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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership 10- 14

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • A role model of positivity and aspiration for our staff and children. You have vision, energy and resilience, can inspire and lead others.
  • Someone who does not believe business as usual is good enough: you want to develop new approaches, challenge outdated assumptions and research new practice
  • Someone with a deep commitment to building strong relationships amongst children, between adults and children, between the school, the families and the local and wider community

  • Commitment to achieving and leading on high standards of teaching, learning and behaviour for all children

  • A leader who is organised, self-motivated and can back up their big ideas with systems and plans to make things happen.
  • A passion for personal growth and professional learning; you read, engage with research, are reflective and constantly looking to improve
  • Someone with extensive knowledge of teaching preferably including Early Years and experience of working successfully with the most vulnerable learners.
  • An experienced leader and effective communicator who understands the logistics of working in and organising a busy, primary school and is calm under pressure.

What the school offers its staff

  • Wonderful children who are welcoming, enthusiastic learners
  • A committed, compassionate and diverse staff team with supportive Governors and Parents
  • An outward looking school which invites collaboration and builds networks

  • The chance for your leadership skills to flourish and develop as part of an ambitious and highly reflective leadership team
  • The opportunity to innovate and rethink approaches to assessment, curriculum and professional development
  • A school which values the creative arts, play and children’s social and emotional learning
  • A positive, caring culture and enjoyable school climate
  • An inclusive ethos where every child is valued and supported to succeed
  • A chance to make an incredible impact at a school on an exciting journey

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We have a comprehensive safeguarding policy, which all staff adhere to, ensuring a safe and secure learning environment.

Staff undergo regular training around the latest safeguarding practices.

We work collaboratively with parents/carers, and external agencies to prioritise the wellbeing of every child. We promote a culture of openness encouraging children to voice their concerns. Our robust procedures aim to identify, assess, and support those at risk, with a commitment to preventing harm.

Safeguarding is at the core of our mission, ensuring every child can thrive.

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About Alexandra Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
403 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
020 8888 9771

Alexandra is a vibrant two-form entry Primary School with a Nursery situated in Wood Green, London Borough of Haringey.

The school is recognised as being a nurturing and warm community, committed to ensuring all children and staff flourish and achieve.

We are proud to be culturally and ethnically diverse and have a strong inclusive ethos, we will soon be home to Haringey’s Resourced Provision for Primary pupils with SEMHD.

Arranging a visit to Alexandra Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@alexprimary.haringey.sch.uk.

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