Salary: Leadership Range L3 – L7
Closing date: Tuesday 19th May 2020

The Governors at Horndale County Infant and Nursery School wish to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Deputy Headteacher who will play an important role in the teaching and learning of pupils at Horndale. They will work closely with the Headteacher and the extended Leadership team to drive developments as we continue our journey of improvement.

The successful candidate must have an excellent understanding of the curriculum and pedagogy in the Early Years and Key Stage 1 so that they can effectively support leadership and management across the whole school. We are looking for a high-quality classroom practitioner, who can motivate and inspire our staff. They should be a resilient, dynamic and aspirant leader.

If this post is of interest, you must complete the attached application along-side a well-structured supporting letter, maximum 1000 words, indicating your educational philosophy, how you would lead developments as Deputy Headteacher, your understanding of important educational issues and examples of your educational successes.

If you are shortlisted to interview you will be asked to complete a range of short tasks during interview. These will be completed remotely. The Interview will take place via Microsoft Teams. Further information will be provided in advance of the interview.

The post will be full time to commence in September 2020.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Tuesday 19th May @ 12:00

All completed applications should be sent to

Interviews date: TBC

Deputy Head Advert
Job Description
Person Specification – DHT
Teaching Application Form
Application Form Guidance Notes

Please e-mail if you require any of the above documents in another format e.g. Microsoft Word.

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