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Deputy Headteacher

Education - School

School Leadership Teaching

Gilded Hollins Community Primary

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Gilded Hollins Community Primary School

St Helen's Road




Group 2 – Salary Range: L7 – L11

NOR – 203


Full time teacher

Required for September 2019


“Respect Everyone”


The Governors are seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher who will support the Headteacher in leading and inspiring the next phase of the school's development.  Our vision is to be a nurturing community where we aspire to be the best we can at all we do and be kind to each other. We believe in respecting everybody.


Our Deputy Headteacher will build upon our current strengths and high standards to further develop our school.  We are looking for someone who can ensure that learning remains enjoyable and enriching for all.

Our Governing Body would like a Deputy Headteacher who has:

Proven successful leadership and management experience in a primary school

An enthusiasm and passion for learning

High expectations and a proven ability to raise standards

A willingness to further develop our broad and balanced curriculum

The ability to explore and develop networking and collaboration opportunities

A willingness to promote inclusion and diversity

The ability to maintain and develop partnerships between children, staff, parents, governors, other local schools and the wider community

Excellent communication skills, and is open and honest

The enthusiasm and empathy required to be an outstanding leader


In return we offer you:

A happy, secure and attractive environment

Dedicated, friendly and skilled staff

A curriculum which motivates and challenges our children to develop lively and enquiring minds

An established partnership with the parents, locality and wider community

Opportunity to make a difference and to continue to take our school forward

An effective, enthusiastic and supportive Governing Board


Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school during the weeks beginning 18 March and 25 March 2019. Please contact the school office to make an appointment.


Application packs are available on the school website and returnable to or Mrs Michelle Foster, Clerk to the Selection Panel, Governor Services, 2nd Floor, Wigan Life Centre South, Wigan Council, WN1 1NJ.


To view the details relating to this position and to access the application form, please click the links below:

Job Description
Person Specification
School DBS Applicant Information
Guidance for Safer Working Practices
Childcare Disqualification Requirements
Letter from Chair of Governors

If you require any further information, please contact the school on 01942 678903 or email Website:


Short listed applicants will be invited to attend interviews by Friday 5 April 2019. If you have not heard from us by this time, your application has not been successful.

Short listing date:  Saturday 30 March 2019.


Interview date: Thursday 25 and Friday 26 April 2019


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working hours

full time

application deadline

12 00 pm

28th Mar 2019

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