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Deputy Headteacher

Boston Spa St Mary's CE VC Primary

Closing Date

Mon 20th May 2024


Boston Spa, St Mary’s CE VC Primary


School Office


01937 844395


Boston Spa St Mary’s CE VC Primary, Clifford Road, Boston Spa, LS23 6DB

School Details

Boston Spa, St Mary’s CE VC Primary School

Clifford Road, Boston Spa, LS23 6DB

Tel 01937 844395

*Please note: the Diocese of York is not the employer*

Deputy Headteacher

Salary L1 – L5 £47,185 – £52,074


To work with the Headteacher in all aspects of leadership and management and to take responsibility for managing and developing teaching and learning throughout the school.


St Mary’s Church of England VC Primary School is looking for a passionate, motivated and inspiring leader to join our fantastic family school as a Deputy Headteacher. St Mary’s is an ambitious school, set in the beautiful and picturesque village of Boston Spa. The successful candidate will not only have a vital role to play in supporting the Headteacher in the daily operations but will also contribute significantly to shaping the strategic direction and long term vision of the school.

We are looking for someone who:
  • is an exemplary class teacher with a proven track record in school improvement
  • can lead a system and culture of continual improvement and high standards in teaching through coaching, team-teaching and demonstrating excellence
  • will make a significant positive contribution to the Church Ethos of our school
  • has experience of leadership within a primary school setting – year group, phase leader, curriculum lead, SENDCo
  • has a passion for inclusion and the rights of all children to a high-quality education
  • has experience of being a Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead or would welcome taking on this role
  • is a dedicated and committed individual who has high expectations of themselves, the staff and the pupils
  • is a team player who can build effective relationships with children, staff, parents and governors
  • will take a leading role in monitoring and evaluating school provision related to raising standards and achievement

We are part of the Wharfe Valley Learning Partnership

a group of local primary schools, and as such we are connected to a strong network who are all committed to work with our partners to raise levels of educational attainment, enjoyment and achievement.

To request an application pack email

Visits to the school are welcomed by appointment with the Headteacher Please call the school on 01937 844395 to speak with the school office to arrange a visit.  

Please visit our school website to learn more about our school

Completed applications forms to be returned to

The closing date is 20th May at 12 noon

Interviews will be held during w/c 20th Mary 2023

St Mary’s Church of England VC Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all children, and expects all our staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The details of the DBS Code of Conduct can be found here:

We promote equality and diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.