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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    1 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 January 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for


Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents, staff and other professionals

Good organisation, time management and planning skills

Ability to use tools within Microsoft office, such as: word, powerpoint, publisher

Ability to produce detailed reports

Ability to interpret data and use data to inform reports

A professional and confidential approach to work

A skilled teacher with whom children make very good progress

Able to find creative and imaginative solutions to problems


Teaching within EYFS, KS1 and KS2 (Desirable)

Leadership at Assistant Head or Phase Level (Essential)

Involvement in school self-evaluation and development/improvement planning (Desirable)

Teaching in year groups where there is statutory assessment (Desirable)

Line management of staff (Essential)

Leadership of a whole school area eg. Assessment, SEN (Desirable)

Leadership of a core subject (Desirable)

What the school offers its staff

Headteacher Message

I began here at Little London in September 2021 and am thoroughly enjoying leading such a wonderful school. There are so many brilliant aspects to our school: the fabulous staff team we have, the facilities, the quality of teaching and learning and of course the children, who are just amazing. Children make very good progress and achieve well at the end of their time with us, they are keen to learn and want to do their best. There is a lovely warm, friendly and caring atmosphere and ethos in our school.

Little London is a school doing well, but with enormous potential to be something incredibly special. I am excited about the opportunity to recruit a deputy headteacher who shares the same values and ambition to work with me on this journey of improvement and development.

As the deputy head you would be non-class based and lead key areas across the whole school. The areas you would lead would include teaching and learning area and pastoral areas. I am looking for someone who is a kind and caring person who values people and works with optimism and enthusiasm. You will need to be passionate about working with children and committed to ensuring their enjoyment and love of school. You will also need to be organised and be able to manage your work well, prioritising and delegating as needed. You will need to be an excellent teacher and have a passion for all things education. You must have a mature and calm approach, be flexible and adaptable.

Little London is a unique and very special place to work. It is fabulous, diverse and dynamic. This is a great opportunity to take that next step in your career in a very positive and supportive school.

Fran Bowman


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. All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
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About Little London Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
395 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
0113 2442457

Little London is a community primary school in the heart of Leeds, West Yorkshire. It is a 2 form entry school for children aged 4-11. It is a diverse, dynamic and exciting place to work in the heart of a fabulous community.

Arranging a visit to Little London Community Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@littlelondonprimary.co.uk.

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