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Deputy headteacher: model job description
Download and adapt our model job description to help you find the right candidate for your deputy headteacher role. Our model is based on the Headteachers' Standards 2020.
Download our model job description and person specification
Use our model job description to recruit your next deputy headteacher - it's suitable for both primary and secondary schools.
Adapt it to suit your school’s context, needs and priorities (for example, if you're part of a multi academy trust, you can add details about how you expect the deputy headteacher to work with other schools in the trust).
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