Deputy Head Teacher vacancy at Endeavour Federation

Salary: £51,402.00 - £58,135.00
Job Type: Full Time
Contact Name: Rachel Fallon
Location: Castlefield Campus
Closing Date: 22/12/2021 12:00

Additional Information

Vacancy Type: LeadershipTeacher
Interview Date: 13/01/2022
Start Date: 14/02/2022
Contracted Term: AYR - All year around
Contracted Hours: 0.00
Contracted Weeks: 0.00
Department: Senior Leadership Team
Pay Grade: L9 - L14
Free on site parking

Job Advert

The Endeavour Federation are recruiting for a Deputy Head who will ensure the school curriculum is delivered through high quality teaching and learning. The successful candidate will aim to maximises all pupils’ potential and enable them to become enthusiastic and independent learners.

The Role

  • To contribute to the development and delivery of the federation vision and values.
  • To lead on whole school literacy.
  • To be a role model to all staff demonstrating positive leadership behaviours, confidentiality and discretion.
  • To act as operational lead for the school.
  • To act as Headteacher in the absence of the current post holder.

For more details on key tasks and responsibilities, please see the job description attached.

Described duties are subject to change depending on the successful candidate.

Contracted hours will be in line with the School Teacher's pay and conditions document.

Castlefield Campus

Castlefield Campus is a Special School for young people with social, emotional and mental health needs. We have recently expanded our provision and now have a brand-new building which has been designed to deliver our therapeutic vision.

Our vision is to create a therapeutic, harmonious environment which promotes feelings of safety and security, to allow our pupils to explore, enjoy learning, and reach their full potential. Building a sense of community around the child. We aim to become a leading therapeutic provision which is high quality and expert in recognising and meeting the needs of all of the pupils, with outstanding teaching and engaging learning. We achieve positive outcomes for all our pupils, including emotional wellbeing and self-belief, creating successful, happy, healthy individuals. Developing skills that enable their ability to sustain employment and build security in their lives.


Endeavour Federation

Endeavour Federation provides education for pupils in KS2, 3 and 4. Our aim is for all our pupils to develop their skills and reach their full potential in a safe learning environment. Our schools include Castlefield Campus, Meade Hill School and Southern Cross School. All of our pupils have Education, Health and Care plans based primarily on a range of social, emotional and mental health issues. All of the staff are committed to providing an effective learning environment within small class sizes.

With a broad yet well balanced curriculum, including work experience opportunities and extracurricular activities, we ensure that students leave school with high aspirations, enthusiasm for the next stage of their lives and the skills and qualifications to reach their goals.


To find out more about the Federation and our schools, visit our website

We look forward to receiving your application and potentially discussing the role with you in the near future. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.



Endeavour Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

File Attachments

File Name Description
Deputy Head - Job Description.docx Deputy Head Job Description
Person Specification - Deputy Head.docx Deputy Head Person Specification

Safeguarding Information

The Endeavour Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

The Endeavour Federation is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Qualification Title Grade
Degree or equivalent qualification