Deputy Headteacher

St Mark's Church of England Primary Academy, London, SE25 4JD

This job expired on 21 June 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    21 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    27 May 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type



L8 – L12 (Outer London)

Deputy Headteacher job summary

“Inspiring minds, achieving excellence, nurturing faith”

REAch2 Academy Trust and St Mark’s C of E Primary Academy are seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher from September 2022 or January 2023. We are seeking an individual who will support our vison for the school and assist the Headteacher to enhance the already strong relationships with the local community. We are looking for a leader who is ambitious and can assists us in taking the school on the next stage of its exciting journey. If you think that you have something to offer please don’t hesitate to get in contact.

What we are looking for:
We are seeking a Deputy Headteacher who demonstrates a commitment to our school ethos and vision: “Inspiring minds, achieving excellence, nurturing faith” and who is:
• sympathetic and committed to the strong Anglican ethos of the school and its community
• driven by values and can exhibit deep evidence of relational leadership
• experienced in curriculum development and improvement
• experienced in working in diverse urban settings with associated challenges and deprivation
• experienced in transforming schools sustainably and compassionately with demonstrable impact

Being part of REAch2
There are 60 primary schools within REAch2 across multiple geographical locations, grouped into ten Clusters.

St Marks sits within Cluster 7. Being part of the REAch2 family, you will benefit from:
• expertise and support offered by the largest, primary only, multi-academy trust in the country;
• a wide range of professional development opportunities and the opportunity to work with some of the best educational professionals in the country;
• access to a personal coach and mentoring
• access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family
• membership to ‘perks at work’

REAch2 will offer you the kind of rewards you can only find in a Trust that is improving the prospects and life chances for thousands of children across the country.

The school is also in a unique position as it is part of the Southwark Diocesan Board of Education (SDBE) and benefits from the support offered around RE, SIAMs and religious and spiritual provision.

To find out more about the school, REAch2 and SDBE we strongly advise that you visit our websites:

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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
157 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

The school is located in a vibrant and diverse residential area in South Norwood with a mixture of private and social housing. There is exceptionally good access to buses and trains. We are a small and caring, family orientated Church of England Academy serving a wonderfully diverse community. Over 45% of our children are in receipt of the pupil premium, over 20% have SEND and over 40% are EAL.
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. 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

Informal and confidential discussions are strongly encouraged and welcome as are visits to see the school in action. Please contact the school office on
020 8654 3570 to arrange a discussion with the Headteacher, Ms Taiwo Labinjo.

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