Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    29 January 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership range 4-8

What skills and experience we're looking for

Wellesley Park Primary School are looking to appoint an exceptional leader to the post of Deputy Headteacher. This position plays a critical role in supporting the Headteacher, working alongside a team of committed and talented staff, to ensure that every pupil is successful in their learning.

We are looking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher who will:

  • Be an exemplary and inspirational classroom practitioner with a proven track record of raising standards and developing a culture of excellence.
  • Be evidence informed in their approach to all aspects of primary school leadership.
  • Be unrelentingly ambitious for the school, its pupils, its staff and the wider community.
  • Have experience of leading change, having implemented and embedded sustainable curriculum and/or inclusion projects and having assessed their impact.
  • Have experience of mentoring and/or coaching colleagues at different stages in their career.
  • Be a strategic thinker with the ability to show resilience.
  • Be a champion for inclusion, safeguarding and diversity.
  • Be a skilled communicator capable of developing effective professional relationships and creating partnerships as a system leader.
  • Be a positive team player who wholeheartedly promotes the values and ethos of the school and Blackdown Education Partnership Trust.
  • Can work effectively with the Head Teacher and SLT to achieve excellence.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • Mentorship and support from an experienced and inspirational Headteacher, and the opportunity to work with an active and engaged Governing Body.
  • A tailored CPD package designed to support you in your role and in your future career aspirations.
  • A firm commitment to your continuing professional development, including opportunities to collaborate and contribute within the Trust.
  • An experienced, committed and ambitious team who offer amazing support.
  • A range of career opportunities for career progression within the Trust.
  • A comprehensive health and wellbeing package, prioritising your physical and mental health.
  • Superb children who are motivated, interested and keen to learn.

Further details about the role

Start Date: September 2024

Application forms and Job description available on the school website at For an informal conversation to find out more about the role, or to visit us at Wellesley Park please contact Carly Wilkins, Headteacher.

As a school we are committed to the safeguarding of our community and we follow full safer recruitment procedures including relevant references and DBS checks.

Visits to the school: Between 29th January and 22nd February 2024

Closing date: 9am 23rd February 2024

Interview date: 29th February and 1st March 2024

See the Job Description for a full breakdown of the role and responsibilities.

Applying for the job

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About Wellesley Park Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
342 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

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