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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    5 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 September 2023

Job details

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No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Pay Range L11-17

Deputy Headteacher job summary

Deputy Headteacher – January 2024                                    

Indicative pay range: L11-17 Full time                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   OFSTED: Good

Newton Leys Primary School and Nursery is looking to appoint a Deputy Head!

Newton Leys Primary School and Nursery is now in its seventh year, we are a three form entry, mixed primary school with 590 pupils on roll, serving the community of Newton Leys and surrounding areas to the south of Milton Keynes. We are passionate about teaching and learning and creating a culture of making a difference for each and every child, where happy, enthusiastic, motivated and ambitious children have the opportunity to achieve their own potential. We place a huge emphasis on the ‘traditional values’ of manners, good behaviour, and excellent communication skills. Relationships here are warm, nurturing and supportive and there is a real sense of excitement, love and laughter at every level, which pervades the whole school.

We are now seeking to appoint an exceptional leader to work in partnership with our Headteacher and senior staff team to build on the existing success of the school and lead the school into its next chapter.

The ideal candidate will also:

  •  Have a breadth of experience and knowledge across all phases of primary education
  •  Be innovative and experienced at managing change
  •  Be an outstanding teacher and creative leader
  • Demonstrate an exceptional work ethic
  • Have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be an active, engaged and visible experienced leader who inspires respect, trust, commitment and unity of purpose
  • Have high expectations and a demonstrable commitment to achieving the very highest of standards
  • Be highly motivated, dynamic and forward thinking

You should be an inspirational leader with a strong commitment to raising attainment and taking our school on its journey from Good to Outstanding. You will combine a vision and energy for children’s education with the focus and drive needed for whole school improvement. Committed to excellence and dedicated to lifelong learning, you will have the ambition, skills and energy to provide for every child within our school.

In return for your energy, integrity, and enthusiasm, we offer you the opportunity to be part of a strong Senior Leadership Team working alongside our excellent teachers, a committed Governing Body and fantastic children who are all keen to learn.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. The Headteacher will be available to welcome prospective candidates during the working day; please arrange a visit through our Office Business Manager, Dawn Reoch on 01908 630253. To find out more,  or visit our school email: recruitment@newtonleysprimary.org

Closing Date: Noon, 5 October 2023      Shortlisting: 6 October 2023       Interviews: 13 October 2023

Newton Leys Primary School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity (if the candidate has lived in the UK) and/or criminal/police checks for all other countries inhabited (irrespective of whether they worked in those countries)

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About Newton Leys Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
595 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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