NAVIGATION PRIMARY SCHOOL
Navigation Road
Altrincham
WA14 1LN
Head Teacher: Ms J Patterson
Tel: 0161 912 5937

Number on Roll 420 + 52 (Nursery)


DEPUTY HEAD TEACHER
Start Date 19th April 2021 (or as soon thereafter as possible)
Salary L7
Contract Type Full-time
Contract Term Permanent

The governors are seeking to appoint a non-class based deputy head teacher with a 0.6 teaching responsibility [management and PPA release].

Due to the promotion of our current deputy head teacher we can offer a fantastic opportunity for you to continue your leadership journey in a well-led, collaborative and supportive environment. Navigation Primary is a friendly, inclusive, high attaining school in Altrincham. The School has a strong reputation and high expectations of both students and staff and consider this to be an exciting place to work and develop, where creativity and innovation are nurtured. Our targets for attainment and progress are high, but staff members have the focus and determination to realise them for the benefit of our pupils. We seek to really know our pupils and families at Navigation and focus on them as individuals as a result, pastoral systems are strong and we offer wide and balanced curriculum and activities that educate the whole child.
As a school we are absolutely committed to ensuring that all staff members have access to comprehensive professional development and seek to offer a programme that makes a real difference. We value a good home/work balance and do what we can to support our staff members in this respect.
We are looking for a committed, enthusiastic and high calibre leader to join our energetic and dynamic senior leadership team. The exact nature of the role will be determined by the skills, attributes and experience that the successful candidate brings to the post. However, the role will be critical in ensuring that the quality of teaching and learning in the school is outstanding. You will be pivotal in ensuring that the senior leadership team is strategic, innovative and caring in its approach to both pupils and staff. You will also engage and inspire Navigation’s pupils allowing them to make outstanding progress and achieve strong results.
We will support and develop you in your leadership role and will provide working partnership opportunities with other schools. We are an aspirational, reflective and creative learning community where all adults are learners whose aim is to achieve excellent outcomes for our pupils.

Navigation Primary School is committed to the safety and welfare of its pupils and any job offer will be subject to the selection panel having seen evidence of qualifications; there being DBS clearance and two suitable references.

Prospective candidates are invited to contact the headteacher via the school office to make an appointment to come to look around the school

Forms and further details are available from greater jobs and we ask that applications are emailed to the school using


Closing date for applications - 15 January 2021
Shortlisting – week beginning 18 January 2021
Interviews – week beginning 1 February 2021




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