Deputy Headteacher, Bournemouth

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Avonwood Primary SchoolBournemouth

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £51,311 (equivalent to L10 on National Leadership scale)
Contract term: Permanent

Do you want to be part of a team, on an exciting journey, where you will help lead a state-of-the-art primary school to meet our Framework for Excellence?

It is a very exciting time to join Avonwood Primary School and play a key role in our primary school as we continue our transition into United Learning. Precise responsibilities would be agreed with the successful candidate. Future expansion of the academies will offer excellent career progression opportunities.

The opportunity to work at Avonwood is quite unique as it combines the chance to develop our own curriculum alongside a close working relationship with the neighbouring Avonbourne Girls’ and Boys’ Academies. We actively encourage staff to build strong links with staff in these schools and see this as a great chance to propel our children on from KS2 into KS3. The academies are all located together on the same campus in East Bournemouth. The campus is also home to United Sixth Form, a vibrant sixth form that provides a KS5 experience to students from across the United Learning Bournemouth and Poole cluster, as well as other external students. The schools are located next to Kings Park with the beach a short 10 minute drive from the school.

What we are looking for:

The successful candidate will be:

  • An experienced and highly effective Deputy Head, with an excellent track record or an experienced senior leader ready for that next step
  • Aligned to our values and mission. If you are the type of person who fits with our culture, you will love working here
  • Someone who passionately believes that all children can achieve, no matter what their starting point, background or needs. Someone that does not make excuses for what children can achieve.


How to apply:

We actively welcome visits and would be delighted to how you around Avonwood to fully appreciate our excellent learning environment.

To apply please complete the application form.

For more information about this role, to arrange a visit or arrange an informal chat with the Headteacher please contact: Joanne.cox@avonwoodprimaryschool.org.uk



More about Avonwood Primary School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Harewood Avenue, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 6NB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1202 727910
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Avonwood Primary School benefits from working as part of the United Learning Bournemouth and Poole cluster. We work as a team and achieve more, by sharing, than any single school could. 

We are a group of schools based in East Bournemouth cateri...