Deputy Head Teacher, Primary Full Time

Posted: 11.10.2018    Closes: 31.10.2019    Interview Date: Asap

About the Job

Deputy Head – January/April 2019

We have exciting opportunities for talented Deputy Headteachers at a Primary School in Manchester, Leeds or Hull starting from January/April 2019.

What the role would include:

  • Responsibility for academic standards, delivery of the curriculum and the implementation of necessary policies.
  • Maintaining curriculum overview, both shape and content, through regular liaison and meetings with Heads of Department and Leaders of Learning, advising and recommending developments as necessary.
  • Scheduling and overseeing meetings for moderation and subject development.
  • Supervising curriculum planning – long, medium and short term and updating of Schemes of Work and relevant documentation.
  • Duties as member of SLT.
  • Planning and organising the School timetable.
  • Advising the Headteacher about the School’s staffing requirements.
  • Monitoring and supporting teaching staff performance in the classroom.
  • Monitoring the induction of all new members of teaching staff and the induction of NQTs.
  • Assisting the process of staff performance appraisal.
  • Organisation of academic staff INSET.
  • Regular lesson observations.
  • Overseeing and monitoring lesson observations, work sampling, scrutiny and book checks.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • An exceptional, dynamic & committed leader who will inspire high levels of confidence in colleagues, pupils & parents.
  • An inspirational classroom teacher with proven track record of high quality outcomes.
  • A keen & self-motivated practitioner, who wishes to be a committed team member in a crucial area of school life.
  • An awareness of current best practice in education.
  • Calmness & efficiency & the ability to work under great pressure at certain times.
  • A cheerful & well-presented person, capable of inspiring confidence in colleagues, pupils & parents, & an effective public speaker.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written & use of IT).
  • Outstanding organisational & administrative skills.
  • Eager to learn & attend INSET as necessary.


  • A generously weighted salary based on experience
  • High quality support and CPD to ensure that you are successful
  • An experienced, committed and ambitious team to support you
  • An exciting, well organised and vibrant environment in which to work

Closing Date: Recruitment discussions are ongoing for the ideal candidate. Your GTJobs recruitment consultant will liaise with you and arrange the next steps with you. For enquiries please email

How to apply / to register your interest:

Please register and upload your CV in your candidate account.  Then submit your covering letter via the Quick Apply button on this advert. Your Covering Letter should outline your experience and suitability as a Deputy Headteacher within a Primary School.

We look forward to welcoming your interest.

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  • Location: Leeds
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  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary : Leadership Pay Scale (negotiable on relevant experience)

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GTJobs Education Recruitment

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