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Deputy Headteacher Vacancy


Grade: Leadership Spine pts 9 -13

Term: Full Time

Perm/Temp: Permanent

Required: From Either 20th April 2020 or 1st September 2020

Closing Date: 12 noon Thursday 16th January 2020


Daisyfield Primary School

Clinton Street




The children, staff and governing body wish to appoint a dynamic and talented leader to become the next Deputy Headteacher of Daisyfield Primary School. They will be able to demonstrate their commitment to our children, their education and their future by their enthusiasm, motivation and acting as a positive role model.


It is anticipated that the Deputy Headteacher will take on either the role of curriculum lead and SENDCO OR curriculum lead with full responsibility for monitoring and evaluation and assessment, along with other management roles and responsibilities. If the position start in April 2020 the role will be a non-class based role during the Summer Term 2020, but may be reviewed for September 2020 in response to the budget.


Daisyfield Primary School is a multi-cultural school where we all strive to work by the motto, ‘Aiming High, Achieving Goals’. All the pupils, parents, staff and governors are proud of Daisyfield and its achievements. We pride ourselves on providing the best possible education for our children and having a welcoming and supportive atmosphere for all the community.


This is an exciting time in our school’s development and we are looking for an individual who will focus on providing the very best for our children. If you are a current or aspiring senior leader and have the passion and skill to take an active role in school improvement then we would like to hear from you.




We are looking for a candidate who:

  • Is an outstanding teacher.
  • Has the highest expectations of themselves, colleagues and children.
  • Shares the same aspirations and vision for all aspects of our school, working in partnership with all staff, pupils, parents and governors.
  • Has an in-depth knowledge of teaching and learning and a passion for curriculum development.
  • Has a record of success in middle or senior management of raising standards and implementing new initiatives.
  • Is willing to take of the role of curriculum lead.
  • Is willing to lead Special Educational Needs and Disabilities OR full responsibility for monitoring, evaluation and assessment.
  • Is an excellent communicator.


We can offer you:

  • 300 fantastic children who are enthusiastic about their learning
  • A school that is well respected within the community and valued by its parents
  • A friendly and supportive team of staff and governors
  • Support for your continued professional development
  • An opportunity to make a genuine difference to the future of our school and its children.


Visits to the school are encouraged and will take place on Wednesday 8th January at 9.00am and 1.15pm, or by arrangement. Please arrange a visit to the school by ringing the school office on 01254 52108 

Shortlisting: Tuesday 21st January 2020

Interviews will take place on the 5th and 6th February 2020

All applications need to be returned to the school, via email to   by Thursday 16th January 2020 at 12pm.

Daisyfield Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

The post will be subject to pre-employment checks. References will be sought and successful candidates will need  to undertake an enhanced DBS check. 

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBSapplication.