Deputy Headteacher, Cheshire West and Chester

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Neston High SchoolCheshire West and Chester

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L21-L24
Contract term: Permanent

Do you wish to contribute to the next phase of the Neston High School journey towards outstanding?
Do you have a passion for outstanding holistic learning?
Do you have the ability to innovate and lead on whole school priorities?
Do you have an excellent track-record of inspiring students and colleagues to reach beyond their potential?
Do you have the drive and vision to lead a team in order to impact on student/staff outcomes?
Do you have high aspirations for colleagues and yourself?
Do you have a vision for excellence?
Do you aspire to be a Headteacher in the next 3 – 5 years? 

If you are excited by your answers to these questions, then you may wish to apply to become a Deputy Headteacher here at Neston High School. 

Following the appointment of our new Headteacher (January 2019) we are delighted to have the opportunity to extend our current senior leadership team. The successful colleague will help shape the future vision and direction of the school and community as they will lead on Character and Well Being/Pastoral. On a daily basis they will oversee behaviour, ethos and standards to meet the school ethos. 

This is an exciting time for the school as it moves forward developing a strategic vision that, at its heart enhances the holistic outcomes for each child and family whilst maintaining a strong focus on academic success. 

As an inspirational leader, you will play an integral part in developing and shaping the new strategic vision in order to raise standards even further. 

Colleagues will be required to lead from the front and be dynamic, effective and inspirational at all levels. 

We would encourage a visit to our school prior to application. If you wish to arrange this or have further questions please contact Mrs Leadbetter ( or call 0151 336 3902 ex t 320. 

Please complete an application form and attach a supporting letter expressing your interest and demonstrating how your experience to date meets the criteria and enhances the future vision. Application form and information pack available from Mrs Helen Leadbetter, PA to Headteacher email:  

Closing date for applications: 11am Friday 6th December 

Interviews to be held: Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th December 

Our school community places the highest priority on keeping our children safe. Applicants for all posts will be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes. The holder of these posts will be required to work with children under the age of 18 in a position of trust, and is, therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

More about Neston High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Raby Park Road, Neston, Cheshire, CH64 9NH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 151 3363902
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Neston High School is a co-educational, non-denominational secondary academy based in Neston, Cheshire, for students aged 11-18. The school has more than 1,700 pupils on roll and is oversubscribed.


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