Turnfurlong Junior School



Deputy Headteacher

We wish to appoint an inspirational Deputy Headteacher who will enhance the successes of the school and play a significant role in the schools future success.  We seek a dynamic and ambitious leader who shares our vision to provide outstanding, creative and inclusive education. 


Do you have the ability to inspire and motivate?

Do you have a strong understanding of whole school improvement?

Do you have the skills to challenge and support in equal measure?


If the answer is yes, then we want to hear from you!


About Us

Turnfurlong Junior School is an exciting and dynamic school where we strive to provide a creative, happy and safe environment, in which all children are inspired to achieve success.  We are a high performing and oversubscribed 3 form junior located in the heart of Aylesbury. 

 We understand the importance that education has in nurturing and preparing children for their future lives and to becoming confident, independent and reflective life-long learners. Leaders have developed a nurturing school where children feel safe.  The children are provided with a high level of personalised development and outstanding teaching.

 We believe that all our students and staff have limitless potential and that it is our responsibility to develop and nurture this.

 Please visit our website for further information on our school


About You

As Deputy Headteacher you will have the knowledge and expertise to support our school on its journey to Outstanding. You will inspire, challenge and support others to enable them to achieve more than they ever thought possible. You will be an outstanding leader, teacher and role model for all and will have a proven track-record of leadership at middle or senior level. The successful candidate will nurture a culture of professional development that is integrated seamlessly into everyday practice, being bold, optimistic and tenacious in setting and achieving high standards.


You will have:

  • The ability to inspire and motivate teams as well as lead by example
  • A strong understanding of whole school improvement
  • Strong leadership that consistently strives to gain the best for each and every child
  • Excellent communication skills for all stakeholders with the ability to build relationships with parents, other schools and the wider community
  • The ability to set and deliver aspirational targets and high-quality provision for all our students

We can offer:

  • Wonderful students who are eager to learn
  • Dedicated, committed and enthusiastic staff
  • A positive, caring and supportive school ethos
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • A forward-thinking and exciting place to work
  • A proactive and supportive Governing Body


Other info

Leadership Scale L12-L16

Closing Date: 18th October noon

Interviews:  To be held on 21st October

Detailed information and an application pack can be accessed below.  We positively encourage visits to the school!  For additional queries and to arrange a visit please contact Miss Mendes (Office Manger) or Mrs Divers (Headteacher) on 01296 489 264 or email on officemanager@tjs.org.uk.  Completed application forms should be sent to officemanager@tjs.org.u


Letter from the Governing Body

Letter from School Council

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form










Would you like to join us in taking pride in the high standards of presentation at our school? We are looking for a friendly, reliable, diligent cleaner to join our team in undertaking a full range of cleaning duties. This is a permanent position. Experience is not essential as full training can be provided.    

Start Date:  ASAP

Salary: £8.91 per hour

Hours: 10 hours per week, 3.30-5.30pm plus 2 weeks to be worked during the holidays

Closing Date: 8th October 2021


Job Description

Application Form


Completed application forms should be returned to Miss Mendes on officemanager@tjs.org.uk



Turnfurlong Lane, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP21 7PL

01296 489264