Deputy Headteacher, Warrington

Closing date:Expiring soon

St Barnabas CE Primary SchoolWarrington

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L6 - L10
Contract term: Permanent

The Governors of our welcoming and caring school seek to appoint an inspirational, highly motivated  and committed professional with the qualities and skills to support us to achieve aspirational outcomes for our pupils. You will work with our Headteacher and leadership team to deliver our school vision and values, enabling us to build on our current strengths. We are a committed Church of England Primary school and we would wish to appoint a candidate who will uphold our Christian ethos.

As the Deputy Headteacher you will be specifically responsible for:

  • Improving the quality of teaching and learning
  • Leadership and development of the curriculum

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to support, challenge and inspire others
  • Outstanding classroom practice, with a proven track record in raising standards and with the highest expectations of pupils’ achievement and behaviour
  • Have the knowledge and skills to develop teaching and learning and raise attainment across the school
  • The ability to lead a variety of teams  effectively and contribute positively in a team environment
  • Experience of leading professional development
  • Knowledge of whole-school curriculum development

We will offer:

  • Well-motivated and extremely well-behaved children who are keen to become the best they can be
  • A thriving, ambitious and caring school community, committed to the highest-quality education, that will nurture and invest in the successful candidate
  • An enthusiastic community of supportive, committed staff, governors and parents
  • Extensive opportunities for professional and personal development
  • The opportunity to be imaginative and innovative in your quest to support improved outcomes for our children


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applications must be requested from and returned to StBarnabas_primary@warrington.gov.uk
The supporting letter must be no more than 3 sides of A4 font size 12.

Visits to the school are strongly recommended by prior arrangement. Please email StBarnabas_primary@warrington.gov.uk to arrange a visit.

The successful applicant will be required to apply for enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Further details can be found on http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/crime/vetting-barring-scheme  

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, 28th January 2019
Shortlisting: 29th January 2019
Lesson observations:  31st January – 8th February
Interview Date: 11th – 12th February 2019

St Barnabas CE Primary School                                      
Collin Street
Warrington
WA5 1TG

Tel 01925 633606

Headteacher:  Miss Jane Hodgkinson



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Collin Street, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 1TG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1925 633606