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Deputy Headteacher - Whoberley Hall Primary School

What is the job role?

Whoberley Hall is a small family school at the heart of it's community.  We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who:

•  Is as passionate about learning as our children are

•  Understands the needs of a small school

•  Can inspire, challenge and motivate both staff and children

•  Be able to work in partnership with the Headteacher and provide strategic leadership.

•  Can further drive our exciting curriculum forward

We can offer:

•  220 well-motivated, well-behaved and engaged learners

•  a vibrant, happy, popular and nurturing school with a real sense of community at its heart

•  the opportunity to become part of a leadership team who have worked hard to produce an exciting curriculum and aim to ensure that every pupil receives the best education possible

•  an active Governing Body and supportive parent/carer community

•  spacious grounds with further potential as we work to develop our outdoor learning

•  CPD opportunities to enhance your skills further

We are looking for an outstanding practitioner and leader, who will make a significant contribution to our small, happy and successful school.

We are looking for a candidate who:

•  is an exemplary role model who demonstrates unconditional positive regard for all pupils

•  nurtures, inspires, and raises aspirations of all children, understanding how they learn best and never gives up on them

•  has the passion, drive, vision, energy, and resilience to further raise standards

•  is an excellent and highly literate communicator and ‘people person’, capable of building positive relationships and working effectively in partnership with children, families, staff, governors, and the wider community

•  has a proven track record of being an outstanding, imaginative, innovative, resourceful and decisive practitioner

•  has proven leadership qualities, including the experience of successful leadership of a core area and/or aspect and/or phase, with the ability to challenge, support, inspire and motivate colleagues to do their best

•  understands the importance of and is up to date with the use of research to inform practice.

We strongly recommend you book a visit to our wonderful school. These can be arranged through the school office.  Email: or Telephone 02476673452

Please download the application pack and return completed direct to the school at

Closing date:  Monday 17th April 2023 at 12.00 noon

Interview dates:  Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th April 2023

Whoberley Hall 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 successful

candidate will be subject to all the necessary pre-checks, including an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS; Prohibition check; qualifications; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable professional references.

Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre-employment check with effect 1 Sept 22, please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.

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