Deputy Headteacher, Blackburn with Darwen

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Pleckgate High SchoolBlackburn with Darwen

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Pay Range 23-27 - £68667.00 - £75735.00 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Applications are welcome for the position of Deputy Headteacher at Pleckgate High School. This is a special opportunity for an ambitious and dynamic leader to join an outstanding school at an exciting stage of its journey. As a senior member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), you will play a vital role in taking the school forward. The specific responsibilities attached to this post will be dependent on the experience and qualities of the successful applicant.

You will be joining an experienced, successful and collaborative Senior Leadership Team who committed and passionate about creating the best possible learning experience for the students at Pleckgate. This is a crucial appointment for the school and we are looking for the right person for the role not a candidate who has a particular area of expertise.

Pleckgate are a large secondary school under the sponsorship of the Education Partnership Trust (EPT), situated on the northern outskirts of Blackburn with Darwen. Our school community is made up of 1100 students and 180 staff with state of the art facilities that benefit both the school and local community. Pleckgate High School is a thriving multi-cultural community that places the best interests of young people at the heart of everything we do.

If you are interested in finding out more about our school or coming to visit, please contact Jayne Ferguson, PA to the Headteacher on 01254 249134 or at

Visits will be available on Monday 1st April and Wednesday 3rd April.

Closing date: Thursday 18th April

Interviews TBC

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More about Pleckgate High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Pleckgate Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 8QA, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1254 249134
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About the employer

Pleckgate High School is sponsored by the Education Partnership Trust (EPT).

The EPT is a not for profit multi-academy trust and approved academy sponsor.  Our vision is to create outstanding schools which transform learning, ...