• Location: Newport,
  • Subject: Head of Department
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £55,000.00 - £60,000.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 13 June, 2023 12:00 AM
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Deputy Head Teacher - St Julian's Primary School

Deputy Head Teacher - St Julian's Primary School

Newport City Council
Deputy Head Teacher - St Julian's Primary School
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Post No. POSN002978 - Deputy Head Teacher - St Julian's Primary School

Required for September 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Due to the retirement of the previous post holder, the Governing Body of St. Julian’s Primary School is seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic professional with energy and vision to assist the Head Teacher in leading our highly successful school.

St. Julian’s Primary School is a community primary school situated in the north-east of the city of Newport. The school opened in 2009, following the amalgamation of the infant and junior schools, which had been established in 1952. The school is a large three-form entry school with around 700 children on roll. We are an effective learning community with a positive ethos

For more information about the school, please visit our website at

The successful candidate will take a lead on curriculum innovation and professional learning. Much of this role will be non-teaching though there will be some allocated teaching commitment.

The successful candidate will:

- Be an exemplary classroom practitioner with proven curriculum leadership skills

- Have a strong understanding of curriculum developments in Wales

- Be innovative, creative and a strategic thinker, able to turn ideas and opportunities into successful practice.

- Have strong leadership qualities and significant management experience

- Have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills

- Have the ability to motivate, inspire and generate enthusiasm in a team environment

- Have strong experience of managing change

- Have a flexible and positive approach to challenge and change

- Have a strong professional development record and have aspirations for leadership

- Be happy to commit to the wider life of the school

- Be positive and have a good sense of humour

- Have the skills necessary to be able to energise, motivate and lead others to reach the highest possible standards.

This is a key role within the school and we would therefore encourage any prospective applicants to arrange a visit to the school to meet with the Head Teacher and current Deputy.

Prospective applicants are invited to contact the school directly by telephone (01633 259563) or email ( to arrange a visit.


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Check (formerly CRB).

Closing date for applications: 13th June 2023

We welcome applications for all our jobs in either Welsh or English. An application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Newport City Council is committed to working towards its workforce being more representative of the population that we serve and particularly welcomes applications from people from the minority ethnic communities represented (or living) in the city. Selection will be made on ability and skills to undertake the role.

Our values – Courageous, Positive and Responsible

Ein gwerthoedd – Dewr, Cadarnhaol, Cyfrifol