Deputy Head Teacher - St Alphege Junior School

St Alphege Junior School
£51,656 - £57,000 per annum
19 Jan 2021
23 Feb 2021
Job Ref
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time
£51656.00 - £57000.00 p.a. Incremental progression is dependent on performance.


32.5 Hours per Week

Deputy Head Teacher Based across both St Alphege Infant and Junior Schools Required for Summer 2021 SALARY: L9 - 13

Due to the forthcoming retirement of our popular and long standing Deputy Head Teacher an exciting opportunity has arisen for an inspiring and exceptional individual with a proven track record in leadership in schools to join our highly supportive team as Deputy Head teacher.

St Alphege Schools are very popular and happy Federated Church schools with a 60 place nursery. The Infant School is located in the town centre with the Junior School a short distance away on a separate site. We are successful Church schools, committed to our Christian vision and to inspiring children to achieve their full potential.

We are now looking to appoint a dynamic and innovative Deputy Head Teacher who is able to build excellent relationships within the Federated schools team and work in partnership with the Executive Head Teacher and governors to continually improve our very successful and popular schools. Candidates must:

• be supportive of the Federated schools Christian vision and values

• have experience in senior school leadership, ideally as an assistant head teacher or deputy head teacher

• be an organised, confident leader with good interpersonal skills

• have exceptional pastoral and communication skills.

• be an outstanding class teacher with the ability to motivate and support colleagues

• be passionate about children’s learning and progress

• have a good understanding of effective, inclusive education

• have a good knowledge of curriculum development

St Alphege schools offer:

• enthusiastic and well behaved children

• friendly, highly skilled and dedicated staff

• a commitment to ongoing professional development

• the chance to play a key role in the continued development of our school

• a thriving Parents association and supportive Governing Body

• a happy working environment Interviews will comprise of an interview and presentation.

CLOSING DATE: 5p.m. Monday 22 February 2021

VIRTUAL INTERVIEWS: w/c Monday 01 March 2021

Interested candidates should download the Job Description/Person Specification and Application form from WM Jobs. We are not able to accept CV’s.

Due to COVID 19, it is not possible to accommodate visits at this time. However, if you would like an informal chat with our Executive Head Teacher, please email in your contact details and we will arrange this for you. A cover letter and application should be sent to: Mr R Morrissey, Executive Head teacher, St Alphege CE Infant and Nursery School, New Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 3DW A promotional film of the schools can be viewed at

St. Alphege CE Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure with Children’s Barred List Check, together with other relevant checks. References will be sought for all candidates prior to interview.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.


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Job Description & Person Specification
Application Form
Recruitment Monitoring Form

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