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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 June 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: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Pay Scales (L3-L8) – Outer London

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an inspirational, ambitious Deputy Headteacher to join our dedicated and enthusiastic team. The successful individual will work with the Headteacher to embed outstanding teaching and learning across the school through the development of the curriculum and staff.Our Deputy Headteacher will develop our RE curriculum and lead us in embedding our Christian distinctiveness.

At St. Marks C of E Primary Academy, we strive to ensure that all our pupils are happy, confident, ambitious individuals with a passion for learning; who possess the skills, knowledge, learning attitudes and behaviours to enable them to be successful in the world today, and in the future.

We achieve this through creating a strong sense of community and by providing high quality teaching and learning opportunities through an inspiring curriculum.

We provide all staff with excellent CPD, a supportive working environment and the opportunity to contribute towards projects, initiatives and experiences that make a real impact.

We are seeking a Deputy Headteacher who demonstrates a commitment to our school ethos and vision and who is:

  • driven by values and can exhibit deep evidence of relational leadership
  • experienced in curriculum development and improvement
  • supportive of our strong Christian ethos and able to lead RE in the school
  • experienced in working in diverse settings with associated challenges and deprivation
  • experienced in transforming schools sustainably and compassionately with demonstrable impact

What the school offers its staff

  • An active school community with supportive parents and a team of remarkable staff;
  • An award winning learning environment;
  • A supportive working culture that focuses on positive learning behaviour and high expectations for all children;
  • Opportunities to support the school in moving forward, whilst achieving your own career aspirations
  • A commitment to opportunities for your professional development
  • The chance to work with a supportive family of schools (REAch2 trust) who share the same passion for primary education.
  • A senior leadership team that believes in distributive leadership and says 'yes' to good ideas;

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St Mark's Church of England Primary Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
152 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
020 8654 3570

Welcome to St Mark’s C of E Primary Academy.

We are a unique, caring, family orientated school, serving a wonderfully diverse community. Our vision is to inspire a thirst for knowledge, thinking and learning through our creative, curriculum and values-based ethos; our core purpose is to ensure that our pupils and staff achieve excellence through hard work, determination and a focus on maintaining high standards of attainment and conduct. Here at St Mark’s, we understand that each individual is uniquely created to ‘shine’ and grow into compassionate, resilient and responsible individuals, able to contribute positively to the school, the local community and make a difference in society.

At St Mark’s our mission is to provide the same standard of education and care for all our pupils as we would wish for our own children. As a Church of England Academy, Christian values are central to the life of our school, where we worship together, serve together and grow together. We build nurturing relationships based on honesty, respect and trust. In so doing, we welcome everyone from all faith backgrounds and none.
Our learning environment provides a happy, calm and purposeful atmosphere with a culture of high expectations for all. We educate and nurture the whole child through an exciting, creative and inclusive curriculum which develops children’s knowledge, skills and identity across a broad range of subjects, encouraging all to excel.

Arranging a visit to St Mark's Church of England Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@stmarks-academy.org.

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