Deputy Headteacher (Students), Leicester

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Beaumont Leys SchoolLeicester

Date posted:
Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £59,528 - £65,561Leadership 16-20
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Deputy Headteacher (Students)


We are looking for a leader with vast experience to become our new Deputy Headteacher (students) from August 2020.  This involves leadership of Inclusion, SEND, Pastoral (Behaviour and Attendance) and Safeguarding where you will lead with tenacity, strength and compassion.  You will be part of our strong and experienced, can-do Leadership Team and will work in a school where we can see the difference we make to our students’ lives and life chances. This post has arisen due to the forthcoming retirement of our Inclusion Leader.  


We are looking for a leader who embodies our mission that every child benefits fully from the transformative power of education, regardless of their background.  We want a Deputy Headteacher who will see the potential in our students, including our vulnerable and harder to reach students and be energised by the challenge of realising that potential.


We are a successful school whose students make good progress, despite many challenges.  We want a Deputy Headteacher who will thrive in our environment and who is driven to raise standards, expectations, achievement and attainment.  You will be resilient, values driven and reflective and will be determined to help us to develop our nurturing, ambitious and rigorous culture of success.  You will be well used to going the extra mile, and believe in recognising when others have.  You will be skilled at achieving the highest of standards of teaching, learning and behaviour, both yourself and across groups of staff and will have a track record of developing leadership in others.  You will have both the desire and experience to ensure that our focus is on teaching and learning and will have a vision of how to help our students to thrive under the new curriculum.


We are offering prospective candidates an opportunity to visit our school prior to making an application on 13th January 2-3pm, 15th January 4-5pm or 17th January 9-10am. Please contact Mandy Smith, Headteacher’s PA, on 0116 2344480, if you would like to book into one of these slots.


To apply you need to do three things:


1. Write a letter of application of no more than two A4 sides, font no smaller than 12. In your letter address your experience, vision for education and how you meet the requirements of our Deputy Headteacher role.

2. Write up to 1000 words on “my vision for inclusive success at Beaumont Leys School”

3. Complete the application form


Please send completed application through to Mandy Smith, Leadership PA, by 9:00am Tuesday 21st January via e-mail: msmith@beaumontleys.leicester.sch.uk 


Interviews will take place on Thursday 30th and Friday 31st January.





More about Beaumont Leys School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Anstey Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 0FL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 116 2344480
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