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Deputy Head Teacher

Link Road, Anstey, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE7 7EB
Martin High School
Full Time
ISR 21-25
19th January 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
9th February 2022 09:05 AM
Contract Term
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1204692

Do you have what it takes to support the Head to bring our shared vision to life?


We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and skilled Deputy Head Teacher to join the SLT of this progressive and happy school. The right candidate for this deputy headship will have the ability to plan strategically and to motivate and inspire a varied team of teachers in new strategies to improve teaching and learning over the whole school.

WHY CONSIDER Martin High School:

Martin High School is a Good-rated, 11-16 secondary school of just over 800 children with 121 staff, based in a large village location with excellent links to the city centre and surrounding area.  We offer on-site parking, corporate healthcare and a popular canteen. Our school is set in generous grounds with views across the countryside to the Leicestershire landmark of Bradgate Park. The school benefits from large playing fields and a brand new sports hall due to be completed in May 2022.


  • A welcoming environment where the children enjoy learning, are positive, cheerful and well behaved.
  • Professional, hardworking and motivated team of teachers and support staff committed to developing and raising standards.
  • Positive relationships with parents and the wider community.
  • Development opportunities within our academies trust and investment in your professional development and future career.


  • Support the Head in delivery of the school vision, for all learners
  • Lead the school in the absence of the Headteacher for assemblies, management decisions, budget control
  • Take ownership of evidencing our improvement of outcomes for all learners
  • Manage and motivate the support team, including TAs, lunchtime staff and all support staff
  • Work closely with heads of years and subjects to enrich and improve curriculum planning across all subjects and year groups


  • Have a full understanding of processes involving children in care, child protection and safeguarding and be committed to working in partnership.
  • Have an innovative and creative approach.
  • Be committed to high standards of teaching and learning and the professional development of staff.
  • Have high expectations that motivate, support and challenge teachers and students alike.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Don’t miss the opportunity to find out more about us by visiting our website and reading our information pack.
  • Potential candidates for this role are strongly encouraged to visit the school or to contact us for an informal conversation.

Find out more about this exciting opportunity by visiting our career page and school website.


Safeguarding Statement:

The Martin High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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