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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L8 - L12 (£56,082.00 - £61,882.00)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Deputy Headteacher

Teaching, learning and assessment

At Headley Park Primary School, our mission is to ensure thateverypupil leaves our school with the ability and desire to learn more, unlock their potential and make their mark in the world.Due to the promotion of the current postholder to the role of Headteacher at Headley Park, we are looking to appoint a highly motivated Deputy Headteacher to join our ambitious senior leadership team and help us achieve our aim.

Key duties:

  • This is a non-class based role. The successful candidate will:
  • Take responsibility for developing great teaching across the school
  • Lead the school’s assessment strategy
  • Coordinate monitoring and quality assurance activities

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is an exceptional teacher and leader with drive and aspiration
  • Is forward thinking, highly motivated and inspirational
  • Is enthusiastic and dynamic in their approach to the development of the school and its staff
  • Is committed to playing a key role alongside the headteacher in the leadership and management of the school
  • Is committed to professional development and providing opportunities for staff be the best they can be
  • Is able to set and model high standards in all areas of school life
  • Has a proven track record of raising pupil outcomes as a leader
  • Has enthusiasm, integrity and presence as well as excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Will champion a sense of pride in our community

What the school offers its staff

At Headley Park, we have a lot to offer our valued staff team:

Amazing Children

Headley Park children are happy, positive and well behaved. They are full of potential and eager to learn.

Amazing Team

Members of staff at all levels come together to support each other. We are a friendly and approachable team and according to our most recent staff survey, 100% of staff are proud to work for our school.

Evidence Informed

We are committed to evidence-informed practice. Leaders make decisions based on what evidence says works.

Behaviour Support

At Headley Park we aim to make it easy for our pupils to behave by teaching them the behaviours we expect. We have a behaviour curriculum that provides staff with a consistent approach to rewards, routines and sanctions across the school, from Nursery to Year 6. Behaviour is fully supported by a responsive SLT.


Our fully sequenced, cumulative curriculum is underpinned by detailed schemes of work and additional resources to support the planning and delivery of excellent lessons.

Instructional Coaching

All our teachers are entitled to fortnightly instructional coaching sessions using the Steplab professional learning platform.

Steplab Hub

We are a Steplab Hub School meaning we help other schools prepare for their instructional coaching journey by sharing our expertise.

Support Staff

We have a team of highly skilled support staff who work alongside teachers in every year group.

Please see the full recruitment pack for more information about what we have to offer.

Questions and visits

Visits to the school are encouraged and welcomed. We have a range of times for you to visit. If you are not able to attend any of the listed dates, please get in touch and we will arrange an alternative date.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts at Cathedral Schools Trust are subject to pre-employment checks including, but not limited to, initial and periodic enhanced level checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About Headley Park Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
455 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Headley Park is a two form entry school with nursery provision at the heart of a supportive and close local community. It prides itself on providing a carefully planned curriculum, a nurturing environment and a community of confident, curious learners. The four Headley Park habits ‘ambitious, responsible, respectful and safe’ are designed to reflect the qualities everyone is expected to demonstrate in order to achieve a harmonious community where all can thrive. The school has built a reputation for providing excellence in sport and physical activity. There are a wide range of sporting opportunities and the school participates in a number of fixtures locally and nationally.

The school is well poised to make further improvements through a well established culture of teamwork and the support of the Cathedral Schools Trust.

Arranging a visit to Headley Park Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@headleypark.bristol.sch.uk.

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