Deputy Headteacher, responsible for Teaching & Learning (Development & Standards)

Hornchurch High School, Hornchurch, Essex


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 19 to Lead Practitioners range 23, £67,237 to £73,812
Leadership level Senior Leader

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher for September 2020. We were recently judged to be ‘good’ in our 2019 OFSTED Inspection. The successful candidate will have the right skills, experience and attributes to help secure the next stage of our journey to excellence.

As a school our aim is to provide a supportive and nurturing environment in which all our students can flourish and be successful. We are looking for a dynamic and inspirational leader who will work alongside our Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team and Governors to ensure that our standards of teaching and learning are second to none. This is an excellent opportunity for those who thrive on new challenges.

We welcome visits to the school and if you would like to arrange a tour please contact Ann Tyler on 01708 691441 extension 208234 or email

Closing date: Monday, 20th April 2020

This is an exciting time to be joining Hornchurch High School as we implement new approaches to supporting our students and their families. We are a friendly, 11-16 mixed comprehensive school with good pupils, supportive parents and an excellent staff. 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. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced Criminal Disclosure.

We welcome applicants regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

How to Apply

Application forms are available to download on the school’s website and should be returned to Ann Tyler

Headteacher: Ms V Masson

Hornchurch High School is part of the Partnership Learning Trust

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Experience of school leadership at Assistant Headteacher level or above
Demonstrable experience of school improvement
Experience of managing CPD and/or teaching and learning at school-wide level
Experience of analysing and using data to promote school improvement
Evidence of relevant continuing professional development, including for example Future Leaders, NPQH

Employee benefits

Leadership Pay Scale

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 725 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Hornchurch High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Hornchurch High School

We are an aged 11-16 mixed comprehensive with good pupils, supportive parents and an excellent staff. We were inspected by Ofsted in January 2019 and judged to be a 'Good' school. Our innovative curriculum ensures that students experience a wide range of subjects and opportunities in and outside of the classroom. We offer excellent training, exciting links with other school partners and provide opportunities for personal development.

School location

Broadstone Road, Hornchurch, Essex, RM12 4AJ