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Deputy Headteacher

The Castle SchoolWest Berkshire

Judged as “Outstanding” OFSTED January 2019

Are you:    

  • Innovative  
  • Passionate about learning  
  • Someone who wants to make a real difference

If so, then we need to hear from YOU….

Due to significant expansion of our provision, we wish to appoint a further Deputy Headteacher from Easter 2021, to help continue our drive for excellence to ensure that all children and young people at our school are able to be successful in their lives at school and beyond. We are keen to hear from teachers who work in all phases, in mainstream as well as special. This is an amazing opportunity to make a real, positive difference to the lives of everyone in our community.

Deputy Headteacher

Required from Easter 2021 or earlier if possible

Leadership Scale: L18 to L24

Pupils: 170 on roll aged 3–19

If you are the right person for the role then we can offer you:  

  • a very comprehensive training and CPD package  
  • Freedom to be innovative in a supportive and nurturing environment  
  • the opportunity to work with amazing staff and students  
  • very committed and caring governors  
  • an active role in contributing to the shared vision of the school.

This is a full time role with half a day teaching commitment per week.

If you want to visit us then please contact Jon Hewitt (Headteacher) on 01635 42976 or by email on   

For further information and an application pack please contact Atul Attra via email at or visit our website:  

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 7th December 2021.

Shortlisting: Thursday 9th December 2021.

Interview day: Tuesday 14th December 2021.

A West Berkshire application form must be completed to comply with our safer recruitment policies.  

The Castle School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening including checks with current and previous employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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