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Job details
Employer Milefield Primary School
Location Barnsley
Salary L6 to L10
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Maternity Cover
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

Milefield Primary School

Headteacher: Ms. P. Murray 

Chair of Governors: Mr. J. Clarke 

Tel: 01226 710329 


We require a Deputy Headteacher

Salary L6 to L10

Maternity Cover for Academic Year 2017-18

Start Date: September 2017 

The Governors are seeking to appoint a dynamic, creative and highly motivated teacher to support the strategic development of our school. This post is an exciting opportunity for anyone aspiring towards leadership and involves a mixture of class teaching and leadership time. Milefield is a rapidly improving Primary school that is working hard to continue to build on its successes and to provide an excellent education for all children. We are very fortunate to have a talented and creative group of teachers and teaching assistants who plan a curriculum that engages our pupils’ curiosity and enthusiasm for learning. 


We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who:

  • Is an excellent classroom practitioner who can inspire, mentor and motivate others to be the same 
  • Is dynamic, energetic and passionate about education 
  • A warm and welcoming individual who understands the importance of care, support and nurturing of our children 
  • Can build on the school’s achievements and drive future developments forward 
  • Has a strong commitment to raising standards of teaching and learning to outstanding 
  • The ability to work in partnership with the Acting Headteacher and leadership team to support the strategic development of the school 
  • The personality and leadership skills to motivate and inspire a dedicated staff 
  • Management experience, good organisational and interpersonal skills 
  • A commitment to inclusion, innovation and creativity 
  • Are aspiring to future further leadership roles 
  • Will strive to make learning fun and relevant 
  • Has vision, energy and a sense of humour  

We can offer: 

  • An exceptionally supportive school community 
  • Hard working and friendly staff 
  • Motivated children who are proud of their school and their learning 
  • Regular non-contact time 
  • A friendly, supportive school community 
  • A commitment to developing your leadership skills 
  • An opportunity for you to play a key role in the further development of the school  

Closing Date: 26/04/2017 at 17:00 

Shortlisting: 03/05/2017 

Interviews and observations: 24/05/17  

Applications must be made through the Barnsley Council online recruitment page by following the link in on this page. 

As safer recruiters an enhanced disclosure from the DBS will be required for this post.

About the employer

Information about Milefield Primary School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status State - Community
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 11 years
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Locations and contacts

Milefield Lane
South Yorkshire
S72 7BH
United Kingdom
+44 1226 781823