Deputy Headteacher

Deputy Headteacher

SALARY RANGE: Leadership scale L4 – L7

RESPONSIBLE TO: The Headteacher

PURPOSE OF THE POST: To support the Headteacher in providing professional leadership and effective management of the school and ensuring high quality education for all pupils. The Governing Body of Longwick Combined School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Our Deputy Headteacher must ensure that the highest priority is given to following guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB).

Longwick C of E Combined School (Good, Ofsted January 2018) is a happy and lively school where both children and adults work together as a strong team. We are proud to be an inclusive and successful village school, serving our local community and numerous families beyond. With 200 pupils on roll, we strive to prepare every child for the challenges and changes of the future by enabling them to build strong foundations so that they can achieve the highest standards in their personal and academic development. Our Christian values (Respect, Perseverance, Wisdom, Peace, Responsibility and Compassion) reflect our Christian foundation as a Church of England School and provide the basis for everything we do. We have recently appointed a substantive Headteacher and we are looking for an aspirational Deputy Headteacher to join her on the next steps of our journey. You will bring practical expertise in how to deliver exceptional teaching and learning, as well as being ready to further develop your leadership skills and to work effectively with our school leaders.

Applications and Closing Date Applications must be received no later than 12 noon on Monday 27th September 2021. Apply using the form attached. Your completed application should be emailed to 

ODBST is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  Post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check.