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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

As our ideal candidate are you:

  • An inspirational, dynamic and compassionate leader who will nurture our children to grow and reach their potential?
  • Someone with high expectations, dedicated to inclusivity and the removal of barriers to learning for all our pupils?
  • Approachable, personable and visible as a leader?
  • A strong role model who has the ability to bring out the best in people?
  • Able to create and embed a shared vision which leads to positive change for all the school community, building on our existing solid foundations?
  • Brave enough to accept challenges, make difficult decisions and make changes where necessary?
  • Outward looking, innovative & creative with the confidence to bring new ideas?
  • Someone who will lead by example and be willing to do anything for the Sandal Community?
  • Have a proven record of excellent classroom practice
  • Have proven effective middle leadership experience and be dedicated to school improvement

What the school offers its staff

We can offer

  • A happy, friendly, welcoming school where all are committed to providing the best education for our pupils
  • Good rated school by Ofsted
  • A creative learning environment, both indoors and out, which motivates and encourages pupils and staff.
  • Hard working, talented and enthusiastic staff
  • A safe, happy and nurturing environment
  • Happy children and a supportive parent/carer network
  • An inspiring and creative curriculum
  • A skilled and supportive Governing Body that offers challenge and support
  • A commitment to your own continuing professional development

Further details about the role

Visits to school are strongly encouraged, please contact Sarah Lester on 01274 598115 or email office@sandalprimaryschool.co.uk to arrange a visit to the school on one of the following dates.

Thursday 14th March, Tuesday 19th March, Friday 22nd March & Tuesday 9th April 2024

Closing Date: Monday 15th April 2024, midday

Interviews: Tuesday 30th April & Wednesday 1st May 2024

Interested candidates are requested to apply online, please visit www.prospectsonline.co.uk. Please note: CVs are not accepted for this post.

Sandal Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children. All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and references.

Applicants will be subject to an online search if shortlisted.

Proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required.

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 Sandal Primary School

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

Arranging a visit to Sandal Primary School

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

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