This job expired on 25 September 2023

  • Start date details

    Autumn Term

  • Closing date

    25 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours/52.14 weeks per year

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£74,249 - £81,526

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Deputy Head teacher is expected to deputise for and support the Head teacher with regard to internal organisation and management of the school, take a leading role in the coordination of the whole school and uphold, through personal example, the philosophy on which the school’s life is based ‘More is in me’ and its values.

Main areas of responsibility:

  • Deputising for the Head teacher
  • Working with Assistant Head teachers to raise achievement across the whole school
  • Providing clear strategic direction to further improve the quality of education at the school.
  • Oversee assessment and report data
  • Oversee the design of the curriculum, in light of current and proposed changes

What the school offers its staff

Impact Fridays

The primary and secondary have recently introduced ‘Impact Fridays’ with a pacier day and an earlier finish for students, allowing everyone a pleasant start to the weekend. On Fridays, the school day finishes at 1.15pm in the primary and 1.30pm in the secondary.

Staff activities

There are a number of enjoyable activities that take place after school for those staff who wish to get involved – these include yoga, badminton and other sporting activities.

There are also a number of staff social events.

Free access to our employee support helpline

All staff and their families have access to our Employee Assistance Programme, which can offer confidential support on a range of issues including legal, financial, medical, consumer and counselling.

Travel and Transport

Local transport links are good through tube and bus networks. Leyton Midland Road Overground station is a 5 minute walk away. There is parking on both sites.

IT Support and Working Environment

IT support for staff is good. There is good provision and access to computers in school for staff to use. Staff can also access documents and drives with remote access facilities.

All curriculum areas have an office and storage space. Staff are mostly sited in curriculum or year specific classrooms.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance.

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About George Mitchell School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 16
School size
1024 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16
Phone number

Arranging a visit to George Mitchell School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email samara.bradford@georgemitchellschool.co.uk.

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