Assistant Headteacher – Behaviour & Inclusion

Prendergast Vale School, London


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £57,714 to £63,562

Job summary

Assistant Headteacher – Behaviour & Inclusion

We are seeking to appoint an experienced teacher to the post of Assistant Headteacher – Behaviour & Inclusion from September 2020 or earlier. The post holder will be responsible for the strategic leadership and management of behaviour for learning and safeguarding across the school.

As a member of SLT, the Assistant Headteacher will play an important role in the overall leadership and management of the school. In particular, you will work closely alongside the Headteacher to lead and develop an outstanding, inclusive, comprehensive education that serves the local community.

The successful candidate will have:
the knowledge and skills to lead on behaviour for learning and safeguarding across the school;
a track record of outstanding teaching across Key Stages 3 to 4;
significant relevant experience of contributing to whole school issues;
proven ability and enthusiasm to motivate students and staff;
the ability to raise expectations and aspirations of students of all abilities.

Prendergast Vale School is an all through school, nursery to Year 11, and is part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools. It is one of the top performing mixed schools for E-Bacc in Lewisham. The school benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with colleagues across the Federation.

Our school motto is “We are forever learning” and the successful candidate will be expected to be committed to their own professional development. We are committed to providing excellent CPD for Middle Leaders and offer the accredited National Award for Middle Leaders (NPQML) to all Middle Leaders. We offer a comprehensive and supportive induction programme for all new members of staff. You will also have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation.

If you would like to visit the school or have a confidential telephone conversation with the Headteacher, then please contact Ruth Retamino, PA to Headteacher on 020 8297 3544 or email

Closing date for applications: 9:30am on Monday 27 January 2020
Interviews: Friday 31 January 2020

Please note CVs are not accepted.

The Leathersellers’ Federation of schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.

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School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase All Through
School size 824 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 16
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School website Prendergast Vale School website (opens in a new window)
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About Prendergast Vale School

School location

Elmira Street, London, SE13 7BN