Deputy Head Teacher

Job Description

School: St Peter & St Paul Carbrooke Church of England Primary Academy
Salary: L1-4
Type: Full Time
Length: Permanent
Contract Term: Teaching commitment - 50%
Start Date: 2017-09-07
Deadline: 2017-09-27

Are you someone who listens with the intent to reply or with the intent to understand?

We are looking to recruit a deputy headteacher from January 2018 who can support the school on the exciting journey ahead. If you think you are ready for a change, ready to take on the high expectations we have then please read the rest of the advert and the supporting information.

You will have a track record of excellent teaching and have successfully led an aspect of school change. You will need to be a team player who can encourage and support others to reach the high professional standards that you model in your own work.

Under the overall direction of the Headteacher, you will play a lead role in formulating the aims, objectives of the academy.
• With the Headteacher and the local governing body continue the strategic improvements to the academy and maintain the positive ethos and working atmosphere.
• Share in the corporate responsibility for the well-being and behaviour of all pupils.
• Teach within the Primary Age Range (initially within Key Stage 2)
• Lead on a core subject curriculum area.
• Proactively manage staff and resources as required.
• Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding and the welfare of the children and young people within the academy.
• Promote the existing positive relationships, work collaboratively and in consultation with colleagues, parents and families and with the wider community, including the Church and the Academy Trust.
• Carry out the duties of a teacher as described in the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document with particular reference to the conditions of employment for Deputy Headteachers. Undertake such duties as the Headteacher may reasonably direct from time to time.
• Leading improvements across the whole school; identifying and working with vulnerable groups of children, including those with SEND and those eligible for Pupil Premium.
• Monitor and moderate the implementation and effective use of tracking, collating data as required by the Headteacher, Governing body and DNEAT trustees.
• Be trained, or have been trained, as Alternate Safeguarding Professional.
• With the Headteacher and leadership team, lead in the effective management and organisation of education suited to the age, ability and aptitude of the pupils in the school.
• Support the Headteacher.
• Deputise for the Headteacher in her absence.


Our Academy can offer:

• A desire for the achievement of excellence
• A committed, well established and talented staff
• Children who want to learn
• A successful base upon which to build
• A staffroom that is well stocked with yummy things
• A trust who look out for well-being, professional development and value our contributions


A distinctive element of DNEAT is that whilst they have the potential for significant growth and scale they are also local and small enough to have meaningful working relationships between our academies. They are committed to a collaborative approach with head teachers, governors, staff and the central team at DNEAT working together. A leadership structure across the trust which give multiple opportunities for CPD, support, networking and links to the wider academy community. The core training and development spans school staff at all levels and provides multiple opportunities.


If you have a burning desire to make the world a better place, one child a time, then we need you!

DHT Job Description

DNEAT Application Form

How to Apply

Please arrange an appointment to come and have a look around and chat with us.

Please submit your application form, with supporting statement and covering letter to the headteacher (, via email preferably. Your application will receive a direct response to confirm delivery.


Closing Date - 27/09/2017 by midday

Interview Date - 09/10/2017

Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust. Company no: 8737435.