Deputy Head Teacher

Dormston School, DY3 1SN
£70,745 - £78,025 per annum
14 Jan 2022
06 Feb 2022
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Full time permanent
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Everyone at Dormston has a pivotal role to play in creating a vibrant and dynamic school.

We have high aspirations for pupils and staff alike and believe that when you  give your best every day; the sky is the limit.

Our school culture is caring and positive and ensures that everyone is supported and encouraged.  We are very aware that happy teachers make a happy school and therefore we nurture talent that inspires, motivates and ignites young minds.  All of our teachers benefit from personalised professional development pathways as we aim to shape school leaders of the future.

The Dormston School offers students of all abilities the opportunity to learn and achieve in every aspect of school life within a caring, happy and safe environment.  We are committed to ensuring that our students are equipped with the knowledge and character attributes required to make informed decisions about their career and education aspirations beyond school.

The Dormston School is an Ofsted Grade 2 rated secondary school based in Dudley, West Midlands.  Our school is a mixed gender 11-16 community school of 1,119 students.  

Deputy Head Teacher (Curriculum)

Pay Range: L22 - L26 (£70,745 - £78,025)

Location: Dormston School, Mill Bank, Sedgley, DY3 1SN

Required for September 2022, we are looking for a Deputy Head Teacher.


The successful applicant will be joining Dormston SMT which currently comprises of 7 other Senior Leaders.  We are seeking to appoint a new Deputy Head Teacher who will have the ability to work both autonomously and within a very collegiate Leadership Team taking a pivotal role in the future development of the school. This role has specific responsibility for leading and managing the Curriculum intent, implementation and impact along with taking responsibility for leading whole school assessment and progress of students. 

The successful candidate will:

  • bring vision, enthusiasm and commitment;
  • be an excellent leader, manager and communicator;
  • be able to inspire and motivate;
  • ensure the highest possible standards in all aspects of the school’s work, particularly the quality of curriculum.

We offer you:

  • a good school (Ofsted 2016);
  • happy and engaging pupils;
  • outstanding, hard-working, and committed staff;
  • a well-established standing in the community;
  • supportive governors, parents and local community.

Please see Job Description and Person Specification for full details.

Please also see our school website for more information about Dormston School. Our School Prospectus can also be found under the About Us Section on our website.

If you are interested in visiting the school or would like  an informal chat about the role please contact Steve Dixon, Head Teacher on 01384 816395 or


Closing date: Monday 7 February 2022 at 8.00am

Interview date: WC 14 February 2022


Dormston School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Please note that this post is subject to Enhanced DBS Clearance and ID/qualification checks.

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Deputy Head Teacher Job Description & Person Specification

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