Deputy Head Teacher


3 days teaching, 2 days leadership time

Required September 2023

Willow Bank Infant is a friendly, inclusive and welcoming school in Woodley currently with 171 children on roll.  We are looking to recruit a full time Deputy Head to join our hard working and conscientious team.
We are looking for:

  • An excellent and passionate leader who has high expectations and the ability to guide, coach and mentor staff.
  • A passion, understanding and enthusiasm for EYFS and the importance of this stage in children’s learning and development.
  • A clear understanding of the importance of synthetic phonics.
  • Someone who can work with the Headteacher, to discuss, debate and formulate the strategic direction of the school.
  • A team player who can act on their initiative.
  • An excellent communicator who can build strong relationships with all members of our community.


We can offer:

  • A committed and hardworking team.
  • The opportunity to develop leadership skills.
  • Dedicated leadership time a week (0.4 days).
  • Deputy Head Mentoring from a partner school.
  • Access to a Deputy Head network group.
  • A community where children love coming to school and are eager to learn with supportive families.
  • A recently inspected Good school (July 2022).

 Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. 

Applications close Midday 27th April

Interviews 5th May

Willow Bank Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.