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Deputy Head TeacherRef: DON/17/00153

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, SCHOOLS
Based at: Askern Spa Junior School
Salary details: L7 - L11 £45,289 - £49,976 
Job details: 32.5 Hours, Full Time, Permanent
Closing date: 30 March 2017
Interview date: 4 April 2017
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Required for September 2017

Due to the promotion of the previous post-holder the governors of Askern Spa Junior School are seeking to appoint an innovative, enthusiastic and highly motivated Deputy Head Teacher to share the leadership of our school.  Applications from experienced and enthusiastic teachers who are committed to improving outcomes for all pupils are welcome.

You will join a leadership team alongside our Head Teacher and will have numerous opportunities to lead, develop and support staff, children and parents.

Candidates for the post will need to demonstrate:-

  • Outstanding Classroom Practice at KS2
  • Vision and Integrity
  • Experience of successful leadership and management
  • A determination to make a difference to the lives of children
  • Exemplary leadership, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Energy, empathy, teamwork and enthusiasm
  • High expectations of achievement and behaviour

In return we can offer:

  • A school that is totally committed to continued improvement
  • A hardworking and supportive team of governors and staff
  • Significant leadership and CPD opportunities
  • Children who are enthusiastic, polite and motivated
  • A warm and friendly environment

References for short listed candidates will be sought which will include questions about past disciplinary actions or allegations in relation to behaviour with children.

Visits to the school are welcome.  Please contact the Head Teacher, Mrs Elaine Exley should you wish to arrange a visit.

Telephone: 01302 700332


To obtain further details including a full job description and person specification please contact the school.  Alternatively, details can be downloaded from the top right of the screen and forwarded to the school by post or by e mail to


Askern Spa Junior School, Sutton Road, Askern, Doncaster DN6 0AQ

Closing Date: Thursday 30 Mar 2017

Interviews: Tuesday 4 April 2017

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at

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