Vacancy: Deputy Headteacher

Job title

Deputy Headteacher

Application closing date



Leadership 12-16

Full-time; contractual hours 30

Job Details

Danesgate Community are seeking to recruit a Deputy Headteacher – Learning & Achievement who is 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 & ASC. 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.

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.  We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For further details and an application pack, please contact the school on 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 or 01904 555555.

An application form and further details are available to download

Documents and Downloads

An application form is available to download below:

Closing date:

Tuesday 10th October 2023 at 12 midnight

Interview date:

w/c 16th October 2023

Please submit completed forms by post or electronically to: Danesgate Community, Fulford Cross, Fulford, York, YO10 4PB or email

Applications are accepted via post or email.