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Type of Position:Teacher
Subject:Deputy Headteacher
Salary:L20 - L24 (£70,713 to £77,644 pending pay award)
Start Date:For September
Closing Date: Monday 16th May 2022 at 9.00am


L20 - L24 (£70,713 to £77,644 pending pay award)

From September 2022

Are you an inspirational, highly skilled leader with a proven track record of success at senior level? Are you passionate about leading in an innovative and forward thinking school?

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Deputy Headteacher to join our Leadership Team and drive forward the vision for our school.

The successful candidate will:

  • Work to ensure excellent outcomes and provision across all areas and key stages of the school
  • Support the Headteacher in developing and communicating a clear vision and ethos for the school
  • Promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and anti-discriminatory practice
  • Provide strategic and operational leadership of key aspects of the school’s activities
  • Lead the effective and rigorous self-review of areas of the school’s work, contribute to the development of the School Improvement Plan and monitor its effective implementation
  • Establish a culture of sharing good practice throughout the school and with other schools/organisations to secure excellent outcomes for all
  • Oversee the quality of provision in linked departments and year groups, ensuring regular and systematic reviews provide early identification of strengths/weaknesses and effective interventions as required
  • Develop a broad, balanced and coherent curriculum that meets the needs of all students
  • Maintain high standards of behaviour and engagement and provide a safe, calm and well-ordered environment for all students and staff
  • Champion and support the progress and personal development of vulnerable, disadvantaged and underachieving groups of students
  • Contribute to the effective and efficient day to day running of the school and to deputise for the Headteacher in her absence
  • Ensure that the school meets all statutory safeguarding requirements and safeguarding provision reflects best practice

    Why work for Whitmore High School?

  • Staff are supportive and collaborative
  • We serve a diverse and supportive local community who value education
  • State of the art building with well-equipped classrooms, excellent resources and modern facilities
  • You’ll be working in an OFSTED rated ‘Outstanding’ school
  • Exceptional and wide-ranging CPD opportunities
  • Staff Wellbeing group who promote a healthy work life balance and arrange activities such as weekly staff yoga, on-site massage, weekly fruit, breakfast boxes, well-being garden, book club with free Kindle loan
  • Free annual flu jab, free use of the on-site gym, Cycle to Work tax free bike scheme

    OFSTED graded the school outstanding in all areas and commented “Students have outstanding attitudes to learning and take a pride in their work”. Our students are happy, well behaved and make excellent progress.

    Full details of the post and more information on our school can also be viewed on our website

    Completed application forms must be submitted by the closing date – Monday 16th May 2022 at 9.00am

    Whitmore High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and all staff are expected to share this commitment. A copy of our child protection policy can be found on the school website. All appointments are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and pre-employment checks. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, this post is listed as an exempted employment. You therefore need to reveal all spent convictions during the recruitment and vetting process.


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Application form - Teaching.doc 02nd Aug 2016 Download
Advert Deputy Headteacher May 2022 09th May 2022 Download
Whitmore High School Prospectus 09th May 2022 Download

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