Deputy Headteacher (Pastoral) The Deanery Church of England High School and Sixth Form College

Satis Education

  • L18 - L22
  • Greater Manchester / North West
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 4 days ago

Deputy Headteacher (Pastoral)

The Deanery Church of England High School and Sixth Form College

Salary: L18 – L22

Location: The Deanery Church of England High School, Wigan

Reporting to: Headteacher

Teaching Load: 10/50

The Deanery Church of England High School is looking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher to raise standards across the school through ensuring outstanding pastoral care for pupils. The Deanery Church of England High School is an 11-18 school at the heart of the local community in Wigan. We are a successful and heavily oversubscribed school of around 1450 pupils with a thriving and growing Sixth Form.

Serving the Diocese of Liverpool and the parishes of the Wigan Deanery, we aim to provide an education for life, enabling all of our community to flourish and live life to the full.  We live by our Christian values of Faith, Hope, Love, Wisdom, Courage and Integrity and our mantra Work Hard, Be Kind, Make a Difference.

Following the promotion of our current Deputy Head (Pastoral), we now have a truly exciting opportunity to join us in this high-profile Senior Leadership position to lead pastoral delivery and innovation.

You will lead the provision of pastoral care throughout the school, ensuring the emotional, physical and intellectual wellbeing of the whole pupil body.

The Deputy Head (Pastoral) will be required to inspire confidence amongst pupils, parents and the pastoral team.  A strategic thinker, this role will shape and develop a coherent and innovative whole-school pastoral curriculum.

The Deputy Head (Pastoral) is a key member of the Senior Leadership Team and must be committed to the school’s ethos, aims and strategic direction.

Although we would prefer to appoint for January 2025, we would consider delaying the appointment to September 2025 for the right candidate.

To register your interest for the role, please visit   

To arrange an informal, confidential discussion regarding this role, please contact Liz Hayden​ at Satis Education on 07706 333575 or by email

The closing date for applications is: Friday 13th September 2024 at 9:00am
Interviews will take place on: Monday 23rd September and Tuesday 24th September 2024

The Deanery High School Church of England School and Sixth Form College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we will check the suitability of staff to work with children. Applicants must be willing to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and overseas police checks (where applicable).

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