9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    17 May 2021 at 12:00 am

  • Date listed

    28 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

Deputy Headteacher

This is a non-class based role but will include some teaching of classes and groups.
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Deputy Headteacher for our outstanding school.
Are you looking to join a leadership team that is committed to staff and pupils’ wellbeing, development and success?
Applications are invited from experienced, effective, enthusiastic and committed teachers with the skills and initiative to
help us develop our outstanding school further.
OFSTED 2014/2015: "At the heart of the school's values is the firm belief that everyone must have an equal opportunity to
succeed. The achievements of all pupils are outstanding, including those who are disadvantaged."
At Archbishop Sumner Primary School, we are proud of our:  Lively, highly motivated pupils from diverse backgrounds  Excellent relationships with parents/carers, Governors and clergy staff  Inclusivity and high standards of attainment and behaviour  Diverse, creative and engaging curriculum
 Opportunities for pupils to take part in a wide range of extra activities  Specialist staff in art, music and sport  Central London location
 “Excellent” - SIAMs inspection (2019)  Gold Artsmark award (2020)
We are looking for:  An outstanding teacher with senior leadership experience
 An experienced subject leader with a proven record in school improvement  An aspirational practitioner, committed to excellence for all who makes learning inclusive, effective and has the ability
to raise standards  A nurturing and approachable individual who will be supportive of the strong Christian ethos of our school  An organised and efficient communicator who can manage competing priorities and the logistics of a dynamic 2-form
entry school  A trustworthy senior leader with relevant Safeguarding training who is committed to the safety of all members of the
school community
Visits to the school are highly recommended. We are happy to give interested candidates a safe, distanced tour of the
school during the school day. We ask that face coverings are worn throughout. We believe school visits are an essential
part of the application process. To arrange a mutually convenient time, please call Hazel Thompson on 020 7062 3502 or
email hthompson@absprimary.school
To apply, please download the attached job description and application form and then email your completed application
form to hthompson@absprimary.school by the closing date.
Closing date for applications: Monday 17th May 2021
Interviews: week commencing Monday 24th May 2021
Shortlisted candidates only will be informed by email on Wednesday 19th May 2021.
Our school is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity and the safeguarding of children.
Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service. Further
information about the disclosure can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk/DBS and in the recruitment pack.
Lambeth aims for quality services and equal opportunities for all. www.lambeth.gov.uk

Applying for the job

To apply please complete the application form and return to hthompson@absprimary.school

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England
Education phase
School size
398 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
020 7062 3502

About Archbishop Sumner Church of England Primary School

ABS is a creative, diverse and inclusive school in the heart of London. It an incredibly dynamic aspirational place for pupils to learn flourish. The educational progress, social development safety every pupil underpins all that we do. We are supported our work by Southwark Diocesan Board Education North Lambeth Parish. Alongside commitment national curriculum, offer exciting range learning opportunities enrichment experiences, which develop skills they will need meet challenges ever-changing world live. Our teaching encourages discovery, exploration questioning stimulating nurturing environments. proud strong Christian vision ethos. “Excellent” SIAMS status testament developing pupils' understanding faith. specialist teachers Art, Music, Dance PE ensure receive best quality education these areas. Girls’ Boys’ Football Teams enjoy tremendous success tournaments brass band choir perform at events festivals community. Mrs T Stagg Headteacher

Arranging a visit to Archbishop Sumner Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit please contact hthompson@absprimary.school or call: 020 7062 3502

School location

Reedworth Street, London, SE11 4PH

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