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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    29 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 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

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Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a dynamic, inspirational leader looking for your next opportunity?Are you eager to make a difference?

Due to the promotion of our existing deputy headteacher and the creation of a new, second deputy role, we have two exciting opportunities for aspirational, ambitious educators to lead the school, alongside an experienced, collaborative headteacher.

Bonner Primary School is a unique, four-form entry primary school that works across two sites in Tower Hamlets. Rooted in our community, Bonner is committed to providing a rich and diverse curriculum for all of our children, enabling each child to fulfil their potential whilst developing confidence, respect and love of learning.

We are looking to appoint two Deputy Headteachers responsible for either:

  • Quality of Education (including Curriculum and Assessment) or,
  • Behaviour and Attitudes and Personal Development

Leaders at Bonner:

  • are inspirational with the passion and drive to build confidence, respect and a love of learning across our two sites
  • can motivate and challenge all of our children and staff
  • can promote and facilitate high quality teaching and learning which aims to ensure that children leave school with the best possible outcomes
  • are confident and knowledgeable, with a breadth of experience from Nursery to Year 6 are effective communicators and able to work collaboratively with governors, families, staff and children
  • are resilient and flexible, demonstrating good judgement and empathy in decision making

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer you:

  • children who are engaging, well-mannered and eager to learn who are proud of being a UNCRC gold rights respecting school
  • a dedicated, enthusiastic and committed staff team, who are child-centred and outward-looking
  • a leadership team who are passionate about collegiate working and enhancing children’s life opportunities
  • an effective partnership with parents in our children's learning journey
  • an experienced governing body who are committed to driving standards forwards
  • a commitment to continuing and enhancing your professional development

Please email Paula, our School Business Manager (sbm@bonner.towerhamlets.sch.uk) with any questions, your completed application form and personal statement of no more than 2 pages. Please ensure that your personal statement refers to the person specification and demonstrates passion for whichever role you are applying for. Your application must be specific to Bonner Primary School.

We would love potential candidates to visit both the school’s sites and have the opportunity to ask questions of staff and children. Visits will be taking place on:

  • Tuesday 16th April at 9:30am
  • Thursday 18th April at 9:30am
  • Monday 22nd April at 1:30pm
  • Friday 26th April at 1:30pm

You will be able to visit both of our school sites at this time. To organise a visit please contact Paula.

Closing date for application is Midday day (12pm) 29th April 2024

Further details about the role

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 7th May and Wednesday 8th May

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 Bonner Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
797 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Arranging a visit to Bonner Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sbm@bonner.towerhamlets.sch.uk.

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