2 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    8 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L4 - L8

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are excited to share this opportunity we have for an experienced teacher, who is developing their leadership experience whilst aspiring to be a head teacher, to join Wembdon St George’s Church School, Bridgwater. The children, staff and governors are looking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher on a permanent contract from September 2024.

We are looking for:

  • A colleague who will be an integral part of a school community that is underpinned by Christian Values and ethos. Where all children are supported to feel safe, flourish as individuals and learn to understand and value each other.​
  • A colleague who relishes the challenges of leadership and has the passion and commitment to support the headteacher to lead our children, parents, and staff on a journey of continued improvement.
  • A colleague who will be part of creating and further developing a teaching and learning culture using research informed practices. They will be able to evidence how their leadership has impacted positively on all children and adults taking account of the diverse backgrounds and needs of the school community.
  • A colleague who has a track record of positive professional relationships and effectively leading others to have impact on school improvement.
  • A colleague with experience of effective teaching across the primary age range.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • An exciting career opportunity.
  • A committed, dedicated and supportive team of staff and governors.
  • Well-behaved, friendly and talented children.
  • High quality, extensive and well-resourced premises.
  • Great support and CPD from an effective MAT team and a collaborative group of local schools to work with.

Our School has a dedicated and experienced team of teaching and support staff. We have strong links with the Church, local community and have supportive parents. If you would like to arrange to have a look around our school or speak to the head teacher, Clare Wallace, this can be done by contacting school via phone or email.

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.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to dawn.brett@wembdon.bwmat.org.uk

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About Wembdon St George's Church School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
329 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01278 451726

Arranging a visit to Wembdon St George's Church School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@wembdon.bwmat.org.

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