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Salary Range L13 – L17 £52,930 - £ 58,389


Alwoodley is a very special school where an opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to join our team in the key position of Deputy Headteacher.

Alwoodley Primary School is an ‘Outstanding’ school and we therefore seek to appoint an outstanding, dynamic and inspirational Deputy Headteacher. You will need to be an exceptional professional who can build on our achievements and identify opportunities to ensure we maintain our ‘Outstanding’ status.

For more details, please read the Letter to Applicant which provides the details of what makes Alwoodley such a special place to work.


Our new Deputy will be someone who:

  • Will continue to keep our children happy, healthy and safe and actively engage in the day-to-day running of the school
  • Is approachable, forward thinking and enthusiastic
  • Is an experienced leader with a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning and will inspire and motivate all
  • Fosters close links between home, school and the local community


We can offer you:

  • Eager, enthusiastic and well-motivated children from diverse backgrounds
  • A very strong team of committed and highly motivated staff
  • An active and supportive Governing Body
  • A financially stable and well maintained school building, along with an extensive and well-resourced indoor and outdoor learning environment


Is this you? If so, we warmly invite you to visit the school. Please contact Cathy Topp, School Administrator, on 0113 2686104 or to organise this.

To request an application pack, please contact Cathy Topp - same contact details as above.

The contents of the application pack are also available at the bottom of this page. Completed application forms should be emailed to Cathy Topp or posted to school marked for her attention.

Prospective candidates visit school by appointment

3rd – 18th January 2018

Closing date

Friday 19th January 2018 at 12 noon


Monday 22nd January 2018

Assessment and Interviews

Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th February 2018


Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds. Appointments are made subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, Occupational Health assessment (via completion of health questionnaire if successful) and satisfactory references.