Deputy Headteacher (St John's CE(A) Primary School)

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 6SB
Leadership 6-10 £47,736 - £52,723
16 Dec 2021
17 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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The headteacher and governors of St. John’s CE (A) Primary School are excited that an opportunity has arisen for the position of a Deputy Headteacher to support the school community in moving to its next level of school improvement.  We are proud of our children and have a dedicated staff and we feel this position will enhance our developing leadership team.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, committed and highly focused individual.  Experience of curriculum development, whole school data, leading on RE and PP strategy would be beneficial, but ultimately we are looking for:

- An Inspirational leader with excellent classroom practice who has the ability to teach across all our primary school key stages;
-A person with drive, high expectations and aspirations for children, families and colleagues;
-A supportive Deputy with the desire to promote and celebrate our Christian values;
-A team player who is passionate about children's learning and keen to see all children inspired and succeed with enjoyment and enthusiasm;
- A person who sees the importance of the wider community in supporting all to flourish.

This is very much a strategic role that will influence practice, motivate teams, ensure accountability and contribute to school development and improvement.

For such a key role we are asking possible applicants to visit the school prior to application. Please email to book a convenient time.

St. John’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for this role.

Applications close: 9am Monday 17th January 2022.

Return all applications and covering letters (2 x A4 sides max.) to

Short listing: Tuesday 18th January 2022

Assessment and Interviews: Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th January 2022

This post is available as soon as possible however governors are willing to wait for the right candidate to ensure the best for the children and staff at St. John’s. 

For further information, please contact the school office on 01782 238889.


Mrs Susan M Bowyer

St John’s CE(A) Primary School

Wheatly Avenue

Trent Vale



Tel No: 01782 238889


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