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  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12am (midnight)

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

47185.00 - 52074.00

Deputy Headteacher /Trainee Head of School job summary

Are you currently a Deputy Headteacher? Are you looking to develop your career and join us as an #EMATters leader of the future?

We are looking for an experienced and visionary senior leader who is ready to progress to the next stage of their career. We are looking to recruit a Deputy Headteacher with responsibility for leading the school as Acting Head of School for part of the week when our Executive Lead supports another Trust school.

Working closely under the direction of the Executive Leadership Team, you will be responsible for driving success and improvement, providing professional vision and leadership. As the Deputy Headteacher, you will need to have a track record of sustained improvement in teaching and learning, leading to strong academic outcomes for all pupils. You will need to take a lead role in ensuring that teaching and learning is a key priority within the school, including the continued development of our school’s coaching strategy.

We are an innovative and research-informed Trust, working collaboratively to strive for excellence. The Deputy Headteacher will need to oversee the continued implementation of the curriculum, supporting subject leaders to develop their roles, including maths and English.

Supporting staff is crucial to our ethos; promoting and fostering positive relationships with all stakeholders will be fundamental to this role.

In return, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to grow and develop their leadership knowledge and skills within Castle Academy with a long-term view that they would eventually be able to lead schools across East Midlands Academy Trust. 

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 Castle Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
449 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Castle Academy is a town centre school with pupil progress and achievement for all at the heart of its vision. We have happy, welcoming children who are keen to learn. We are a friendly, supportive and dedicated staff team and a rich vibrant curriculum and excellent facilities. As part of the East Midlands Academy Trust we can provide a network of professional colleagues who are supportive, friendly and experienced. We offer a proactive, forward thinking and exciting journey where everyone deserves to be the best they can be

Our aim is simple, to offer an outstanding education for the pupils in partnership with Parents and Governors.

It is our belief that each individual pupil should receive an education that is rich in terms of knowledge, skills concepts and relationships, developing the ability to challenge and communicate as well as supporting the individual in developing self-confidence and self-belief. We educate our pupils to reach their full potential in an inclusive, happy and secure environment

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