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Carlton Digby School

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Deputy Head Teacher

Reference: DHT24

Salary Range: L15 – L19 (£66,628 – £73,509)

Following the promotion of the existing Deputy Head to Head Teacher in September 2023, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding leader who is dynamic and forward-thinking to take on the fast paced role as our full-time Deputy Head Teacher from the 1st April 2024. You must be passionate about pupils’ learning, working as part of a successful team and supporting our school to be outward facing.

Carlton Digby School is a maintained special school for children with a wide range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities aged 3 – 18 years. We have currently 93 pupils on roll. In March 2020, the school was given an Ofsted grading of ‘Outstanding’. 

The post involves a range of core duties as detailed in the job description. In addition, there will be significant additional responsibilities, which will be determined from current school requirements. You will take on significant leadership responsibilities and work closely with the Head Teacher and the Senior Leadership Team to ensure the school continues to be successful. There will be a 0.2 FTE teaching commitment.

In joining Carlton Digby School, you will benefit from:

  • Working with our fabulous children and their families
  • Being part of a strong team of staff
  • Strong links with the local community and other special schools
  • Excellent facilities
  • High quality CPD
  • Supportive and involved Governors

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and warmly welcomed. Please email the office to book a visit. Please see our website for further information and for a virtual tour of the school.

Nottinghamshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a DBS check. 

Application forms and further details are available from the school website: or via email: Please ensure applications include the job reference. 

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 8th January 2024. Interviews will take place week commencing 22nd January OR 29th January 2024.  

 If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, we regret to advise your application was unsuccessful and due to previous high response, will be unable to provide individual feedback.