Deputy Headteacher

Hazel Wood High School, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 7QT

10 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Application deadline

    14 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Scale 17 – 21, actual salary £62,570 – £69,031 per annum

Deputy Headteacher job summary

The Trust, on behalf of Hazel Wood High, are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, hardworking, and enthusiastic Deputy Headteacher, capable of making a strong contribution to our rapidly improving school. This position will offer the chance to work within a dedicated school where you will be supported to develop your practice.

We are passionate about delivering a high-quality education to all our young people and believe this is a great opportunity for someone to really accelerate their career by being part of a team which further adds to the strong improvement journey working for a Headteacher and a CEO who are highly experienced in school improvement.

Core Purpose:

To be responsible for the leadership of specific whole-school developments. In conjunction with the Headteacher and other Deputy Headteacher, assist with the leadership and management of all the staff and the general organisation of the school. To carry out ad hoc duties delegated by the Headteacher. The job description should be read in conjunction with the Core Standards for all leaders.

This job description may be amended according to the strengths and areas of experience of the successful candidate, following consultation with the Headteacher. Priorities for the year will be negotiated within the context of the School Improvement Plan.

Whilst main responsibilities will depend on strengths of successful candidate the areas of responsibility will include:

Using the application form

Please do not send CVs. Applications should be sent to: For the attention of Mr. Paul Greenhalgh

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Hazel Wood High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
688 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Our school has a good reputation for being caring and inclusive, and is highly regarded by its local community. We have high expectations of our staff and a great emphasis on pupil care, which includes a particular focus on outstanding quality teaching and learning, with the aim of achieving excellent outcomes for all students. Every student at Hazel Wood high School is challenged to achieve outcomes in line with the top 20% of students nationally, who have the same starting points, and we are determined not to settle for mediocrity. At Hazel Wood, we have high expectations around behaviour and learning, and we support staff to actively apply these in the classroom, every day. With a consistent and supportive approach for all staff, this facilitates the student’s ability to understand and meet our expectations every day.

Arranging a visit to Hazel Wood High School

Please contact the school on 0161 797 6543 or by e-mailing to arrange an appointment.

School location

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