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  • Job start date

    8 January 2024

  • Closing date

    10 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time Deputy Headteacher role

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Salary L11 – L15 (£60,488 - £66,628)

What skills and experience we're looking for



Further accredited qualifications and CPD such as leadership pathways - NPQs

Professional Development

Evidence of leading CPD for others

Demonstrating an active role in school


Evidence of exemplary teaching in a primary setting

Evidence of good outcomes for all pupils

A track record of implementing successful strategies to raise achievement

A good understanding of effective strategies for gaining and maintaining high standards of behaviour at whole school level

Involvement in curriculum development in a school

Evidence of coaching and supporting staff to strengthen the teaching profile in school

Willingness to undertake DSL training for the role

An understanding of the role of the governors

Skills & Abilities

An excellent understanding of theory and best practice in teaching and learning, particularly in relation to sustaining learning.

Ability to form and maintain excellent relationships with children which enhance their learning and emotional well being

Managing people and resources

Experience of interpreting and using assessment data to raise achievement

Ability to analyse and evaluate data

An understanding of safeguarding and its importance within a school setting

An understanding of the role of parents and community in school improvement and how this can be promoted

An understanding of safeguarding and experience of Right help, right time

Personal Attributes

Ability to lead and motivate others

Ability to work collaboratively

Flexibility, enthusiasm and commitment

High expectations of own performance and performance of pupils

Evidence of motivation for working with children

Excellent organisational skills and ability to work under pressure, prioritise appropriately and meet deadlines

What the school offers its staff

If you are that talented, exceptional individual who wants to work with our children you will:

 be passionate about teaching and learning and believe in maximising the potential of all


 have the ability to inspire, challenge and motivate pupils and colleagues

 be a leader who knows the value of sharing good practice, team work and collaboration

 have a proven track record in raising standards at the end of a key stage

 care about the welfare of our children

 have high expectations of behaviour

We can offer you:

 amazing children

 a supportive Senior Leadership Team

 hardworking and committed colleagues

 wonderful learning environment

 well-resourced facilities

 a supportive governing body

Commitment to safeguarding


School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including:


enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification; qualifications; medical fitness; identity and right to work.


All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

Short-listed candidates

Online searches will be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.

Rehabilitation of offenders

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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About Lyndon Green Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
362 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Email address
Phone number

Welcome to Lyndon Green Junior School.

I am incredibly lucky to be the Head Teacher of Lyndon Green Junior School. We have amazing children, supportive parents and a dedicated team, who strive to provide a curriculum that is vibrant and creative, making memories that will last forever.

Our five dispositions: perseverance, positivity, creativity, being adventurous and hard –working underpin all aspects of school life.

School Values

Our school values are at the core of everything we do. They underpin our teaching and learning, and provide an environment which prepares our pupils to be:

Successful learners: who love learning, make progress and achieve.

Confident individuals: who are able to communicate effectively and live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives.

Responsible citizens: who are open minded, self and socially aware, who have pride in their history and heritage and respect others.

Effective contributors: who are enterprising (have a get up and go attitude), are resilient, show initiative and work well in a team.

Arranging a visit to Lyndon Green Junior School

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

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