21 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    11 October 2021 at 4:00pm

  • Date listed

    9 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Will consider full-time, part-time, job share, term time
Contract type
(Leadership Scale 3-8, starting point negotiable)

Job summary

Deputy Headteacher for The Prince of Wales School, Dorchester

The Prince of Wales School (#GreatestSchoolOnEarth) is looking for an inspirational Deputy Headteacher who will make an impact on the outcomes for all our children.

The successful #InspiredToLearn candidate(s) will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Only applications submitted via the DorsetForYou online application form will be considered.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by emailing -

Appointment Type: Permanent, Preferred Full Time

N.B - We will also consider applicants seeking part-time or flexible working arrangements.

Closing Date: 4:00pm, Monday 11th October 2021

Date of Interviews: Monday 18th October 2021

Start Date: January 2022

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 9
Education phase
School size
157 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 9
Contact phone number

About The Prince of Wales School

The Prince of Wales School is a fully inclusive Mainstream First School in Dorchester, Dorset with a wide range of experience of successfully meeting the needs of children with significant barriers to their learning. The School has resourced provision for children with physical disabilities, mainly cerebral palsy. Staff are trained and positive about including children with serious medical conditions, children with learning difficulties and a variety of syndromes within an inclusive mainstream environment. The School has a strong SEND team with specialisms in dyslexia, movement and coordination issues, speech and language, social communication difficulties and Aspergers Syndrome'. The School has an ethos that welcomes all learners and seeks to inspire everyone to learn.

Arranging a visit to The Prince of Wales School

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by emailing -

School location

Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2HH

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