding professional development as a strategic partner of The Lion Teaching School Alliance

ü Supportive staff and a strong team ethos

ü Supportive leadership within in the school and MAT

ü Progression opportunities as the school and MAT grow

ü Being part of something exciting for the City of Coventry

This post also gives the holder the opportunity to contribute to the work of Finham Park Multi Academy Trust. Primary and secondary schools in Finham Park MAT have set out to pioneer, innovate and deliver a ‘World Class’ education for all.

For an informal discussion with the Headteacher, Sarah Bracken, please contact her via email Completed application forms should be returned to or by post to:

HR Department

Finham Park MAT

Torrington Avenue



Closing date: 6th April 2020 at 9.00am

Interview dates: To Be Confirmed

Finham Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 456 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Finham Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Green Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 6EJ