Required to start 1st September 2023

Permanent, Full-Time (1.0fte)

Leadership Spine 18 – 22

The Deputy Headteacher, under the direction of the Headteacher, will take responsibility for a significant operational area of the school, including management of designated staff, and for leading an area of school improvement which will be included in the School Development Plan. The specific area of responsibility will be agreed with the successful candidate, and will reflect their individual strengths, professional experience, knowledge and skills, and personal qualities. The Deputy Headteacher will also have a reasonable timetabled teaching commitment, complying with the Teachers’ Standards and modelling best practice for others.

Brannel is a “Good” school — inspected by Ofsted in 2022 — with a steadily growing number on roll. Over the last five years we have grown from 725 to 900 pupils. To accommodate demand for places, the Local Authority has funded the building of a new £2.5m teaching block, due for completion ready for the start of term in September 2023.  At Brannel School we want to develop and inspire a diverse community of independent thinkers whose academic excellence and strength of character prepare them to make a meaningful difference in the world.

Do you have the grit and determination to help us make Brannel outstanding?  Do you view labels on children as just a challenge to overcome rather than a barrier? Have you got a true passion to help our children achieve more than they thought possible? If so, we look forward to receiving your application.

Brannel School is part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools.  We are ambitious for the learners in our community and have a strong culture of collaboration to enable us to achieve our mission of ‘learning together to help every child achieve more’. There are extensive opportunities to work collaboratively with experienced professionals and leaders across the Trust with unparalleled CPD and career development prospects for all.

Application forms and full details are available to download from below.

Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:   Monday 20th March 2023 at 9am

Interviews to be held:                Week commencing 27th March 2023     

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of safer recruitment checks and references including an enhanced DBS check.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: