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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    10 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£54,816 - £60,488

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Job Title: Deputy Headteacher

Employer: St Elphin’s CE Primary School

Job Type: Leadership

Job Phase: Primary

NOR: 392

Grade: L7 – L11

Actual Salary: £54,816 - £60,488 (as per teacher pay scales 2023)

Contract Type: Permanent

Contract Term: Full Time

Location: Warrington

Start Date: 1st September 2024

Closing Date: 9am Friday 10th May 2024

The children, staff and governing body of St Elphin’s CE VA Primary School are seeking to appoint a dedicated, dynamic and inspirational Deputy Headteacher to work in partnership with the Headteacher in the strategic leadership and development of our school.

We are looking for an outstanding practitioner, who is also a determined and ambitious leader with the ability to share, model and demonstrate the key characteristics of highly effective learning and teaching to continue to improve standards for all children in our school.

As Deputy Headteacher, you will be expected to lead positively by example and professionally inspire and develop others to be the best they can be for the benefit of our children across all phases. Successful candidates must have previous proven experience of successful senior leadership and be able to provide challenge, rigour and strategic direction.

Our new Deputy Head should be a leader who:

Will strive to make a difference to the lives of all of our pupils

Is passionate about providing challenging and meaningful learning experiences and has a proven track record of raising attainment and making a positive impact on children across all phases of our school.

Has the skills and knowledge to monitor, evaluate and report on standards of attainment, learning and teaching across school and data analysis.

Experience of teaching and leading teams of staff effectively

Has clear and demonstrable experience of developing their own and others’ pedagogy and practice

Ability to motivate and inspire colleagues, promoting high aspirations for all.

Has excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish positive working relationships with colleagues, children and the wider community, through modelling high levels of professionalism, commitment and integrity.

Believes passionately in the role of a Church of England School and lives out the Gospel Values in their day-to-day life.

Is committed to promoting and developing the Christian distinctiveness of our school

Has the energy, compassion and perseverance to lead and see whole school projects through to a successful conclusion

Can utilise a range of leadership styles successfully to achieve the best outcomes when working with a range of people in our school community

Is committed to the safeguarding, welfare and wellbeing of children and staff.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

A vibrant, welcoming and friendly school that is fully committed to providing the best start for every pupil so that they can experience ‘life in all its fullness’ (John 10:10) and where every individual is valued.

A very happy school with a strong and inviting Christian ethos.

Enthusiastic, well-behaved children who are eager to learn and be the best they can be

Hardworking, positive and supportive colleagues

A well informed and supportive governing body, who are committed to our school

A creative environment that supports and enhances our vision and inclusive ethos

The opportunity to make a real contribution to school improvement

Significant time to commit to having a strong impact on school improvement.

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 St Elphin's (Fairfield) CofE Voluntary Aided Primary School

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

Arranging a visit to St Elphin's (Fairfield) CofE Voluntary Aided Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email stelphins_finance@sch.warrington.gov.uk.

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