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School Name Willowbank School
School Address Winwick Road, Newton Le Willows WA12 8DE Tel: 01744 678745
Job Title Deputy Headteacher
Job reference WBDHT3
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade L14-18
Pay From: £61042.00 To: £66684
Hours Full time Permanent
Closing date 21 March 2023
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Job Description
Would you relish the opportunity to be part of the leadership in a highly inclusive and innovative establishment? We are a LA maintained special school. We have recently moved into a brand new multi-million pound purpose built new building with outstanding facilities. We believe Willow Bank School is a centre of best practice for personal development, pastoral care and teaching and learning and are looking for someone to join us in our new multi-million pound school building who is passionate about pupil engagement and progression. Willow Bank School is an SEMH provision for pupils aged 7 – 16. We are looking for someone that has the drive, commitment and ability to support us in our next steps to outstanding. We were rated ‘Good’ in May 2022.

The successful candidate will be expected to ensure that pupils’ special educational needs are being addressed in line with the pupil’s individual ECHP whilst having due regard for the School's philosophy and policies.

This exciting post requires a conscientious and energetic team player. You can be part of a team which believes that every day is an opportunity to succeed and develop students to achieve to the best of their ability. If you are a passionate and outstanding teacher, are flexible, imaginative and enthusiastic, we would love to hear from you. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to shape the lives of young people in St Helens.

In April 2022, Ofsted judged Willow Bank School as “Good”.

This post is not suitable for ECTs.

To Apply

To apply for this role, please go to the job vacancies section of St Helens Council website ( and apply online.

Willow Bank School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Section Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.

Closing date: Tuesday 21st March 9am
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