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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£78,869- £85,267

What skills and experience we're looking for

An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a new Deputy Headteacher to work alongside the Headteacher to lead our very special school where children are at the heart of all we do.

The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for leading Teaching and Learning as well as other identified areas of responsibility.

We are seeking someone who:

  • Is an outstanding classroom practitioner.
  • Has high expectations for our whole community.
  • Is an exceptional, committed and inspiring person with a proven record in educational leadership.
  • Is a collegiate colleague who will share and jointly drive our ambition and strategic vision.
  • Has energy and enthusiasm and who will challenge and empower all members of the school.
  • Is a champion committed to being actively anti-racist in all aspects of our life.

Rhodes Avenue will offer you:

  • Enthusiastic and well-behaved pupils who want to learn and take part in all aspects of school life.
  • Experienced and dedicated staff who are committed to providing the best possible education for the pupils.
  • Supportive parents and a local community who want the school to succeed.
  • A supportive and experienced governing body.
  • Access to support from Haringey Education Partnership who provide a wide range of support for local schools.

Visits to the school are encouraged and strongly recommended to see staff and students at work. Please email Joanne Tillson - School Business Manager (joanne.tillson@rhodesavenue.org.uk) to book your visit. Visits will be led by the Headteacher.

Closing dates for applications: Friday 1st March 2024 at 9am. Completed applications – we cannot accept CV’s should be returned by email to Joanne Tillson - School Business Manager (joanne.tillson@rhodesavenue.org.uk).

Shortlisted candidates will be notified on Tuesday 5th March 2024.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 19th March 2024. It is essential that shortlisted candidates inform their referees of this date.

Rhodes Avenue is committed to the Two Ticks Scheme in relation to candidates with disabilities.

What the school offers its staff

The new Deputy Headteacher will benefit from:

  • Enthusiastic and well-behaved pupils who want to learn and take part in all aspects of school life.
  • Supportive parents and a local community who want the school to succeed.
  • Outstanding Ofsted rating as of September 2021.
  • A supportive and experienced governing body.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS check at enhanced level will be required. To ensure we meet our Safeguarding responsibilities as outlined in KCSIE 2023, we will perform basic online checks for all shortlisted candidates.

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About Rhodes Avenue Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
696 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
020 8826 1898

Rhodes Avenue Primary School serves part of Wood Green, close to Alexandra Palace and Muswell Hill, within the London Borough of
Haringey. We are a three-form entry school and currently have 697 children on roll. The school has a very stable community and pupil
mobility is 3.29%. The percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals (FSM) is 4.87% and the percentage eligible for Pupil Premium funding is 4.44%. The percentage of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) is 9.89% and the percentage of children with English as an Additional Language is 24.1%. Rhodes Avenue Primary School’s last OFSTED inspection was in September 2021 and the school was graded as Outstanding. The school has an excellent local reputation and is popular
and over-subscribed.

Arranging a visit to Rhodes Avenue Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email joanne.tillson@rhodes.haringey.sch.uk.

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