Deputy Headteacher, Lancashire

Closing date:Expiring today

Garstang Community AcademyLancashire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Pay Scale L13 - L17 (currently £55,201 - £60,894)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Who are we?

Due to a retirement, we are seeking to appoint an exceptional leader to join our Senior Leadership Team as a second Deputy Headteacher. The successful applicant will be highly committed, motivated and passionate leader who aspires to excellence, embraces change and enjoys working with people. This is a unique opportunity to take a proactive role in our journey towards being an Outstanding school.

This post will offer an exciting and varying breadth of leadership and management responsibilities, and will provide an excellent grounding for Headship.

The Candidate

We are seeking a highly committed, motivated and passionate leader who will work together with the Senior Leadership Team to help realise the full potential of our amazing and successful school.

What can we offer you?

A vibrant, exciting, challenging, ambitious, supportive, rural place to work, where our learners really appreciate and respond to fabulous, committed teaching.

Annual appraisal, access to comprehensive CPD and career development opportunities.

An exciting and varying breadth of leadership and management responsibilities, which will provide an excellent grounding for Headship.

Please visit our website to complete your online application form at vacancies 

Closing time and date for applications is noon on 28/10/19 

Shortlisting to take place on 30/10/19

Assessment and Interview Day to be held on 6/11/19 and 7/11/19 with selection for second day taking place at the end of day 1.

Should you have any questions about the position or application process, please contact my PA, Liz Macpherson at 

Thank you for your interest in this post and I look forward to receiving your application.

Alasdair Ashcroft

Headteacher, Garstang Community Academy

Garstang Community Academy and The Fylde Coast Academy Trust are committed to equality of opportunity for all. GCA and FCAT are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners, staff and visitors. All staff will be carefully selected using recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise our commitment to safeguarding. All posts, including volunteers, are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

More about Garstang Community Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Bowgreave, Garstang, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 1YE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1995 603226
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