Deputy Headteacher, Preston

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Walton-le-Dale High SchoolPreston

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Start date: 01/05/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £56,714 - £64,120
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Following the retirement of our current long-serving Deputy Headteacher we are seeking an outstanding, enthusiastic and innovative individual to join our friendly and forward thinking team of staff. We are looking for an inspirational leader with an absolute commitment to leading by example, and who enjoys getting the best out of young people.

As a school with a local and regional profile for inclusion and pastoral care you will take a lead in maintaining our exceptional work in these areas. You will be passionate about developing the whole child and about the inclusion of all young people. 

You will be a reflective and versatile practitioner with a proven track record of:

· high quality leadership of pastoral and inclusive practice

· implementing and sustaining change based on a personal vision for education and an understanding of the national landscape for education

· highly effective communication with students, staff and parents

· inspiring students and staff to achieve their best

This is a fantastic time to join Walton le Dale, with the school popular and over-subscribed and a strong team of staff. If you feel you share our ethos we would love to receive an application from you.

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. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Completed application forms to be forwarded to the Headteacher, Walton le Dale High School, Brindle Road, Bamber Bridge, Preston PR5 6RN or apply on line to by 12 noon on Friday 16 November 2018

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More about Walton-le-Dale High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Brindle Road, Bamber Bridge, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 6RN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1772 335726

Walton-le-Dale is a relatively small school which gives us a distinctive atmosphere. Many visitors comment on the warmth and friendliness of the school.  It is a school where the students and staff know each other well (helped by a vertical past...