Deputy Headteacher (Quality of Education), Slough

Closing date:

Priory SchoolSlough

Date posted:
Start date: September (or sooner, if possible)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L18 – L23
Contract term: Permanent

Priory School is a happy, welcoming and vibrant school with a strong ethos of enabling each and every child to achieve their potential. Located on the outskirts of Slough, we serve a multicultural community; there are 792 children ranging from nursery to Year 6 and a Resource Unit for pupils with complex needs.

We have built very strong foundations – our recent Ofsted confirmed our status as a Good school, we have developed an inclusive and collaborative culture where staff and pupils are supported to give their best and at the very heart of our approach is an unwavering commitment to high standards.

We are now looking for an inspirational Deputy Headteacher who shares our commitment and has the skill to drive the very best outcomes for every single child in our school.

To be successful you will:

  • Be an exceptionally creative and enthusiastic leader with a strategic outlook
  • Bring a clear track record of developing excellent teaching and learning
  • Have a deep understanding of what makes a great school and the required skills and personal character to develop this
  • Bring a solid track record of curriculum development and school improvement, alongside a flair for building capacity through challenge, support and coaching
  • Have a firm grasp of the national picture including the new Ofsted Inspection Framework
  • Understand the importance of excellent engagement with parents, carers, staff and the entire community we are so proud to serve. 

In return, we offer:

  • An opportunity to be part of a new leadership team
  • A talented and diverse cohort of children who have an excellent attitude to learning
  • A dedicated and committed governing body who will support you while giving you the freedom to lead the school
  • The opportunity to work with great staff and a well-resourced curriculum
  • An excellent programme of continuing professional development and a firm commitment to work/life balance
  • A genuine opportunity to shape the future of our school
  • A highly competitive salary package 


There is no fixed idea about where you might be working currently – you could be a Deputy/Assistant Headteacher looking for a new challenge or a strong middle leader ready to make the step up. What is most important to us is you share our belief that every child can discover their true potential.

To find out more and to apply, please visit or call Tom or Corrina on 01904 567 818. All applications should be submitted to:

Closing date for applications: Monday 17th February, 10am

Interviews: 4th and 5th March.

More about Priory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Orchard Avenue, Off Burnham Lane, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 6HE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1628 600300
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