Highfield Primary School

Consideration Aspiration Responsibility Enjoyment

Bridgenorth Avenue, Urmston, Manchester, M41 9PA


0161 748 6096




Deputy Headteacher

Salary Grade: L10 – L14    

Required for September 2023

NOR: 311 incl Nursery


The governors of Highfield Primary School are seeking to appoint an innovative and highly motivated Deputy Headteacher who will work in partnership with the new Headteacher to continue to further improve our school and develop the potential of every child in our care.  

We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who:

  • will embody our CARE motto – Consideration, Aspiration, Responsibility and Enjoyment.
  • is committed to working together and in partnership with all those involved in the life of the school;
  • is able to lead, inspire and support others, providing effective leadership in key areas and on key initiatives in school;
  • has excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills;
  • has recent experience of leading and innovating curriculum / assessment development
  • has consistently high expectations of themselves and colleagues, providing an excellent role model for all staff and children.
  • is committed to, and has experience of, raising standards of achievement with the vision, experience and dynamism to bring about further school improvement.

We can offer:

  • happy, motivated, and well- behaved children with a strong pupil voice.
  • a strong ethos where all members of the school community have ownership of the school’s mission
  • a motivated talented and hardworking staff with a commitment to ensure the best outcomes for all learners
  • commitment to continuing professional development
  • a committed and involved Governing Body.

 There will be an opportunity to look round the school on Tuesday 28th March at 9.15am. Please contact school to confirm your attendance (0161 748 6096).

Closing date: Monday 17th April 2023 9.00am

Shortlisting: Wednesday 19th April

Observation: Week commencing Monday 24th April

Interview: Week commencing Monday 15th May

Safeguarding information

Highfield Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including a Disclosure and Barring Service check and suitable references.

How to apply - information for applicants

Please download the application form and job description included. Only applications using the Trafford application form will be considered.

Please use the Job Description and Person Specification documents and take a look at our website www.highfield-primary.trafford.sch.uk to help you with your application.

Completed application forms should be sent FAO Mrs M Adams (Chair of Governors) at headteacher@highfield-primary.trafford.sch.uk

HPS Deputy Head Job description

HPS Deputy Head Person Specification

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Contact Us

Bridgenorth Avenue, Urmston, Manchester, M41 9PA

0161 748 6096