Deputy Headteacher, Shropshire

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John Wilkinson Primary SchoolShropshire
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Start date: 01 January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Spine 2 – 7
Contract term: Permanent

John Wilkinson Primary school and Nursery is a welcoming, vibrant and inclusive school in Broseley. We are currently looking for a Deputy Headteacher who has a proven track record of excellent classroom practice, who is child centred and will support our school values. We are an outstanding school (Ofsted, November 2011) and we maintain high standards in all that we do. We are seeking a dedicated and ambitious individual who is looking to move into the next stage of their career.

The ideal candidate will also:

  • Have a proven experience of positively impacting  on student progress and developing excellence across the school whilst maintaining our nurturing ethos
  • Have expertise in monitoring teaching and learning with a thorough knowledge of all key stages
  • Have the drive to make a real difference to the lives of pupils
  • Have extensive experience in data management and assessment
  • Have a clear vision and understanding of improving performance at greater depth by the end of key stage 2.

Expertise in Maths or IT would be helpful but are not essential. The successful candidate would benefit from experience in Year 2 and/or Year 6 but again this is not essential.  

Visits are warmly welcomed. To arrange an appointment or request an application pack please contact the school by email. Please do not send a CV, for the purposes of equal opportunities we can only accept Shropshire Council application forms - please ensure that all application documentation is returned by email to

Closing Date: 1st October 2019
Week of 7th October 19 - Lesson observation at your current school (if possible).
Interview for final candidates: 16th and 17th October 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practices and all appointments are subject to satisfactory checks and references. An Enhanced DBS check will be sought from the successful candidate along with evidence of identity and right to work in the UK.

John Wilkinson Primary school and Nursery
Telephone: 01952 882950

More about John Wilkinson Primary School
Address: Coalport Road, Broseley, Shropshire, TF12 5AN, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1952 882950