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Deputy Head Teacher – Bulwell St Mary’s C of E Primary School

Required for January 2019

Leadership Points L6 – L10 (£45,213 - £49,937 FTE)


St Mary’s C of E Primary School and the Transform Trust are looking to appoint an inspirational leader to the post of Deputy Head Teacher.


St Mary’s C of E Primary School has overtime, developed an infrastructure which recognises and supports children’s wellbeing throughout school. We are looking for a Deputy Head Teacher to help lead the future and build upon recent successes.


We believe that a significant impact can be achieved for our school with the right vision, the ability to engage others and deliver a strategic plan that demonstrates a passion for enabling children to learn.

The role will carry with it a strategic teaching commitment which will be a maximum of two days a week. This will not be attached to any whole class responsibility. This presents a great opportunity to lead teaching and learning by example, having a substantial influence on both staff and children.


About us:

  • Bulwell St Mary’s C of E Primary School has begun a programme to reduce its PAN due to building capacity for its previous 45 intake.

  • Being part of the Transform Trust means that you will have access to professional development opportunities, a supportive network and future prospects that we believe will be hard to find anywhere else.

  • Challenge Partners identified outstanding practice and an accredited area of excellence ‘Improving outcomes for vulnerable groups of pupils by effective leadership and deployment of support staff and evidence based interventions.’

  • The school has six core values; friendship, honesty, forgiveness, creativity, courage and respect which helps to maintain its links with the church.


Our new Deputy Head Teacher will:

  • Have the ability to identify and deliver outstanding teaching and role model high expectations

  • Have the ability to identify appropriate support and develop others

  • Is able to look ahead, engage others, be innovative and take risks delivering projects that positively impact upon the development of staff and children

  • Inspire a passion in others so as to create leaders at every level though out the school

  • Care passionately about children and their development maintaining high expectations for attainment and progress

  • Demonstrate a pro-active ability to use and interpret data to identify gaps and plan next steps


In return, we can offer:

  • A welcoming community and a highly motivated, professional staff team that are driven towards continuously raising standards.

  • Excellent professional development opportunities

  • Calm and purposeful learning environments

  • Excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors and community

  • A forward-thinking approach to teaching and learning throughout the school

  • A school that is part of a well-established successful partnership

  • Excellent CPD opportunities through an extensive range of network groups and other Transform Trust initiatives


Please check out our website and our videos on You Tube


There is no substitute for seeing things first hand so please pay us a visit. To arrange a visit please contact Tracey Jackson on 0115 9151506.


Closing date for applications: 10th October 2018

Interviews: October 18th 2018


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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which may include references, health and right to work in the UK. This post involves working with children and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.