Job Share Deputy Headteacher

0.6 role to form job share with current Deputy Headteacher.
Starting Salary L9–L13; £50,026 FTE (£30,015 for 0.6).
Closing date: Wednesday 30 September 2020. 

Do you believe in developing the Learning Behaviours of children?
Do your values match the values we promote here at Highwood?
Are you looking for a part-time senior leadership position?

We are looking for a 0.6 role to form a job share with our current Deputy Headteacher.

The governing body is looking to appoint a job share deputy headteacher on a permanent basis from January 2021 (or earlier), but other start dates are negotiable. The role will be non-class based and have a shared responsibility for staff and curriculum development. 

We are looking for: 

  • An exceptional classroom practitioner 
  • A proven leader with experience of implementing and managing change 
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills in order to work as a member of an active leadership team 
  • Experience of coaching / mentoring in developing teachers and members of support staff 
  • The ability to lead whole school curriculum development 

We can offer:

  • Children who are motivated to learn and enjoy school. 
  • A fantastic school site with great opportunities for learning outside the classroom 
  • A school focussed on Wellbeing, including designated Wellbeing INSET days 
  • A dedicated and hardworking staff body 
  • A commitment to your CPD

To find out more about our school please visit

Virtual tours of the school can be arranged with the Headteacher and delivered through a web conference meeting – these are strongly encouraged. 

Further details and an application pack can be obtained from Mrs Cindy Edwards, School Business Manager, please telephone to discuss the position and request an information pack on 0118 926 5493, or email

Application deadline is Wednesday 30th September. Interviews will then be agreed with any shortlisted candidates. We will also consider application upon receipt and may interview and appoint prior to the application deadline date. 

Highwood Primary School
Fairwater Drive, Woodley RG5 3JE
Tel: 0118 926 5493
Head Teacher: Mr M Hickey BA(Ed), PE QTS

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS will be sought from the successful candidate.

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