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).
It’s based on:
- The Headteachers' Standards (see our summary of the standards here)
- Requirements in the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document
Make sure your job advert complies with safeguarding guidance and equality law
Maintained schools: Your governing board must advertise this role appropriately.
Find out what you need to include in your job advert for maintained schools and academies to help you recruit