4 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    29 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5hrs per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£54,685 - £61,789

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Pines School is looking for an amazing Deputy Headteacher to join our dedicated and hard-working team. The successful candidate will be able to deliver high quality, engaging lessons as well as inspiring our teaching staff to do the same. Our Deputy Headteacher will have a passion for nurturing and encouraging excellence in our pupils.

We need a Deputy Headteacher who: -

  • Has up to date whole class teaching experience, with a record of high quality practice (all key stages considered).
  • Has high expectations of self and others and is on a constant journey of self-improvement
  • Is flexible and able to work well with others.
  • Is able to deliver creative, fun, challenging and stimulating lessons that meet the needs of all learners.
  • Has a clear understanding of expected learning outcomes across the primary phase.
  • Understands the importance of ongoing assessment to determine children’s next steps in learning.
  • Has drive and ambition to contribute to school improvement.
  • Is able to lead on behaviour and can relate to children who have experience of trauma or have additional needs.
  • Is able to support our excellent SENCO with ensuring the needs of all learners are met.
  • Someone who is able to use their initiative and work as part of a team.

Our children would like someone who:

  • Cares and listens
  • Is clever and has lots of knowledge
  • Has the confidence to manage behaviour
  • Is kind, athletic and fun
  • Has a presence and can lead great assemblies
  • Can help children deal with their stress
  • Believes in us
  • Can work as part of a team

The successful candidate will join a team who are passionate about engaging and inspiring young people in their learning and will have experience of working with primary age range children including EYFS. At The Pines there has been rapid improvement in the quality of education, behaviour & attitudes and personal development We will continue to focus on improving the outcomes for our children. This is an exciting time to join us and our amazing team.

Closing date:Monday 29th April 2024 at 12noon

Interviews:Week Beginning 6th May 2024

Visits are actively encouraged. Please contact Rachel Evans, School Business Manager, should you require any further information. SBM@thepinesschool.org.uk

Start date– September 2024

At The Pines we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • An inclusive ethos
  • Supportive SLT and governing body
  • Happy, motivated children who enjoy coming to school
  • A commitment to professional development for all staff
  • Caring and committed staff teams including an actively supportive leadership team who work well together
  • Supportive parents who engage positively in the improvement of the school

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About The Pines School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
317 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01344 426413

Arranging a visit to The Pines School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sbm@thepinesschool.org.uk.

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