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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

L10-L14 (Inner London) £67,880. to £73,933

What skills and experience we're looking for

Following the promotion of the existing post holder to a Head of School position within our Federation, the Governing Board is seeking to appoint a Deputy Head teacher to support the Head of School in leading Brackenbury Primary School. Brackenbury Primary is part of a Federation with Kenmont Primary School and Wendell Park Primary School. This position has become vacant as the existing post holder has been promoted to become the new Head of School at Kenmont Primary within the federation.

The federation schools work closely together and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in partnership with our Executive Head teacher, Head of School as well as other senior leaders within the federation.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is committed to providing the best education, experiences and opportunities to children at Brackenbury
  • Has a proven track record of raising and maintaining high levels of achievement for all children and a record of raising standards
  • Has experience of teaching with Key Stage One and or the Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • Is a people person with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, who is willing to take risks
  • Can think creatively and who has a commitment to working collaboratively with all members of our immediate and wider school and partnership community
  • Can lead, inspire and support colleagues through professional development and promotion of well-being – identifying potential in others, those who can be our future leaders
  • Has excellent pedagogy and expertise in curriculum design and delivery
  • Has an understanding of how children learn best, backed up by research
  • Has experience/skills in coaching and mentoring, enabling staff to give their best
  • Has experience of or willingness to train to act as a Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead within a school setting and support provision linked to pupil’s pastoral well-being.
  • Has experience of working with parents and external agencies in supporting children’s well-being, physical and mental health.
  • Can further build on and strengthen parent and community links within the school.

  • Has successful experience as a Senior Leader (Assistant Head, Phase leader or KS Leader) within a Primary school setting

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer you:

  • Enthusiastic, friendly children with a love of learning
  • A creative environment which welcomes innovation and new ideas
  • An opportunity to work alongside the Executive Head teacher and Head of School in an established federation of three schools
  • Opportunities to work in partnership with a range of professionals across the three schools
  • An innovative curriculum that enthuses and engages children
  • The opportunity to work alongside an enthusiastic and supportive team of teachers and support staff, well behaved children and a dedicated governing body.
  • Excellent location with close transport links
  • A school committed to staff wellbeing

Inner London weighting

Further details about the role

Overview of the school:

Brackenbury Primary is a successful, well-resourced, two-form entry Primary School in Hammersmith. It is at the heart of a local community that has a rich and varied cultural and ethnically diverse makeup - the celebration of our many cultures and languages spoken is a key and valued activity.

Our school is a magnificent Victorian building built in 1879 and is maintained to a high standard.

Our children are confident and motivated learners who surprise us every day, they are proud of their school and are enthusiastic advocates of all that they achieve. We are fully committed to ensuring that every child is able to access opportunities that enable them to not only celebrate their own success, but that of others too.

Visits are welcomed; please contact Executive Head teacher, Dave Collins or Head of School Georgina Ross (020 8743 3074) to find out more emailingadmin@brackenbury.lbhf.sch.uk.

Completed applications should be returned to admin@brackenbury.lbhf.sch.uk

Shortlisting and Interview:

Closing date: 9am Friday 3rd May 2024

Interviews: Friday 10th May 2024

Please note that all applications will be considered upon receipt and interviews may take place prior to closing date.Therefore, an early application is recommended.

Brackenbury Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children and employees. We expect all staff to share this commitment. References will be obtained before the interview and the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Commitment to safeguarding

Brackenbury Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will undergo full DBS checks.

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About Brackenbury Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
366 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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On behalf of the children, staff and Governors, I would like to thank you for your interest in Brackenbury Primary School. Brackenbury Primary School is a large, vibrant, welcoming school in the borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. The building is situated on a large site and dates back to 1879. Every classroom is provided with up-to-date resources and the latest technology including interactive computerised white boards. Among our facilities are a full computer suite, art room, music room, flexible hall for music, drama and parent activities, large hall for performances and PE, and ‘The Shed’ which is a large performance space. Excellent staff, office and reception facilities add to the superb environment which enhances teaching and learning for every adult and child who has the opportunity to become part of the Brackenbury Primary School community.

Arranging a visit to Brackenbury Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@brackenbury.lbhf.sch.uk.

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