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Deputy Headteacher

Pin icon LE8 Leicester
Pound Sterling icon Salary up to £45,000 per annum
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 2 May 2024
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Are you seeking a fulfilling career as a Deputy Headteacher where you can also earn up to £45k?

Join this dedicated team based in Leciester, where they focus on nurturing the strengths of students with autism.

Read on to find out more…

Deputy Headteacher
Leicester, LE8 8AJ

  • Full time during term time, permanent position
  • Salary up to £45,000 per annum

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

This school is dedicated to nurturing the unique strengths of children with autism (Year 6 to Year 11), providing a supportive and enriching environment where they can flourish.

The mission is to see "Autism as a strength and not a weakness" and the school values - Independent, Kind, Confident, Prepared, Positive, Safe, Respectful, Happy - guide everything they do.

The school provides personalised support for up to 25 mainstream students, ensuring individual growth and development. Located in the rural, picturesque town of Fleckney, they utilise the village's amenities and surrounding open spaces for diverse learning experiences, including equine therapy and outdoor activities. With so many local amenities, they endeavour to be able to secure links for work experience, or voluntary work.

About the Role:

As the Deputy Headteacher, you'll play a pivotal role in the school's leadership team, working closely with the Headteacher to drive excellence across all aspects of school life.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Formulate school vision, policies, and objectives
  • Cultivate positive school culture and uphold educational standards
  • Drive high-quality teaching and curriculum development
  • Support special educational needs and ensure inclusion
  • Manage school operations and drive improvement strategies
  • Facilitate staff professional development and partnerships

Note: The deputy headteacher will also be expected to fulfil the professional responsibilities of a headteacher.

The Ideal Candidate:

The school is seeking a passionate and dedicated individual with:

  • Qualified teacher status and relevant degree
  • Proven leadership and management experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • A commitment to promoting our school's ethos and values
  • The ability to work in a dynamic environment and prioritise effectively


Join a school that makes a real impact on the lives of its students and community. Enjoy benefits such as:

  • Free onsite parking
  • Pension scheme
  • Ongoing professional qualification investment

Ready to join a team dedicated to making a difference? Apply now and be part of something special!

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

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The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students as their fundamental right, irrespective of academic engagement and attainment. There is an expectation that all stakeholders, visiting professionals and volunteers share and promote this commitment to safeguarding and the welfare of every student.’ All students have the right to thrive and flourish in the knowledge that they are safe and supported by every adult in the building.’ We will challenge any member of the school community along with any visitor whose values are inconsistent with the school’s values.’

The school is committed to creating a diverse workforce. They will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, age, disability, marriage or civil partnership.

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