Deputy Headteacher

The Woodlands Community Primary School
The Woodlands Community Primary School,Tamworth, Staffordshire
Leadership scale L6 to L10 (£47,735 to £52,723)
25 Sep 2020
19 Oct 2020
Jonathan Baker
Contract Type
Working Pattern

The Woodlands Community Primary School

Canning Road, Glascote, Tamworth, Staffs, B77 3JX

Deputy Headteacher

Permanent, full time

Leadership, L6-L10 (£47,735 to £52,723)

To start January 2021

A unique opportunity has arisen to join a passionate team of staff in a growing 1.5 form entry community school.

We are seeking a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable Deputy Headteacher to join us as we continue to improve as an outstanding centre of educational excellence.

The Woodlands Community Primary School is committed to improving standards for all of our pupils and families.  Our team is passionate about all pupils reaching their full potential and we aim to do so by creating successful relationships between home and school. We aim to focus on the whole child, allowing them to progress academically and emotionally, resulting in them becoming confident, individual and independent learners.

We are seeking a motivated Deputy Headteacher to join us from January 2021. As a member of our senior leadership team you will be instrumental in continuing to raise standards of education and further developing our stimulating and purposeful environment where our pupils can make excellent progress.

The successful candidate will be a passionate and driven individual with good communication and organisational skills and a desire to make a difference to the lives of our pupils and their community.  We are seeking a candidate with a desire to inspire, who demonstrates high expectations, a commitment to raising standards of attainment and up-to-date knowledge of teaching strategies.

The Woodlands Community Primary School is part of Community Academies Trust, a multi-academy trust with the express purpose of transforming schools in community hubs, through applying a holistic view of education.

If this role is of interest to you and you can contribute to our future success, we welcome a completed application form and a letter of application of not more than two sides of A4 sent via email to on your own experience, of how:

Through the role of the Deputy Headteacher at Woodlands Primary School, you will build on the school’s current good practice to ensure excellence for all pupils.

It is our normal policy to take up two references, these will be sort upon receipt of your application.

Should you require any other details or you would like an informal discussion about the school and the role, please contact

Closing date for applications is: Monday 19th October at 9.00 am

Interview activities will take place week beginning 19th October 2020.

For those wishing to visit the school, social distancing practices are in place and will be adhered to, please contact the school office on 01827 429020 to organise a visit.

Community Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from Community Academies Trust vision and values.

The role is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Community Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

Community Academies Trust Company Registration No. 0747273-6

“Education is for improving lives and for leaving your community and world better than you found it”                                                                      

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