Deputy Headteacher (12 Month Maternity Cover)

  • Closing date:     25/01/2021 at 17:00
  • Job Start Date:   April 2021
  • Contract/Hours: Fixed Term Contract , Full-time
  • Salary Type:        Leadership Scale
  • Salary Details:    LDR 23 to LDR 31
  • Hours of Work:   Full time

Job/Person Summary

Governors are seeking an experienced leader, with a passion for developing high quality teaching and learning to secure improved outcomes for all pupils. The Deputy Headteacher will be supporting all staff across the school, but particularly middle leaders, to improve the quality of subject and pedagogical knowledge and assessment and feedback to ensure all pupils make strong and sustained progress across the key stages. They will work with teachers to address barriers to learning, particularly for disadvantaged pupils and those with SEN, in order for all pupils to catch up.

The Barncroft vision is to be an inclusive school in which all children enjoy an outstanding leaning experience and leave us as responsible happy citizens.

If you would like to become part of our continued journey to excellence, we would love to hear from you.

We are seeking a professional individual who:

  • Is currently an experienced and successful leader, resilient and solution focused
  • Has a strong track-record of success in their current role across the primary phase, including early years
  • Can develop the quality of learning provision so that it secures progress for all pupils across the primary phase
  • Will effectively model leadership, ensuring staff have the skills they need to do their job well
  • Innovates to improve the quality of the curriculum to address social disadvantage and fully meet the needs of pupils with special education needs

Application Procedure

Please read the job description below for further information regarding the role and responsibilities.

To apply please complete the application form and return to 

Unfortunately we are not able to offer visits to the school at the present time,  however, should you require further information please do not hesitate to contact the school on 02392 482331.