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Deputy Headteacher with Responsibility for Pastoral Care and Safeguarding L17-21


Shaw Education Trust


Secondary Comprehensive



Contract Type

Full Time

Start Date

1st September 2019


Leadership Scale L17-21

Age Range


Number of Pupils



Tottington High School

Closing Date

9am Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Thank you for showing interest in this post and we hope that after reading the material included, you wish to apply. Please visit our main school website to gain further information about our school. We are a school with a very clear vision for its future and recently have converted to academy status to be part of the family within The Shaw Education Trust. The Trust is led by an Executive Leadership Team steeped in school leadership and improvement experience: They are committed to the continued professional development of all members of staff and the sustained successful performance of all its academies.

We are seeking to appoint from 1st September 2019, an enthusiastic and committed professional to join our Senior Leadership Team and take responsibility for whole school pastoral care, which includes, Behaviour, Attendance and Safeguarding. The successful candidate will be expected to also have a teaching load in line with duties in the role.

The school is committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students and all staff must share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate screening including Enhanced DBS and Section 128 checks.

Tottington High School It is located on the north side of Bury in the village of Tottington, with easy access to motorways. We are a popular, forward looking 11-16 comprehensive school with a roll of approx. 950 students and total of 80+ staff. As an improving school, we are clear and ambitious for its future: it will be second to none.

Applicants are asked to write a letter of application to the Headteacher of no more than 2 sides of A4, (minimum text size 11 Arial), outlining your experience relevant to the post and stating why you feel you would be suitable for the post. Please do not include a CV.

Completed applications should be returned to Mrs. J Rishton, PA to the Headteacher at

For further information email the Headteacher Mr B. Duffy on



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