10 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    26 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    26 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Leadership Scale 12 - 16

Job summary

The Headteacher and Governors of this Outstanding school are looking to appoint a new Deputy Headteacher from September 2021.

Layton Primary School is looking to recruit an individual who is ready to move into deputy headship within a busy, outstanding three-form-entry primary school. This is a wonderful opportunity for the right candidate to lead, learn, challenge, teach, plan and empower others alongside the Senior Leadership team.

The successful appointee will need to be able to demonstrate a proven track record of high quality teaching in order to secure high standards, alongside the ability and experience of learning and managing other staff towards improved outcomes. A clear notion of how to improve yourself and others is a key element of the role, together with improving the existing multi-faceted talents within school. Curriculum development will be a key area of your role, working with all stakeholders to secure improvement to our intended and implemented curriculum.

Our school values opinions, promotes individuals’ strengths, and creates opportunities for personal growth. This post represents a superb career opportunity in a modern school with excellent new facilities and technology.

To gain further information, please see the application pack attached which includes a letter from the Headteacher, person specification and job description.

Applying for the job

Please complete the attached application form and return by email to recruitment@layton.blackpool.sch.uk

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
School size
609 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01253 392179

About Layton Primary School

Layton is a three form entry primary school on the edge of Blackpool; each year group is supported with a team leader who work and plan together. They meet regularly to assess learning and advise next steps in the process.

In 2017, Layton was judged to be outstanding in all areas by Ofsted. We are an Apple Distinguished school and each child and staff member are provided with technology which is an integrated part of our learning and a seamless part of our teaching and learning.

Arranging a visit to Layton Primary School

Informal conversations with the Headteacher are welcomed, in addition to a visit to school, by prior arrangement. We have scheduled two opportunities to visit school for a socially distanced tour, on either Thursday 15th April at 2pm or Thursday 22nd April at 2pm. Please email recruitment@layton.blackpool.sch.uk to book onto one of these visits or request a telephone conversation with Mr Clucas, Headteacher.

School location

Meyler Avenue, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 7DX

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