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  • Job start date

    1 October 2023

  • Closing date

    22 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Monday to Friday, all year round

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Scale 9 - 13

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an inspirational school leader who:

  • is resilient and approachable being able to challenge, be challenged, inspire and support staff and pupils
  • can lead on inclusion across a primary school setting and has a track record of school wide impact in this area
  • shares our inclusive values and has the passion and creativity to help every pupil achieve more than they previously thought possible
  • has a track record and experience in supporting and improving outcomes for vulnerable pupils
  • has a deep understanding of transition work between nurseries into primary school, as well as onwards towards secondary school
  • will maintain and extend links with parents, carers, partner schools, outside agencies and the wider community to improve outcomes for all our pupils
  • has the ability to lead on whole school staff professional development to support the school’s strategic vision
  • has experience and understanding of operating alongside external networks and support systems for the best interests of every pupil
  • is capable of writing reports to governors, staff and parents.

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer the opportunity to:

  • take a key responsibility in school wide inclusion (including those pupils identified as requiring identified need and SEND support and those pupils who are known to be disadvantaged or vulnerable) and safeguarding
  • to work with pupils from an increasingly wide range of backgrounds, needs and starting points, who “are self-confident, caring individuals” (Ofsted 2019)
  • to lead a team who “are confident and committed to continuing to improve the school,” and, “ know their pupils well and are keen to provide the right level of support and challenge for all.” (Ofsted 2019)

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. School will carry out online searches on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence checks.

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About Grenoside Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
325 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Grenoside Community Primary School is a Local Authority school set in the village of Grenoside. We are co-educational and have just under 350 on roll with pupils coming from Grenoside and from the wider local area.

This is an exceptional opportunity for someone with drive and ambition to become part of the team at Grenoside Primary School. The school benefits from a skilled and dedicated group of staff who enjoy their job and believe passionately about the value of education and the importance of enjoying learning. Our values and ethos come from wanting 'the best for every child'.

Arranging a visit to Grenoside Community Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@grenoside.sheffield.sch.uk.

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