Deputy Headteacher Vacancy

Salary: Leadership Range L12-16

Working hours: Full time

Employment type: Permanent

Closing date: 4pm, 6th February 2017 (to start September 2017)


The Management Committee wish to appoint a dynamic senior leader who is committed to the challenge of working with vulnerable young people.  This is an exciting opportunity to work with skilled staff in a successful 5-16 age range specialist setting for SEMH.  We are looking for someone with the vision, drive and leadership skills to support us in our journey towards being an Outstanding provision.  The successful candidate will have the capacity and experience to manage operational elements of the school alongside their strategic caseload.  

The Danesgate Community welcomes applications from members of minority ethnic communities and those with disabilities.

Apply by application form only please.  For further details or to set up a visit to Danesgate please contact Melanie Shepherd, PA to Headteacher & School Business Manager on  If you wish to talk to the Headteacher please email a contact telephone number to

Closing date for applications: 4pm on 6th February, interviews likely to take place on 16th and 17th February.

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

The Danesgate Community, Fulford Cross, York.

Telephone: 01904 642611


Headteacher: Mrs Patricia Head MA.

Documents and Guidance

Deputy Headteacher job description

Application Form (.pdf format)

Application Form (.doc format)