This job expired on 2 October 2023

  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L22 - L26

Deputy Headteacher job summary

Immanuel College is a fully comprehensive 11-18 Church of England Academy, and a member of the Bradford Diocesan Academies Trust (BDAT). Situated in Idle, in the north of Bradford, we have served several large local communities for over twenty years. The school is oversubscribed with over 1700 students on role and continues to grow, with a brand new sixth form provision due to be built during this academic year.

We are looking to appoint a dynamic, ambitious, and talented individual with a proven track record of school improvement to join us in the role of Deputy Headteacher. This role is a key member of our senior leadership team and will be instrumental in supporting the academy in the next stage of development and in our aspiration to be outstanding in all areas.

In the first instance, the key areas of responsibility will focus on all aspects of Culture and Ethos: Behaviour & Attitudes, Attendance, Safeguarding (DSL), SEND and Alternative Provision. The successful candidate will have a whole-school responsibility for the Pastoral System and oversee the large Pastoral Team. They will also work in close collaboration with the Headteacher, and the rest of the Senior Leadership Team to facilitate joined-up thinking around all whole-school priorities.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a proven track record of whole-school improvement at senior leadership level
  • Work alongside the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team create a culture of success and aspiration
  • Have excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be a passionate and skilful teacher and leader who has the drive, enthusiasm and energy to foster positive relationships with staff, students, parents and our community for the benefit of all
  • Be fully committed to supporting the Christian Vision of Immanuel College

We can offer you:

  • A supportive and forward-thinking Leadership Team in an inclusive Academy and Trust
  • A stimulating, attractive and welcoming learning environment
  • An approach that supports and stimulates professional growth, with a bespoke CPD package
  • Cross-Trust opportunities for collaboration and development

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 Immanuel College

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1668 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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