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We currently have the following vacancy:

Deputy Headteacher 

We are looking to recruit a Deputy Headteacher from 1 September 2022

  • Location of Role: Fairisle Infant and Nursery School
  • Job Start Date: September 2022
  • Contract/Hours: Permanent/Full-time
  • Salary Type: Leadership Scale 9 - 14
  • Salary Details: £51,402 - £58,135
  • Hours of Work: Permanent / Full-time
  • Closing date: 10th May 2022 at noon
  • Interview date: 19th May 2022


Job/Person Summary

Due to the promotion of the current postholder, we are seeking to appoint an ambitious and inspirational Deputy Headteacher who will enrich the successes of our school and play a substantial role in the school’s future aspirations. Although this role is non-class based, there will be some teaching responsibilities.

You will be someone who…

  • Will have the children’s best interests at the heart of everything you do
  • Will be passionate about making a difference and will lead by example
  • Will be empathetic, highly motivated , creative, resilient and kind
  • Will be an amazing teacher and leader, champion best practice, determined to remove barriers to secure the best possible outcomes for children based on their starting points
  • Will have ideas, thoughts and vision to share that will build on our current successes in an ever-changing educational landscape
  • Will be committed to working closely with the Headteacher supporting in the day to day running of the school, as well as, helping to shape the school’s strategic direction and developmental priorities
  • Will be able to communicate effectively with the whole school community


In return we are proud to offer:

  • A vibrant and diverse school
  • Enthusiastic children who love learning and ‘being the best they can be’
  • A Rights Respecting culture that permeates everything we do
  • A school that is prioritising Mental Health and Wellbeing for both Staff and Pupils
  • An extremely dedicated, professional and hard-working staff
  • A strong and effective Governing Body
  • An exciting career opportunity


Application procedure

Visits from prospective candidates are warmly welcomed and strongly encouraged.

Please contact Jane May, School Business Manager to make arrangements either via telephone 02380 731199 or email

The Application Pack can be downloaded from this advert.

Applications will need to be returned electronically to

Applications made before 25 April will be acknowledged  on 25 April. Following that applications will be acknowledged within 2 working days of receipt. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within this time, please contact or call school 02380 731199 immediately. 

When submitting your application, please use the following format as the email subject heading:

Position –Your Name


Safer Recruitment Statement

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure & Barring checks along with other relevant employment checks.