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Deputy Headteacher

Appley Bridge All Saints' Church of England Primary Academy
Wigan, Lancashire
Contract Type
Full Time
Leadership Pay Range L2-L6
Start Date
1st September 2024
16th May 2024 12:00 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1417571

Deputy Headteacher

Full time


Appley Bridge All Saints’ Church of England Primary Academy is a small, caring and welcoming school, at the heart of its community.

We are seeking to appoint a leader and excellent classroom practitioner who will teach our lovely Year 6 class from September.

Our pupils' behaviour is excellent and our families are very supportive. Our children have a passion for learning and want to achieve. Having recently been awarded the Learning Outside the Classroom mark, all staff are expected to make good use of our extensive school grounds, forest school, and stunning local environment.

The successful candidate will also be required to lead Science for the first year of the role, as well as the school council.

Whilst we already have strong links with our community, especially All Saints' church, we welcome creative and practical input from the successful applicant to enhance these links further. We have an active Friends committee that raises around £10,000 per year through various events, some of which are in the evenings and weekends, which staff are required to attend wherever possible.

This is a brilliant opportunity for a teacher looking to progress to a leadership position in a very supportive and positive environment.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the school; please ring to arrange a convenient time and please feel free to contact the Trust CEO.


  • A welcoming environment where the children enjoy learning and are positive, cheerful and well-behaved.
  • A 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.
  • A positive working environment focused on staff well-being, student welfare, and high standards of achievement and behaviour
  • Excellent CPD opportunities and Training and Development Programmes
  • Eligibility to join the Teachers' Pension Scheme
  • Access to health and wellbeing support for you and your family
  • Access to employee benefits & rewards through Perkbox
  • Cycle to work scheme


  • Support the Head in the 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 teachers to enrich and improve curriculum planning across all subjects and year groups


  • Hold as a minimum, a B.ED or B.A & PGCE / PGDE or equivalent & have at least 4 years’ experience in teaching or leadership.
  • 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.

Closing date: Thursday 16th May at 12pm 

Proposed Interview date: Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd May 2024

Potential candidates for this role are strongly encouraged to visit the school or to contact us for an informal conversation.

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our safer recruitment pre-employment checks on shortlisted candidates.

We are part of Cidari Education - Multi Academy Trust, established in November 2013, a growing educational trust and part of the Blackburn Diocese. Cidari Education is committed to providing high quality education for all children in our academies based on clearly established Christian values and principles.

The above post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check supplied by the Disclosure & Barring Service. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions. Further information is available below.


Safeguarding Statement:

Appley Bridge All Saints Church of England Primary 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.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Appley Bridge All Saints' Church of England Primary Academy

Appley Bridge All Saints' Church of England Primary Academy