Assistant Headteacher - Director of Culture, Character and Ethos
  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Reference: The Dean Trust
  • Published: Fri 30/04/2021, 13:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 13/05/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £55,338 - £61,166 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Lord Derby Academy, Seel Road, Huyton , Knowsley , L36 6DG, Merseyside

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Assistant Headteacher - Director of Culture, Character and Ethos

Lord Derby Academy opened on 1st February 2014 and is part of the Multi-Academy Dean Trust.

The Dean Trust’s core values include an emphasis on a traditional and academic education, excellent discipline and the instilling of respect. Our warm and ambitious approach results in improved academic outcomes and enriching life experiences for our pupils. The Dean Trust motto “Believe, Achieve, Succeed” runs through all aspects of school life at Lord Derby Academy.

Lord Derby Academy has been on a true journey of school improvement and is now a heavily oversubscribed school, with an excellent reputation in the local community and beyond.  

 At Lord Derby Academy you can work in a school where:

  • High standards and expectations underpin all areas of school life (External Review 2021)
  • Pupils’ behaviour is consistently good around school and in lessons (OFSTED 2019)
  • The school’s work to promote pupils’ personal development and welfare is outstanding (OFSTED 2019)
  • There is real strength and talent across each tier of leadership (External Review 2019)

The post is to support the Headteacher and the wider Senior Leadership Team in moving the school community forward strategically and operationally.

The successful candidate must have Qualified Teacher Status.

We are highly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS vetting procedures are required for all posts. Application forms and further information are available from

Mrs J Riley (HR and Operations Assistant) on 0151 477 8860 or email


Closing date for applications: Thursday 13th May 2021, 12pm
Proposed interview dates: Week commencing 17th May 2021

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