Deputy Headteacher, Wiltshire

Closing date:

Sheldon SchoolWiltshire

Date posted:
Start date: Easter or September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L20-L27
Contract term: Permanent



Salary: L20 – L27

Required ideally for Easter or September 2019, a full-time permanent deputy headteacher to join our senior management team.

Sheldon is a large, high performing comprehensive school with over 1700 students and is oversubscribed for 2019. We would like to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic professional to work with the headteacher and senior management team to build on our successes and take the school forward. This is an exceptional opportunity for a candidate with vision and outstanding leadership skills who is keen to help take the school on to even greater successes. As a member of the senior management team, the person appointed will have significant responsibility for curriculum planning and developments, will also have oversight of data and reporting, and will help shape the direction of the whole school by directly leading the eleven heads of faculty. 

The deputy headteacher would be joining a hugely committed senior management team in a friendly, successful school, where morale is high, students are keen to learn and there is a shared will to make it even stronger.  If you possess the drive, energy, passion and ambition needed, we would very much like to hear from you.

To apply, please submit a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4 and complete the application form.  

We are situated in attractive parkland on the edge of the rapidly growing market town of Chippenham, surrounded by beautiful countryside.  There are good rail and road links to London, we are 5 minutes from junction 17 on the M4 and a 10 minute train journey to the beautiful Roman City of Bath.

For further details about the school, please visit our website 

Application process:  Please click ‘Apply Now’ and download our application form and submit together with your application to 

Closing Date:  28th January 2019 – Noon

Interview Dates:  12th and 13th February 2019

Sheldon School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post requires a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

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More about Sheldon School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hardenhuish Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6HJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1249 766020
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