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Deputy Headteacher - Teaching and Learning

Central Foundation Girls' School, London

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Group 8: L23 -28

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and highly skilled leader to our dynamic senior leadership team. The successful candidate will have a proven record of strategic leadership with demonstrable impact in a senior post, alongside the ability to implement and embed best practice and professional standards in all aspects of the role. They will also be an outstanding practitioner who has a passion for teaching and learning and the tenacity and integrity to lead and inspire staff to achieve the best for all our students through quality first teaching.

If appointed, you will be joining a strong and dedicated senior team, working with talented teachers and support staff, who are fully committed to delivering the best outcomes for our students. Our vision, values and ethos are rooted in a belief that education can transform our students’ lives, by opening doors of opportunity for them. We aim to both challenge and support our girls to push the boundaries of their achievements, to contribute to the wider life of the school and its community and to be role models in all that they do.

If you share our vision and believe that you can rise to the challenge of leading sustained improvement and excellence in a school where high expectations underpin all that we do, we would be delighted to receive your application.

Applying for the job

An application pack is available from our school website: http://www.central.towerhamlets.sch.uk.

Completed application forms and supporting statements should be emailed directly to Ms T. Masha: tmasha@central.towerhamlets.sch.uk by 9:00 am on 15th March. (Please enclose a supporting statement, of no more than 2.5 sides of A4 in size 11 font. You must refer to the Job Description, Person Specification and any other relevant information in your supporting statement. ).

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1513 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Central Foundation Girls' School

A ‘High Performing’ School

Central Foundation Girls’ School is a large, oversubscribed and inclusive 11-18 inner-city girls’ school in Bow. Students who attend our school receive an exceptionally high quality of education and gain qualifications that place them as some of the top performing students in the country.

Central Foundation provides an exciting curriculum offer for all its students, we work with individuals to ensure that our programmes meet the needs of all learners and that all are supported to achieve their best.

We have an excellent reputation both locally and nationally for high attainment and pupil progress. We are listed as one of the top performing schools in the country for pupil progress. Students at Central make more progress from KS2-4 than in over 3000 other schools across the country and we are the top performing school in Tower Hamlets for pupil progress. Due to our successes, the school is a designated ‘Leading Edge’ school and is able to provide support and advice for other schools across London.

In our last Ofsted inspection (October 2016) the school was graded as Outstanding for the Leadership and Management and Outstanding for Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare. Ofsted recognised that ‘leaders challenge pupils to excel in every aspect of their lives, academically, physically, socially and emotionally, within a supportive and extremely safe environment’. Ofsted said of our students: ‘In class, pupils are highly motivated and drive. They enjoy their learning and strive for academic excellence. They are proud of their work and work exceptionally hard in a stimulating and engaging environment.’ Central Foundation is a school that continues to develop at every level and is consistently demonstrating its capacity to be outstanding in every area.

At Central Foundation, we believe that all students should be given the opportunity to excel in all aspects of school life, not just in their academic studies. As active members of our school community, students are given opportunities to take part in a huge variety of activities and events in school. We also encourage all our students to apply for the many student leadership projects and initiatives run by the school and to join in our amazing after school programme called Central+.

We would like to welcome you to our school and to our rich and diverse community. We know that in joining us, you will become part of a community of active learners who are challenged and supported to become confident, high achieving young women, well equipped to become leaders of the future.

Ms E Holland
Headteacher

Arranging a visit to Central Foundation Girls' School

We recommend visiting the school before submitting an application. Please contact Ms E. Adigbli: eadigbli@central.towerhamlets.sch.uk.

School location

Bow Road, London, E3 2AE

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