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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 January 2024

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Full-time equivalent salary


Deputy Headteacher job summary

About this Role

To work with the Headteacher to lead and support staff in all aspects of the leadership and management of the school contributing to the School Plan, supporting the ethos, aims and vision of the school. The School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document part 10 sets out details of the professional duties of a Deputy Headteacher.

Leadership Grade L15 to 19 (starting point dependent on experience)

Maidenhall Primary School is in search of a new Deputy Headteacher for September 2024.

This is a real opportunity to make a difference in our children’s lives! Our reward is their excited response to everything from trips and visits to spending a night camping on the school field! “Pupils rise to the challenge of teachers’ high expectations. They do this with pride and gratitude. From the moment pupils start school, they are excited to learn new things.” Ofsted 2021.

Maidenhall is a 3-4 form entry school serving a multicultural but predominantly South Asian community in the centre of Luton. The Senior and Middle Leadership Teams have a good blend of experience and a willingness to go the extra mile. The budget is healthy and the school is well resourced. The local Central Area Partnership (CAP) of schools is strong and supportive, as is the Governing Body.

The successful candidates will understand what we do well but have the insight and confidence to bring fresh ideas to build on these strengths. They will expand on the excellent foundations which are already in place and accelerate our journey to becoming an outstanding school. They will also recognise the importance of balancing the well being of the children and staff with the desire to achieve the best outcomes for all.

We are looking for Deputy Headteacher who:

Give the highest priority to the quality of education by ensuring that all children benefit from the highest standard of teaching which helps to prepare them for an ever-changing world.

Have the vision, passion and enthusiasm to motivate and inspire children and staff to reach their full potential.

Are able to build a strong rapport with children, parents, staff, governors and the wider community.

Provide the highest levels of support for staff well-being and in their professional development.

Have experience across all primary phases and experience of leading others

Have personal and professional integrity and are visible and approachable with the resilience to meet the day to day challenges of senior leadership.

- Be the designated safeguarding lead.

We can offer you the following:

A positive, caring ethos with children and learning at the heart of all we do.

Happy, well behaved children who are enthusiastic, motivated and engaged learners.

Talented, friendly and supportive staff.

A commitment to high quality professional development.

Good relationships with parents, carers and the wider community.

First-rate facilities including 2 large halls with dedicated changing rooms, 2 libraries, outdoor play spaces, a field and a good sized car park with designated parking.

Air conditioning in all classrooms as standard to make a better learning environment for both staff and children.

Excellent IT infrastructure with a dedicated IT manager.

A good CPD programme aimed at all staff levels.

Closing Date: 26th February at 12:00pm

Interviews: In the week beginning 4th March 2024

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Shabana UlHaq, our HR Administrator, to arrange a visit on either the 15th or 16th February 2024. For further information and an application pack, please visit our website http://maidenhallprimary.co.uk/category/vacancies

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About Maidenhall Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
681 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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