Deputy Headteacher, Tameside

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Denton Community CollegeTameside

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Start date: 01/09/2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £61,341 - £69,330
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Denton Community College

Taylor Lane, Denton

M34 3NG

Telephone: 0161 336 2219


Employer: Denton Community College

Location: Denton Manchester

Salary Grade: L19 - L24

Contract Type: Full Time

Contract Term: Permanent

Job starts: Required from September 2018


This could be your next step towards Headship…

The Governing Body of Denton Community College wish to appoint an outstanding individual to the post of Deputy Headteacher from September 2018.

Denton Community College is an 11-16 fully inclusive mixed comprehensive school with 1350 students. The town of Denton is situated within the Metropolitan Borough of Tameside, in Greater Manchester. It is five miles (eight km) to the east of Manchester city centre, and has a population of around 27000. The location of the town also places it within 5 miles of the High Peak and is a drivable commute from the Peak District National Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty. 

The successful candidate will be able to inspire and motivate colleagues and students, by providing support, appropriate challenge, and leadership on standards within the School. We seek not only an outstanding classroom practitioner but someone able to handle this challenging position with imagination, inspiration, experience and integrity. The Deputy Headteacher plays a pivotal role in developing the College’s response to the educational landscape. They will need the ability to think systematically and creatively, provide strong leadership and inspire staff to become involved in our journey to excellence. As well as leading on standards within the school, they will enjoy strategic oversight for curriculum and staffing.

The successful candidate will:

· Evidence strong, strategic leadership and management skills

· Be a strategic thinker

· Have a proven ability to lead and manage change

· Evidence experience of effective management of standards within an educational context

· Have a strong record of raising achievement

· Have outstanding communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels

· Demonstrate experience of positively enhancing an organisational ethos.

Further details about our College are available at All applications to be either posted or emailed to: 

Visits to the College prior to application are warmly welcomed. Please contact Lesley Pope at

Closing date: 12 pm Friday 27 April 2018.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service Check.

We seek to promote diversity and equality of opportunity so applications are welcome from all, irrespective of gender, race, marital status, age, disability, sexuality, religion or faith.

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More about Denton Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Taylor Lane, Denton, Manchester, M34 3NG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 336 2219