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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£50,807.00 - £56,082.00 Annually (FTE) L4-L8

Deputy Headteacher job summary

A fresh start at Lime Tree Primary Academy

Are you looking for a change in your current role and ready to step up into leadership? Do you feel that you have the skills, expertise and passion to play a critical part in supporting our young people achieve their very best? Are you willing to learn, take risks and strive for success? Then this is the role for you!

We are seeking to recruit a Deputy Headteacher at our friendly, welcoming and recently refurbished school. This is a new role and provides exciting opportunities for the right candidate. An interest or experience in SEND would also be desirable but not essential.

Limetree Park Academy has a recent ‘Good’ Ofsted report (February 2024) and is part of a Multi-Academy Primary trust, the Tennyson Learning Community.

Are you a person who is…

  • Passionate about the power of education to change lives.
  • Experienced in the leadership of others and subjects.
  • Motivated with the ability to inspire young people.
  • Able to work well collaboratively in terms of strategy, planning, preparation and development.
  • Committed to our vision, that no child will fail.
  • An outstanding classroom practitioner.

In return of your hard work and dedication we can offer:

  • Refurbished classrooms and workspaces.
  • A brilliant community of professionals across the Trust, with great expertise.
  • A superb professional development programme, such as NPQ’S and career opportunities within the Trust.
  • Wonderful children who love learning.
  • A supportive working environment with the highest expectations of pupil and teacher flourishing.
  • Competitive pay rate.
  • Private Health care through our employer scheme ‘Westfield Health’
  • A supportive and respectful place to work and grow as an individual.
  • Free tea and coffee, often with a slice of cake!

This post comes with a teaching commitment, timings/class age can be negotiated. The Tennyson Learning Community also supports flexible working.

Lime Tree Primary Academy is easily accessible from Junction 11a on the M1.

Candidates are very welcome to visit the school in advance of applying to meet with the Head of school, Clare Lewis.

If you are committed to making a difference for every young person, value diversity and inclusivity, respect differences and have the creativity and tenacity to build upon the strengths of our current team, we would welcome your application.

The TLC is an established primary Academy Trust with the aim of supporting and leading the growth and improvement of Primary Academies across Luton and South Bedfordshire. We are driven by a vision that ensures every child has the right to outstanding teaching and, every academy, exceptional leadership. It is our vision to work with our children, their parents and carers and our staff to create and to sustain excellent academies with outstanding outcomes for pupils. Please see our website for further details and information: www.tennysonlearningcommunity.com

The successful shortlisted applicants will be contacted with regards to interview process which may be held on a rolling basis so early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

If you have any questions about this role, please contact Hilary Power, CEO, in first instance at admin@tennysonroad.school

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 Lime Tree Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
294 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Primary Education

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