5 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    31 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership 20 - 24

What skills and experience we're looking for

We need some­one who is passionate about making a difference, who is a highly skilled, driven and a successful school leader with a range of recent experience ready to take on this crucial new role at Greenbank.

The Deputy Headteacher will:

  • Lead on school improvement to maximise progress and aspiration for all students.
  • Identify and drive the School Improvement Plan to raise standards and achievement under the overall direction of the Headteacher.
  • Line manage members of the Senior Leadership Team.
  • Lead and share responsibility for developing and implementing school policies, decision-making and strategic planning.
  • Lead on effective performance management of all staff.
  • Lead on student access and engagement to high quality extended learning opportunities.
  • Lead on family and community engagement.
  • Lead on learning and opportunity beyond the classroom.
  • Create effective quality assurance opportunities.
  • Undertake the professional duties of the Headteacher during her absence.
  • Duties and responsibilities of the post will change over time as requirements and circumstances change. The post holder will be required to carry out such other duties consistent with the post and as directed by the Headteacher.
  • Qualities and Knowledge

    • Holding and articulating clear values and moral purpose, focused on providing a world class education for students.
    • Demonstrating optimistic personal behaviour, positive relationships and attitudes towards all stakeholders.
    • Leading by example - with integrity, creativity, resilience and clarity- drawing on own expertise /skills, and that of others.
    • Sustaining wide, current knowledge and understanding of education locally, nationally and globally, and pursuing continuous professional development.
    • Working with political, business and financial astuteness, within a clear set of principles centred on the school’s vision, ably translating local and national policy into the school’s context.
    • Communicate at every opportunity the school’s vision and empowering all students and staff to excel.
    • Use data and evidence-based research to make accurate and balanced decisions.
    • Plan for effective change and review.
    • Ability to use and calculate data as a measure of impact.

What the school offers its staff

The successful applicant will join our ambitious and com­mitted leadership team and will be responsible for leading on school improvement. This role offers an exciting prospect for an outstanding practitioner to take full advantage of the unique opportunities that our school brings and to make a significant impact on improving the life chances for all students across the school.

You would be joining the Southport Learning Trust, a family of seven schools in the locality that is looking to grow. As an employer, our Trust will give you the opportunity to develop your career through an ambitious professional development programme, share and develop practice across several schools and look after your well-being in a supportive environment.

Commitment to safeguarding

Southport Learning Trust is required under law and guidance to check the criminal background of all employees. Decisions to appoint will be subject to consideration of an enhanced disclosure, including a Barred List check, from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@greenbankhigh.co.uk

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About Greenbank High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1037 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Greenbank High School is a high-achieving, all girls academy and trust the information provided will enable you to make a decision about your suitability to join our journey and provide a world class education. As a school and a member of Southport Learning Trust we are determined to inspire our students through learning both inside and outside the classroom, care for individual pastoral needs and achieve the highest academic standards

Arranging a visit to Greenbank High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email murphd.gk@greenbankhigh.co.uk.

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