Deputy Headteacher

St Ursula's E-ACT Academy, Bristol


Job details

Working pattern Will consider full-time, staggered hours
Salary £00,000,.00 to £00,000,.00 per year (full-time equivalent)
Leadership level Executive Head

Job description

St Ursula’s E-ACT Academy is seeking to appoint an outward looking, visionary staff member to the exciting role of Deputy Headteacher from September 2020.

Salary: Leadership Main Scale
Location: St Ursula’s E-ACT Academy
Contract: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: 1st September 2020

Following the promotion of our current Deputy Headteacher, a vacancy has arisen for an enthusiastic and inspiring person to join our school and help us raise standards in teaching and learning.

We are looking for a highly motivated and forward-thinking person who can build on and develop the schools many strengths. You should have a clear vision for the role, and have an active interest in all aspects of school improvement, along with the ability to demonstrate exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills. You should also have a track record of leading and managing teams to make a real difference to outcomes for pupils, and the ability to build great working relationships with staff, pupils and parents is a must.

You will have:
-Shown the ability to raise standards and the quality of teaching of the key skills in English and Maths through effective leadership and management.
-Demonstrated leadership through excellent interpersonal skills and ability to inspire, challenge and motivate colleagues and children.
-Demonstrated the ability to have an awareness of highly motivating curriculum.
-Evidence of being an outstanding teacher able to lead and inspire outstanding teaching & learning across the school.
-A proven record of mentoring and coaching staff.

We can offer:
-Enthusiastic, happy confident children.
-Friendly, dedicated and hard-working colleagues.
-Commitment and support for your professional development.
-An excellent opportunity for an ambitious leader aiming towards eventual headship.
-A supportive Trust and parent body.

The ideal candidate must be passionate about improving teaching and learning, and the role will suit a successful senior leader with an aspiration to progress to Headship. The successful candidate will be a team player, who has the ambition to become a great leader and is in it for the long term.

What we value : Our values are our anchor point and underpin all we do.


For themselves and for the world around them by thinking beyond the four walls of their academy, and having the belief that anything they aspire to achieve is possible through hard work.


In all that they do by carefully thinking through their decisions, even when it means doing something that’s hard or takes a lot of time.


By supporting one another, and knowing that by working together great things can be achieved. If you feel you would thrive within this role, then we would love to hear from you.

We hope the further particulars will give you a clear picture of the journey we are on and encourage you to apply for this key post at a very exciting stage in the school’s development.

Please refer to the job description for further details on the post.

Advert Closing Date: Sunday 5th April 2020
Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

Safeguarding Statement:
All E-ACT academies, the Ambassadors and Headteachers are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, and undergo appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS check. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Employee benefits

Please see full job advert for further information

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 557 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website St Ursula's E-ACT Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Brecon Road, Bristol, BS9 4DT