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Round Hill Primary School, Foster Avenue, Beeston, Nottingham NG9 1AE
Tel: 0115 9179262,  Email:

This advert can be found on the DfE vacancies website.

Deputy Head Teacher (From September 2024)

Salary: Points L11 – L15 (0.8 FTE)

OFSTED Rating - Good (June 2023)

This is an exciting opportunity for an aspiring head teacher to join our hard working and committed leadership team in moving our school through the next stage of its development.   

The children, staff and governors wish to appoint an outstanding and inspirational Deputy Head Teacher who can continue to develop the school’s drive towards excellence, promoting high expectations and quality learning and teaching. It is expected that the successful applicant will lead aspects of school improvement, curriculum and staff development, by working and modelling excellent teaching across the whole school. This will also include working with other senior leaders as the school joins Equals Trust in the very near future. 

As our new Deputy Head Teacher, you will:

  • be absolutely committed to developing the potential of every child
  • be able to build on our current practice and work with colleagues to maintain our high standards and drive further improvement
  • be caring, approachable and resilient
  • be able to motivate and inspire both staff and pupils
  • have the ability to develop strong working relationships with staff, pupils, parents, governors, and other stakeholders.
  • be an excellent classroom practitioner; being able to lead by example to further improve our teaching and learning practices
  • be willing to go the extra mile for our pupils and staff

If this sounds like you, we would like to hear from you!

In return, we can offer you:

  • an inclusive, caring ethos and supportive working environment, where teamwork and empathy are really important to us.
  • enthusiastic, happy and well-motivated children.
  • a dedicated and knowledgeable staff team who are keen to continue the development of their practice towards achieving excellence
  • a forward looking and vibrant school which engages with the whole school community
  • a commitment to your professional development as a school leader
  • support and guidance from an experienced head teacher, governors and other schools in Equals Trust

You are strongly encouraged to visit the school prior to submitting an application. To arrange this and please contact the school office on 01159179262 or via email at

An application pack is available on the school website under About Us>Vacancies.  You will also find the Person Specification and the Job Description, please ensure you write your application with these in mind.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.  All posts in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Please note that in line with the safeguarding due diligence requirements, if you are invited to interview:

  • References will be requested from your current or last employer.
  • You will need to bring with you to the interview original documentation to prove your identity and that you have a right to work in the UK
  • In accordance with KCSIE 2023, an online search of publicly available information will be undertaken on all shortlisted candidates to help identify any incidents or issues, which the school may wish to explore with an applicant at interview.

All posts in schools, unless stated otherwise, are suitable for a job share arrangement. The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation for posts within County and Controlled Schools and in Colleges.

Closing date:         By 9.00 a.m. on Friday 26th April 2024

Short listing:          Friday 26th April 2024

Interviews:             Thursday 9th May 2024


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