This job expired on 15 January 2024

  • Job start date

    1 May 2024

  • Closing date

    15 January 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time working hours

Contract type


Pay scale

L6 - L11

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Deputy Head Teacher who:

- Can support, drive and communicate the school’s vision and work effectively with the Headteacher, staff, pupils, parents and governors to realise that vision.

- Can lead by example with integrity, creativity and resilience.

- Is inspirational and outstanding classroom practitioner, who leads by example and motivates, inspires and challenges staff and children to be passionate about their learning.

- Has a proven track record of raising achievement and developing children to be confident and compassionate.

- Is able to take a strategic role in curriculum development and improving teaching and learning across the school.

- Is a leader that has high expectations of all and will inspire staff to achieve the best outcomes for themselves and our pupils, enabling them to reach their full potential.

You will also share our values and ethos, and support the foundations upon which our approach is based:

• Be Kind

• Be Thankful

• Be Ambitious

If you share our values and want to further enhance our school then we want to hear from you. If you’re interested in this opportunity, please look at the attached supporting information, which will give you more details about the role and what we are looking for.

What the school offers its staff

Are you an inspirational, enthusiastic and innovative leader, with a passion for achieving the very best outcomes for children? If so, the Governing Body at Harris Primary School would love to hear from you.

We are a happy and successful primary school, at the heart of the community in Fulwood, Preston, and we are now looking for a new Deputy Headteacher to help take us on to the next stage of our development.

You’d join a fantastic and committed team, dedicated to supporting children of all abilities to reach their full potential. We proudly provide our pupils with a rich, broad and balanced curriculum, that will prepare them to take their place in a diverse and rapidly changing world.

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 Harris Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
229 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01772 864135

Arranging a visit to Harris Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bursar@harris.lancs.sch.uk.

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