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Deputy Head
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/490/27199
  • Published: Fri 09/09/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 07/10/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Salary: £49019 - £54091
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hassocks Infant School, Hassocks

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Deputy Head

Job introduction

Hassocks Infant School is a friendly, welcoming school in the centre of the village of Hassocks.  Our school is situated 10 miles North of Brighton with excellent transport links.  The train station is a few minutes-walk from the school with a 10-minute journey to central Brighton.  We are also moments from the A23 with good links to central Brighton, Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill and other local towns. 

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Deputy Head Teacher, Assistant Head Teacher or senior leader who is keen to apply their knowledge and expertise in a new setting.  The successful candidate will have responsibility for whole school curriculum development, as well as acting as a Designated Safeguarding Lead. 

We are absolutely committed to providing the very best education for our children and we are seeking to appoint a strong candidate to the role who has the right skill set, values and attributes.  You should share a strong commitment to providing high quality teaching and learning experiences for all groups of children. 

Your track record should evidence the impact that you have had as a senior leader in shaping whole school culture, as well as in continuously raising achievement.  The successful candidate will have responsibility for a key aspect or area of whole school improvement as well as carrying out the full range of day-to-day management duties.  You will be expected to build positive relationships with our school community and to be an excellent role model, as both a teacher and leader. 

We can offer: 

  • Enthusiastic children with positive attitudes to learning 

  • Highly professional, committed and supportive staff team and governing body 

  • A nurturing and inclusive learning and working environment 

  • Excellent professional development opportunities and support through our school alliance 

The role is not class-based, however includes a 2-day per week teaching commitment covering PPA and leadership time throughout the school. 

We are hoping that the successful candidate will be able to start in January 2023.  We may be able to offer some flexibility on the start date.  To organise a tour of the school and to find out more information about this role, please contact the school office on 01273 842 549 or

Closing date: Friday, 7th October 2022, 3pm  

Shortlisting: Monday, 10th October 2022 

Interview date: Week beginning 16th October 2022 

Hassocks Infant school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to satisfactory references, health checks and DBS clearance. 

Please ensure you apply with the WSCC application form attached below.

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Company information

Brighton & Hove City Council is advertising on behalf of the school and is not the employer in this case.

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.