Deputy Headteacher, Sheffield

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Birley Spa Primary AcademySheffield

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L8-12 (£46,803 - £51,643)
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who shares our commitment to provide a creative, stimulating and inclusive learning environment in which all children can achieve their full potential. Working closely with the Headteacher, you will have high expectations and the knowledge, experience and interpersonal skills to drive sustained improvement throughout the school, whilst being committed to providing a creative, stimulating and inclusive learning environment.
Birley Spa, along with four other local schools, is a member of the L.E.A.D. Multi-Academy Trust. The Trust has a ‘track record of successfully improving underperforming schools' (DfE) and has been identified by Ofsted as one of seven leading Trusts in the country (HMCI's monthly commentary October 2016). The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with colleagues across the Trust.

The appointed Deputy Headteacher will:

  • Be an excellent class teacher who can model outstanding practice
  • have school leadership experience and be able to demonstrate having supported whole school improvement
  • have experience of coaching and developing colleagues
  • promote the school, engaging with parents, carers and the wider community


In return, we will actively support your professional development whilst offering an inspiring learning environment with engaged learners and a supportive community. This is an exciting opportunity to join a new team, shaping the future of our learners and drawing expertise both from within the school and from across the Trust.

Birley Spa is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced criminal records check via the Disclosure & Barring Service. Please visit the school website to view our safeguarding policy.

Visits to our school are strongly encouraged and can be arranged by contacting Davinia Hellliwell, School Manager, on 0114 2399106.

Completed applications forms, and any queries about the recruitment process, should be addressed to Scott Glover at or by phoning 0776 6773682.

Closing date: 1:00pm Friday 23nd February 2018
Assessment centre and interviews: Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th March

Birley Spa Academy
A L.E.A.D. Academy
Jermyn Street, Hackenthorpe, Sheffield, S12 4QE
Tel: 0114 2399106
Group size 3 NOR 441

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More about Birley Spa Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Jermyn Crescent, Hackenthorpe, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S12 4QE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 114 2399106