Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    29 August 2024

  • Closing date

    21 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Term time: 36 hours a week 40 weeks a year

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • To lead key areas of the school both operationally and strategically.
  • To deputise when required for the Headteacher and take responsibility for the day-to-day running of the school in their absence.
  • To develop an exceptional culture of excellence and equity within the school.
  • To lead and manage teaching and support staff to ensure that the school’s organisation, personnel, and curriculum enable students to achieve the highest possible standards.
  • To lead and support colleagues, including all other members of the Senior Leadership Team, in their work for the development and improvement of the school.
  • To support and contribute to the process of writing, implementing, evaluating, and reviewing the annual School Development Plan (SDP) and Self-Evaluation Form (SEF), with understanding of its position and relevance in the cycle of school resourcing and improvement planning.
  • Alongside the Headteacher and other SLT members to ensure the effective. safeguarding of all pupils and that the safety and wellbeing of pupils and staff is promoted and maintained at all times.
  • To support the Headteacher with complaints and allegations and act as investigating officer are required.
  • To actively promote and support the school’s commitment to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion.
  • To champion and take part in the school appraisal programme.
  • To undertake any other tasks, responsibilities and projects as reasonably required by the Headteacher

What the school offers its staff

  • The chance to work alongside great colleagues, in an exceptional school and be part of an innovative and exciting Trust.
  • A school that prioritises staff voice, well-being, and workload, as well as a professionally stimulating and collaborative working environment.
  • The chance to shape the future direction and development of the school.
  • Outstanding professional development

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, and staff networks to provide a supportive environment in the workplace where members can receive peer to peer support.

The Charter Schools Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment.

Further details about the role

“I really enjoy working with my lovely team. makes all the difference when being at work. All thriving and working together” Staff Survey 2024

The Charter School North Dulwich is an inspiring, exciting and innovative school that genuinely promotes excellence for all, transforms the life chances of its young people and cares about its staff. We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, dedicated and ambitious professional to the position of Deputy Headteacher from September 2024.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Charter Schools Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

The Charter Schools Educational Trust is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About The Charter School North Dulwich

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1289 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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We are an outstanding inclusive Secondary school in South London. We are values led, putting students at the heart of everything we do. We believe it is important that all students are given the opportunity to succeed and reach their potential through focusing on their aspiration and ability for excellence.

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