13 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    23 April 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    6 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
L25-L29 / £79,489.00 - £87, 316.00

Job summary

Walthamstow School for Girls is a wonderful place to work, learn, teach and lead. We are passionate about education being a vehicle for promoting equality for all and our mission is to empower young women to become leaders of the future.

The school achieves exceptional outcomes and has consistently been in the top 10% of schools nationally for its progress, as well as being judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in all categories in 2018. We have recently been designated as the new Teaching School hub for Waltham Forest, Redbridge and Haringey, which brings with it a number of exciting possibilities for system leadership. Not satisfied with our success to date, we continue to seek challenge and improvement.

We are looking to appoint an exceptional Deputy Headteacher, following the recent appointment of our current Deputy to a Headship position. You will be a strategic thinker and team-player who is committed to making a difference to the life chances of all children. Your flexible, solution-focused approach to leadership will help to add value to our committed and enthusiastic team of senior leaders. Working with the new headteacher and supported by a skilled and experienced team of staff, this is a unique opportunity for a dynamic leader to help to lead this exceptional school forward to the next phase in its development. We are looking for: ·
An inspirational teacher and leader
Someone with a clear strategic vision who can communicate their ideas with clarity and has the interpersonal skills to take people with them
A commitment to developing and maintaining the highest standards
Someone who has a strong track record of raising achievement and sustaining improvement Emotional intelligence and a sense of humour, even when under pressure.

Applying for the job

Please complete the attached school application form and email it to: mmadhani@wsfg.waltham.sch.uk

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
School size
895 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0208 509 9447

About Walthamstow School for Girls

Walthamstow School for Girls is a high achieving, oversubscribed, diverse school which is regularly in the top 10% nationally for progress, significantly above the national average in all key indicators at Key Stage 4, and is at the centre of the vibrant local community of Waltham Forest (the first London borough of culture). We have an ambition to become ‘world class’ and a commitment to work with other professionals both locally, nationally and internationally, through our Erasmus links.
Walthamstow School for Girls is a place of high achievement. Effective teaching and learning are at the heart of our school. The school motto “Neglect not the gift that is in thee” underpins all the school’s work. Every girl is expected, encouraged and supported to achieve her very best academically and our pastoral system supports our students’ academic and social experiences.
Our role is to educate tomorrow’s women through a range of activities and opportunities to be confident, secure and happy individuals as they prepare for further education, careers and future lives.

Arranging a visit to Walthamstow School for Girls

Please contact Mandy Madhani, Human Resources Manager on 0208509 9447 or by email mmadhani@wsfg.waltham.sch.uk

School location

Church Hill, London, E17 9RZ

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