This job expired on 8 October 2023

  • Start date details

    January 2024, depending on notice period

  • Closing date

    8 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3

Working pattern

Full time: Full time hours

Contract type


Pay scale

Academy Senior Leadership Scale: £54,023-56,635pa

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Management/leadership experience within an education environment.
  • Experience of implementing strategies for raising standards of teaching and learning which impact upon improved student achievement.
  • Proven ability to lead and manage change to deliver improved performance and success rates of students.
  • Experience of supporting school improvement through overseeing the implementation rigorous quality improvement
  • The commitment and ambition to help drive the Academy forward in being a leader in Deaf Education.
  • The ability to support others in working as a team with the goal of improving achievement in English, Maths, BSL or adult independence programmes.

What the school offers its staff

  • A highly competitive salary and benefits package
  • 45 days annual leave, taken outside of term time
  • Talented, passionate, and well-resourced Teaching and Education Support team, including experienced Teachers of the Deaf
  • Part of a wider network of professionals to support you in finance processes, staff development and your own leadership development, as well as linking with therapies and care leader in building a comprehensive picture about our students and their needs and development
  • Long-term career development, supported through professional leadership coaching
  • Sponsorship to achieve BSL qualifications up to level 3
  • The chance to work within a modern and vibrant environment, which has been designed to vastly improve the learning opportunities for Deaf young people
  • Part of a forward-thinking and innovative organisation, and a committed team of professionals working together to secure high achievement for all our students
  • A unique chance to become part of an exciting development in Deaf Education and Care
  • A relocation package is available for the successful candidate should they need to move to this area for this role. To enquire about this please contactHR@thedeafacademy.ac.uk.

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding is at the centre of all that we do at the Deaf Academy. Our Safeguarding Lead is James Heaver, who is supported by three Deputies and the wider welfare team, but everyone has an important role to play in safeguarding the welfare of our students and every single member of staff completes compulsory safeguarding training.

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About Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education

School type
Special school, ages 5 to 19
School size
46 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 19
Phone number
01395 203130

Here at the Deaf Academy we have a unique culture. Student and employee development is at the core of what we do. We inspire the next generation to do incredible things. Our teams create a positive, stimulating environment to enable our children and young people to thrive. We’re looking for extraordinary people to join us and help shape our future.

Arranging a visit to Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@thedeafacademy.ac.uk.

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