Vacancy Summary

Deputy Headteacher - Green Lane Primary School

Salary:  L10 - L14

Permanent, Full-Time - secondment will be considered

The Priestley Academy Trust is a collaboration of six primary schools close to the city centre of Bradford, West Yorkshire.

We are a dedicated and hardworking Trust and we aim to be at the forefront of new initiatives to raise standards and broaden the range of experiences for our pupils.

We are now looking for an outstanding leader who is a highly motivated person with successful leadership experience.

You will not be class-based but may have a teaching commitment across the school, supporting colleagues and ensuring high quality teaching and good outcomes for the children.

Vacancy Information

We are looking to appoint a leader who is a highly motivated individual with successful leadership experience and is committed to delivering a high quality of leadership at Green Lane Primary.

At Green Lane, we believe in educating the whole child, ensuring that we consider the child's family and environment. We place a high value on a curriculum enriched with experiences.  We develop our children so they have the skills, knowledge and attitude to contribute to the future development of our city as responsible citizens who will inspire the next generation.

The ideal candidate will have strong strategic leadership and management skills, with proven experience in leading and co-ordinating effective and innovative practice. We are looking for someone with enthusiasm for all aspects of school life and who is solution focussed. In return we offer you the opportunity to help shape the future of Green Lane Primary and contribute to the development of our Trust.

You will:

  • have proven, successful experience of leadership and management
  • be an outstanding practitioner with high expectations of themselves, all staff and pupils
  • be effective in leading, inspiring and supporting staff in order to secure the best outcome for the children
  • effectively support the Head of School/Headteacher with whole-school evaluation, monitoring and strategic development
  • be the strategic lead for staff development and monitoring across school
  • communicate effectively and build positive relationships with children, families and staff at Green Lane Primary School

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Bryan Harrison (Executive Headteacher) to arrange a tour and discussion about the post (

If you feel you have the qualities we are looking for please contact for an application pack.

Closing Date:12 noon, Monday 26th February 2024

Interviews: Tuesday 12th March 2024

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check and safer recruitment processes are followed for all vacancies, including relevant checks for shortlisted candidates.

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