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Deputy Head Teacher

Posted on 24 August 2020

  • LocationQueen's Park Primary School
  • SalaryL10-14 £51,311 - £56,579
  • ContractPermanent
  • Closing DateThis vacancy has closed

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/490/9918
Positions available 1
Working hours 32.4
Closing date This vacancy has closed
Job category Teaching & Leadership
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council
Directorate BHCC: External

Job introduction

Grade: L10 – L14 (£51,311-£56,579) - based on 2019 rates

Hours per week: 32.4

Paid weeks per year: 52

Start date: January 1 2021

After 24 years at the school, our current deputy head teacher is retiring. This means we have a fantastic opportunity for a creative and energetic deputy head teacher, who is ready to make their mark at Queen’s Park Primary School.


About the role

Recent results reflect the many challenges we face as a school, so we are looking for a strong and experienced leader with ambition and drive.

You will show vision and the ability to motivate others with knowledge of how to inspire exceptional performance and effectively drive change. You will have the skills to work with the head teacher on improving standards and will have a demonstrable track record of aspirational teaching and inclusive leadership.

Situated in central Brighton, nestled between the seafront and Queen’s Park, Queen’s Park Primary School is a two-form entry primary school. Our 360 pupils are drawn from a vibrant, mixed socio-economic environment and our ethos is one of a kind and inclusive learning environment in which every child can reach their potential.

In your role, you will:

  • Be an inspirational, engaging and caring member of the school team
  • Model a consistently aspirational approach to the quality of teaching and learning with the highest expectations, to achieve the best possible outcomes
  • Foster a culture in which pupils’ personal social development, positive behaviour and attitudes can flourish
  • Lead engagement and involvement with all stakeholders to ensure equity and inclusive access to
  • provision

The full candidate information pack can be found HERE on our school website.

To apply, email completed application forms to our Clerk to the Governors Michelle McCann on

Closing date: 21 September 2020, 5pm

Shortlisting: 25 September 2020

Online Interviews: w/c 5 October 2020


Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Brighton & Hove Schools - Taking Action for Equality

Queen's Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.

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