Deputy Head of Academy

Job Roles:
Deputy Headteacher
Organisation Type:
Primary Education, Secondary Education, Special Educational Needs Schools
Secondary School/Academy, Primary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Education, Other Subjects, Special Needs
North West
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
£42,398.00 to £46,799.00
5th Sep 2018
Start Date:
The Russett Learning Trust
Job Ref:

Deputy Head of Academy

The Russett School Middlehurst Avenue Weaverham Northwich Cheshire CW8 3BW.
Required for January 2019 or sooner

Leadership Point 4 to Leadership Point 8 (£42,398.00 to £46,799.00), subject to pay award

Following a recent expansion of The Russett Learning Trust an opportunity has arisen at the Russett School. The Governors are looking to appoint a further innovative and inspirational Deputy Head for the Academy.

The Russett School is a special academy providing outstanding education for pupils and young people from ages 2 to 19 years with Severe Learning Difficulties, Speech and Language Difficulties and Complex Needs.

This person must be committed to working in partnership with the Head of Academy, Executive Head Teacher and the Trust. We are looking for someone who has the highest expectations in terms of our pupils/students and staff. Who is passionate and committed to working with children with special educational needs and who will embrace the ethos and values of the academy and Trust.

We would welcome the opportunity to talk to you and show you around the academy. To arrange, please contact Jane Palfreyman, Office Manager The Russett School, on 01606 853005 or by email to

An application pack (including job description and person specification for this role) is available to download

For further information about the academy, please visit Completed application forms should be returned to by noon on the 4th October 2018.
Shortlisting 9th October 2018 and interviews will take place on the 16th and 17th October 2018.

The Russett Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required prior to appointment.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
The Russett Learning Trust
Tel: 01606 - 855831
Contact: Julia M Hughes

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