This job expired on 20 February 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    31 January 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L11 - L16

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of Ryelands Primary & Nursery School are seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher to join our effective leadership team and dedicated school staff from 1st September 2024.

Ryelands is a happy and forward-thinking primary school serving the Ryelands community. Our expectations are high, pupils and staff are valued; this is reflected in our ethos, learning environment and in all that we do. Ryelands currently has 400 pupils on roll; it is a two-form entry school with a nursery, taking pupils from the age of two. There are 65% of pupils entitled to Pupil Premium. The school has increasingly played a vital role as a hub for the community, providing additional support and opportunities for families.

This is a non-class-based Deputy role. The Deputy Headteacher will:

  • Work in close partnership with the Headteacher
  • Be responsible for PPG funded initiatives in order to improve outcomes
  • Oversee assessment and pupil progress across all key stages
  • Maintain a regular teaching commitment (daily Y6 Maths session in the first instance)

  • Please refer to the attached letters from the Headteacher and Chair of Governors, job description and person specification for detailed information about the post.

    What the school offers its staff

    We are looking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher with an enthusiasm and commitment to raising standards and to providing the very best provision for all pupils and who holds a core desire to make a difference. We wish to appoint an outstanding teacher and dynamic leader who has the energy and vision to work with the headteacher and SLT to drive forward improvements with focus and care for individuals and the community.

    Further details about the role

    Closing date: Tuesday 20th February 2024 Noon

    Shortlisting date: Thursday 22nd February 2024

    Proposed visit and Interview Dates: 6th and 7th March 2024

    Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

    Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at www.gov.uk/dbs or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

    Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

    Proposed Interview Date:06/03/2024

    Commitment to safeguarding

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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    About Lancaster Ryelands Primary School

    School type
    Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
    Education phase
    View all Primaryjobs
    School size
    388 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    3 to 11
    Phone number
    01524 64626

    Torrisholme Road , Lancaster , Lancashire , LA1 2RJ
    Tel: 01524 64626
    School website: www.ryelands.lancs.sch.uk

    Arranging a visit to Lancaster Ryelands Primary School

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

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