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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    4 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L6 - L10

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our new deputy headteacher will:

  • Undertake a 0.6 teaching commitment in Key Stage 2 alongside a 0.4 leadership role and PPA.
  • Have the ability to identify and deliver outstanding teaching.
  • Have previous leadership experience within a primary school, ideally at senior leadership level.
  • Be a collaborative and inspirational leader, with a strong ability to motivate and empower staff and children to achieve their full potential.
  • Care passionately about children and their development whilst still driving forward pupil progress and achievement.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to build on and maintain strong relationships with staff, parents and carers, children, governors and the local and wider community.
  • Have the ability to lead on further improving teaching and learning and developing the wider curriculum, including a core subject.

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer:

  • A welcoming community and a highly motivated, professional staff team that are driven towards continuously raising standards.

  • Calm and purposeful learning environments
  • Friendly, polite, well behaved children who deserve the very best
  • Excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors and community
  • A forward-thinking approach to teaching and learning throughout the school

Further details about the role

William Booth is an average sized, thriving 210 primary school with a 60 place Nursery, very close to the city centre. The school is set on a fairly large site and considerable efforts have gone into making the most of the site to provide our children with an appropriate and stimulating outdoor environment.

Visitors to the school always talk very enthusiastically about the quality of the learning environment and the highly tangible warm, inviting and positive ethos. A quote from one of our visitors encapsulates William Booth very well: “There is something special about the place the moment you step through the door. It is a haven for everyone in the middle of a very busy city”.

The school was last inspected by OFSTED in September 2021. Some of the main findings were that:-

  • The school is a GOOD school.
  • Pupils are at the heart of the school.
  • Leaders have created a well-sequenced curriculum.
  • Pupils enjoy a wide range of subjects and the rich mix of after-school activities.
  • There are many opportunities for pupils to develop their confidence and resilience.
  • Pupils are keen to learn and respond well to their teachers’ expectations of behaviour and learning.

We serve a varied catchment area and our children reflect a variety of social, cultural and academic backgrounds.

We warmly welcome interest from those who are passionate about making a real difference to the lives of children and thrives on challenging themselves and others to keep on improving. Our working relationships are positive, supportive and forward looking.

Commitment to safeguarding

Transform Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to safer recruitment procedures and pre-employment background checks, including satisfactory references, medical, Enhanced DBS with children’s barred list clearance, online and social media checks and completion of relevant safeguarding training including Safeguarding Children in Education All school roles are classed as regulated activity and as such, it is an offence to apply to for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children
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About William Booth Primary and Nursery School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
233 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0115 915 5821

Arranging a visit to William Booth Primary and Nursery School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Rachel.Lee@williambooth.nottingham.sch.uk.

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