Deputy Head Teacher
Leadership Scale, range 10-14, depending on experience
Required to start September 2018, or sooner if possible.
Are you committed to making a positive difference in the lives of young people? Do you want to work in a successful Primary school in East London?
Sir John Heron is a successful two-form entry resourced Primary School with a morning and afternoon Nursery, providing high quality education to an inclusive and diverse community.
The Governors of Sir John Heron are looking to appoint an outstanding teacher and leader, who will join our ambitious and committed Senior Leadership Team.
The successful candidate will have a track record of delivering outstanding outcomes for all students as well as the skills and qualities required to be a highly effective member of our Senior Leadership Team.
The Deputy Headteacher will be the senior leader with overall responsibility for assessment, curriculum and timetabling. They will be responsible for the strategic use of data and the creation of timetable structures to support the curriculum and children’s progress.
We have high expectations of our children and staff. We believe children have the right to expect a first class education, delivered by teachers who are committed to making learning challenging and rewarding.
We have a caring community, one based on mutual respect, and we are a school where children feel safe and supported throughout their time with us. Children are treated as individuals within the inclusive environment of our school, which has a resourced provision for PMLD children and we recognise and celebrate everyone’s different abilities.
If you are passionate about children with whom you work, have high expectations with regards to standards and behaviour and a commitment to ensuring that every child achieves their full potential, we look forward to receiving your application.
Closing date for applications: 12.00 pm on Monday 26th February 2018
Interviews will be held: Wednesday 28th February 2018
For further details or for arranging a visit please contact Hazel Thornthwaite on
020 8514 9860 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Successful applicants will be required to hold an enhanced DBS disclosure, and will also be required to complete a disqualification declaration questionnaire. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expect all members of staff to share this commitment.
Sir John Heron Primary School
School Road, Manor Park, London E12 5PY
Tel: 020 8514 9860
The School has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.
How to apply
Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team 020 7427 8250. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.