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Flanshaw Junior, Infant & Nursery School

Flanshaw Junior, Infant & Nursery School

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Deputy Headteacher


Flanshaw Junior, Infant and Nursery School looking to appoint an exceptional leader to the post of Deputy Headteacher. This non-class based position plays a critical role in supporting the Headteacher, working alongside a team of committed and talented staff, to ensure that every pupil is successful in their learning. 


We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, dedicated and inspirational individual to work closely with the Headteacher and the governing body to improve the quality of teaching and learning and develop a high quality, exciting curriculum that meets the needs of all pupils. 


The successful candidate will play a vital role in shaping and delivering the next phase of improvement, as the school continues its journey to outstanding.  They will take on responsibility for a core subject area and lead on assessment.  We are looking for an enthusiastic, positive leader who puts the well-being of children at the heart of all their decisions.


We are looking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher who will:


-Be positive, energetic and committed to the ethos of the Flanshaw family.

-Be confident at leading the school in the absence of the Headteacher.

-Be an exemplary and inspirational classroom practitioner with a proven track record of raising standards.

-Show great ambition for the school, its pupils, its staff and the wider community.

-Build excellent relationships with our parents and support vulnerable families.

-Have experience of successfully leading school improvement at whole school level.

-Have experience of mentoring and/or coaching colleagues at different stages in their career.

-Be a strategic thinker with the ability to show resilience.

-Have an excellent understanding of safeguarding and take on the DSL role.

-Be a skilled communicator capable of developing effective professional relationships.


If this sounds like you we would love to meet you!


In return, Flanshaw Junior, Infant and Nursery School offers a welcoming and friendly school where everyone is valued. You will work in a happy and supportive team in a professional working environment.  You will be fully supported by the Headteacher.


The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.


For further information please visit: . Alternatively, you can contact the Recruitment Line on 0845 8506506 (typetalk calls welcome)  or email Application forms are available from Mrs Alexander on 01924 290360 or are available online at


Applicants are welcome to visit our school and meet the Headteacher. Please ring Mrs Alexander to book an appointment to visit us on Friday 26th January at 3.30pm  or   Friday 2nd February at 3.30 pm

Completed application forms should be returned to the Headteacher, Mike Woodburn.


Phone 01924 290360


Closing date: Monday 5th February

Shortlisting: Wednesday 7th February

Interviews: WC 19th February

Start date: Easter or as soon as possible, and in agreement with the successful candidate

Premises Supervisor


The Head Teacher and Governors are seeking to appoint an experienced Premises Supervisor with a proven track record of ensuring high standards of site management, to join our exciting and hardworking Flanshaw family.


The successful candidates must:


  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
  • Supervise our JLT (Junior Leadership Team/eco warriors)
  • Ensure safe use by self and others of equipment and materials
  • Establish constructive relationships and communication with contractors and other agencies/professionals
  • To be responsible, in conjunction with the School Business Manager, for the administration and control of appropriate areas of the budget
  • Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required including Governing Body meetings
  • Present a positive personal image, contributing to a welcoming school environment which supports equal opportunities for all
  • Promote and ensure the health and safety of pupils, staff & visitors (in accordance with appropriate health & safety legislation) at all times


We can offer:


  • A friendly, happy and supportive staff community
  • Excellent opportunities for CPD and a well resourced working environment.
  • Well behaved, enthusiastic and respectful children
  • A supportive Senior Leadership Team and Governing Body


Application forms and further details are available from the school website   


Visits to School are warmly welcomed. Please contact the Headteacher on 01924 290360 to make an appointment.


Completed application forms should be returned to the Headteacher, Mike Woodburn.


Deadline for applications: Monday 29th January

Shortlisting: Wednesday 31st January

Interviews: wc 5th February


The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.

Why work at Flanshaw JIN School?


Flanshaw JIN School is a busy and happy primary school. We pride ourselves on being the Flanshaw ‘family’ and if you are successfully appointed, we hope that you will feel welcomed and a part of our family.


As a School we can offer you:


  • A very supportive Senior Leadership Team
  • Governors who are highly involved in the school community
  • Amazing children who have outstanding behaviour and great senses of humour!
  • Supportive parents who aspire for the best for their children
  • Enthusiastic and hardworking staff who are helpful, kind and great fun to work with!
  • A beautiful and purposeful, well cared for environment (both internal and external).


Also, we offer:


  • Opportunities to access additional health benefits through our school insurance company
  • Many great opportunities for CPD (Professional development); both in house and externally sourced
  • Laptop and Microsoft Office for teachers
  • Running/walking club (for staff only)
  • Great staff nights out