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Are you on a journey to Headship?


Deputy Headteacher

Start: September 2020


Following the promotion of our Deputy Headteacher we have an extremely exciting opportunity for the right candidate to take up a leading role at one of the highest performing schools in the country.


We are looking for:

  • An exemplary teacher who is a highly inspirational and ambitious practitioner
  • A dynamic and forward thinking leader who is passionate about teaching and learning
  • A skilled problem solver with a willingness to take risks to increase and improve opportunities for all children
  • An ambition to shape and improve the future with a strategic vision
  • A strategic thinker with the ability to show resilience in the face of challenge


We can offer:

  • The perfect springboard for an aspiring person on their journey to headship
  • Excellent opportunities to develop and enhance your leadership skills
  • A positive and innovative working environment with strong focus on staff wellbeing
  • Career development and opportunities to work and support colleagues in neighbouring schools driving up standards and providing valuable support to staff
  • Motivated and engaged children who are keen to learn
  • Opportunity to work in strategic partnership with the Headteacher and governing body


Closing Date for applications: 1pm on Thursday 5th March 2020

Interview and Selection Process:  Thursday 12th March 2020


All applications should be made via the TES website by clicking here.


School visits are strongly encouraged.   Please feel free to make an appointment by contacting Lynne Amor on 020 8748 2465 or via e-mail,   A guided tour will take place on Wednesday 25th February at 5pm.  


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.   The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.   All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references, including their current Headteacher.