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Deputy Head Teacher

St John the Divine Church of England Primary School, London

Job details

Job role Leadership
Subject Primary
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary L 6 - L 10

Job summary

As a result of the successful promotion of our current Deputy Head Teacher, applications are invited from highly enthusiastic, motivated and aspirational leaders for the post of Deputy Head Teacher here at St John’s.

We are a school, focused on creating a vibrant community where every person makes their contribution to creating a better society. Our vision is of a joyful place where children are empowered to explore their potential through educational excellence within an environment of spiritual growth and well-being.

We are looking to appoint an excellent practitioner who:
· Has a passion for education with a sound understanding of current trends and initiatives
· Will be committed to securing the very best outcomes for our children
· Has successful experience in a senior leadership role and a proven track record of leading whole school improvement
· Will promote positive relationships with parents, carers and our extended school community
· Will fully support the Christian ethos of our school

Our school is set in a large traditional Victorian building in the heart of Lambeth, the cultural hub of London. Our school is small and because of this we know every child and we can fulfil our aim to help every child be the best they can be. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and inspirational leader.

We are a one form entry primary school with a Nursery. We are a good school where:
"Children get a strong start to school and develop their communication and mathematical skills effectively. All staff expect the most for their pupils, themselves and the school,’ and children ‘love, love school!"

Applying for the job

The application process:
If you are interested in applying for the post then you will need to complete an application form and provide a supporting statement addressing the points noted in the person specification.
Your application should be returned to:
Mrs C Warland
St John the Divine CoE Primary School, Warham Street, London, SE5 0SX

Application deadline:
Completed application forms must be received by Friday 27th November 2020.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted on Monday 30th November 2020.
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th December 2020.

The interview process will involve a number of tasks, including but not limited to:
leading an act of collective worship, a pupil engagement task, observing a lesson and an unseen presentation. Tasks may be altered as a result of the short listing process.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Local authority maintained school, Church of England
Education phase Primary
School size 187 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website St John the Divine Church of England Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email admin@sjtdprimary.org.uk
Contact phone number 0207 735 4898

About St John the Divine Church of England Primary School

We are a one-form entry Primary School in the heart of Lambeth. We are a school where every person makes their contribution to creating a better society, where all can flourish and be all they can be.

Arranging a visit to St John the Divine Church of England Primary School

We encourage visits and will do all we can to accommodate candidates inline with the current restrictions.
Please contact Miss Farruggio to arrange a visit
0207 735 4898

School location

Warham Street, London, SE5 0SX

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