Deputy Head

St Stephen's Church of England Primary School, London


Job details

Subjects English Literature, Maths, English Language
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 9 to Lead Practitioners range 13, £57,790 to £62,968
Leadership level Senior Leader

Job description

St. Stephen’s CE Primary School serves a diverse community, providing a creative curriculum and learning opportunities in an attractive environment in which children and adults can work together.

The Deputy Head is part of the Senior Leadership Team and will work closely with the Headteacher and others on the SLT to ensure that the school continues to be a great place to work and learn.

Please download a Southwark Diocesan application form and supporting documents below.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated Primary Deputy Head who is enthusiastic, creative, committed and dynamic professional to work closely with all our staff to build on the recent successes of the school. We would like the candidate to have high expectations of pupil achievement and an excellent grasp of understanding data.

You will play a lead role in providing vision, leadership and direction for the school and helping to secure continued and sustainable school improvement

The right candidate will motivate and inspire all our staff plus;

-Be a qualified teacher, with demonstrable experience at leading a department or may already be part of the leadership team in their current school.
-Be responsible for the standards and curriculum of all pupils including monitoring of progress towards achievement
-Be a team player with a positive attitude, flexibility and drive is essential.
-Be an effective communicator with excellent organisation and management skills is needed.
-Have excellent Literacy and Maths knowledge and be keen on their own professional development.
-Be very well organised, enthusiastic about teaching and learning, and have the drive to work collaboratively towards the school’s continued success.

We can offer a creative approach to the curriculum, supportive colleagues, the opportunity to work with our delightful children who enjoy learning, and a team who are dedicated to the achievement of all children

Please see our website for application details. Alternatively you can email Diana Abiri-Noah at for application details.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified Teaching Status

Essential qualifications

• Qualified teacher status
• Degree
• Professional development in preparation for a leadership role

Essential skills and experience

• Successful leadership and management experience in a school
• Teaching experience
• Involvement in school self-evaluation and development planning
• Line management experience
• Experience of contributing to staff development

Employee benefits


School overview

School type LA Maintained School, Church of England
Education phase Primary
School size 222 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website St Stephen's Church of England Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Dorset Road, London, SW8 1EJ