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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    10 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L14 - L18 (£65,010 - £71,729)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Westways Primary School seeks to appoint a talented, enthusiastic and ambitious Deputy Headteacher to join our team from September 2024.

This full time opportunity is perfect for an experienced and successful Assistant Headteacher, or Deputy Headteacher of a smaller school who is looking to expand their teaching career within a newly established leadership team.

The successful candidate will:

  • support the Headteacher in ensuring that the provision for all pupils is excellent;

  • believe in and passionately support the vision and ethos of our school.

  • be an outstanding teacher with a track record of successful leadership and have excellent interpersonal skills;

  • have an excellent understanding and substantial experience of teaching and learning in the primary years and be able to support colleagues to develop further;

  • lead on a range of whole-school initiatives;

  • be able to demonstrate an academic interest in how children learn;

  • demonstrate a commitment towards a relational approach for behaviour management.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • excellent career support and high quality professional development:

  • the opportunity to work as part of a larger senior leadership team;

  • working as part of a large school community;

  • the opportunity to work with a supportive and knowledgeable Governing Body and become part of a highly engaged broader school community;

  • the great privilege of working with our wonderful children. Who are enthusiastic, diverse and filled with the drive to achieve their potential and have fun whilst they are doing it!

Further details about the role

The school has undergone a period of significant change over the last two years. The current Executive Headteacher is leaving at the end of this year. The Head of School formally took over in January and will fly solo as headteacher from September! They are looking for a Deputy to help them guide this inspiring school on the next stage of its development.

If you want to know more about our school we strongly recommend that you visit us. The Executive Headteacher would relish the opportunity to show you around the school and help you better understand our vision. To arrange a visit please telephone Vicky Phillips, School Business, Manager on 0114 266 2471 to arrange a mutually convenient time. We will be closed during the Easter break and will reopen on Monday 15th April.

13th May 2024 - Shortlisting

21st and 22nd May 2024 - Interviews

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.

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About Westways Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
614 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0114 2662471

We are a large, welcoming school situated in the west of Sheffield, close to the city’s universities and hospitals. Located in the vibrant community of Crookes, we benefit from a socially, culturally and ethnically diverse school community.

We believe that we offer the children at Westways an excellent education that reflects the needs of the community we serve but also aims to develop the children as members of a global society.

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