Deputy Headteacher Vacancy

Madani Girls' School, Leicester, Leicestershire


Job details

Job role Leadership
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary TBD

Job summary

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the forward looking and ambitious leadership team at Madani Schools.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic individual with real commitment and drive to join the Senior Leadership team in their tireless pursuit of continual school improvement. Teamwork and communication are critical to this role; working closely with SLT, Leadership Team, leading middle leaders, teaching and support staff on areas of focus, working with parents and outside agencies etc. Candidates should have a proven track record of raising standards and be able to demonstrate the impact of their current leadership role on school improvement. Our aim is to move beyond Outstanding and develop ‘Amazing’ provision for our students and this role of Deputy Head teacher plays a considerable part in this.

The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to significantly contribute to developing the strategic direction of the school, alongside the Executive Headteacher. We are looking for somebody who has a genuine commitment to students’ well-being and understands fully the difference that care, guidance and support can make to the lives and future of young people.

This job description covers core elements of the post. Specific responsibilities, in addition to those outlined below, will be decided on based on the strengths and experiences of the successful candidate and the requirements of the school. These will be incorporated into the final job description for the post.

As Deputy Headteacher, you will be required to meet the general requirements of this post, and those of a class teacher, as specified in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document and Teachers’ Standards. In addition, you will be required to fulfil any reasonable expectations from the EHT. The post will require you to work in partnership with the Executive Headteacher, governors, staff and students to ensure the continuous improvement and effective operation of the school.

Employee benefits

High quality dedicated Training and CPDL Development programme
Pension scheme – Teacher Pension Scheme / Local Government Pension Scheme
Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service
Free onsite parking
Free daily Staff dining
No Break/ Lunch duties for Teachers
Close proximity to train and bus services
Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme
Health and wellness sessions and discounts

Applying for the job

Please submit completed applications electronically to

Postal applications must be marked for the attention of:

HR Department, Madani Schools Federation, Evington Valley Road, Leicester, LE5 5LL

Please note that only fully completed Application Forms will be accepted. CV’s will not be accepted. Supporting information should be no more than one side of A4. No applications will be accepted from Agencies.

Whilst we endeavour to notify all candidates, if you do not hear from us within 10 working days of submitting your application, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type LA Maintained School, Muslim
Education phase Secondary
School size 309 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Madani Girls' School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Madani Girls' School

Key performance information consistently demonstrates that both of our schools are amongst the very best schools in the city of Leicester, Leicestershire, and the region in terms of progress and attainment and in the top percentiles in the DfE's published table of schools in the country overall.

The vision for our Federation is clear - Sustained world-class education & care that enables ALL learners to reach their personal excellence, equipped with the skills, identity, HEART values, character and leadership to contribute to the local community, British society & the world wholeheartedly.

If you share this ambition, have the capacity to lead and deliver outstanding provision for children with a range of needs and are looking for an opportunity to have a real impact on the lives of young people; we would be delighted to hear from highly skilled and talented candidates with the drive and enthusiasm to join our exciting journey.

Arranging a visit to Madani Girls' School

If you would like to know more about this vacancy, or about the school, please do not hesitate to get in touch. To arrange a visit or online discussion with the Executive Headteacher or for additional information about the school, please email or alternatively, please visit our website:

School location

77 Evington Valley Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 5LL