Wade Deacon Trust application packs available to download below.

We are committed to safeguarding all members of our community.

 All posts are subject to enhanced disclosure procedures and pre-employment checks.


If you have any queries please contact the HR team by email at or by telephone on 0151 423 8877


All the current vacancies for schools across the Wade Deacon Trust are listed below. You also can register to receive an email alert when vacancies arise.


Vacancies for the School Direct teacher training route are available on our Teaching School Alliance website;



Academy Operations Manager


Location: Wade Deacon High School


Start Date: as soon as possible




We seek to appoint a committed and dynamic Academy Operations Manager who can ensure that Wade Deacon continues to be a high performing school providing an exceptional education of all our students. This role will encompass leadership at a local level of support service functions including finance, administration, operations and HR. You will be supported by the Multi Academy Trust Central Operations Team, who will provide strategic development in all key areas.


Applications are invited from motivated and inspirational colleagues who are;


  •  experienced financial / business / HR managers from the public or private sector, with the ability to work alone and as part of the wider multi-academy trust team
  • experienced in providing support and challenge to a Leadership Team / Management Board
  • able to juggle priorities to achieve desired outcomes whilst keeping teams motivated across a multi-site operation


The successful candidate will have a track record for supporting, developing and following a business plan, providing challenge where necessary, and have experience of managing, motivating and leading a team of staff.


The successful applicants will be given full support in their career development as we believe that development of staff is a key aspect in raising standards for our students. In return you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills.


Wade Deacon is a 1500-place, oversubscribed 11-16 High School with excellent academic standards significantly above the national average. Our last OFSTED described us as “an outstanding school" in every category. We have developed exceptional International links with top schools in Japan, China and India. In 2014 we were shortlisted for both 'Employer of the Year' in the Investors in People Awards, and ‘Excellence in Learning and Development’ in the Personnel Today Awards, in recognition of our commitment to growth and excellence through supporting, recognising and encouraging our staff. We have a state of the art new building offering fantastic facilities for both students and staff alike.


Wade Deacon High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory medical clearance.




Closing Date: 9am on Monday 26th June 2017


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Teaching Assistant


Location: Wade Deacon High School


Start Date: 1st September 2017


Fixed Term – until 31st August 2018


We seek to appoint a committed and dynamic Teaching Assistant to work with specific children throughout the whole school. Our teaching and support staff work hard and enthusiastically as one team with the belief that every student can succeed and transform their life chances, achieving more than they dreamt possible. You will be able to enthuse and motivate our students with your passion for the learning, your presence and personality.


Our school is a supportive and rewarding place to work. We can offer the successful candidate an opportunity to work with highly trained and supportive staff, as well as a whole school commitment to professional development. A comprehensive programme of CPD supports colleagues at all career stages, and opportunities through both the Teaching School status and the Multi-Academy Trust provide excellent career opportunities for our staff. Colleagues seeking a varied, challenging and rewarding career can find this in the Wade Deacon family.





Closing Date: 9.00am on 30th June 2017


Download the Details here