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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    31 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year (01/09/2023 - 31/08/2024)

Pay scale

Leadership Range 21 - 25

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher at Thames Park Secondary School on an interim basis in the first instance. The successful candidate will be part of a forward thinking, innovative school Leadership Team.As a Deputy Headteacher at Thames Park Secondary School, you will work in partnership with the Headteacher and the school leadership team to raise academic standards and remove barriers to learning.

Thames Park opened in September 2020 to year 7 in central Grays. We are a brand new, co-educational 11-16 school being the latest member of the Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust. We currently have pupils in years 7, 8 and 9 which will build year by year.

Thames Park promotes high levels of academic achievement across the curriculum. We encourage participation in extra-curricular opportunities and empower pupils to make decisions wisely. Our blended curriculum is rich, diverse, and personalised, ensuring every pupil makes great progress. Our focus on digital learning gives our pupils a unique learning experience. Our pupils are fully supported through high quality, personalised pastoral care. Our pupils are motivated and highly engaged by a dynamic learning environment. A wide range of leadership and enrichment activities help to encourage a spirit of co-operation and aspiration for pupils.

We are looking for a hardworking, ambitious, and dynamic individual to join Thames Park. Successful candidates will be part of a team of dedicated professionals. You will need to be flexible and adaptable to the needs of a growing school. Our staff team is a warm, welcoming and hardworking group, with staff wellbeing high on our agenda.

What the school offers its staff

  • High quality training and professional development.
  • Automatic enrolment into the teacher’s pension scheme.
  • Recognition of continuous service and national conditions of service
  • 2-week October half term.
  • Access to free and confidential support and counselling via the employee assistance programme.

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About Thames Park Secondary School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
362 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
Phone number
01375 648901

Thames Park Secondary School. opened to Year 7 pupils in central Grays in September 2020 as a brand new school. Grays is a vibrant, dynamic, rewarding and inspiring place to work, and enjoys excellent transport links. The area is undergoing large scale redevelopment in Europe as part of the Thames Gateway Development. We are part of a £20+ million building programme and will have excellent, purpose-built accommodation with state of the art specialist equipment and facilities in September 2022. We are the newest school in the Osborne Co-operative Academies Trust which comprises of 12 schools.

Arranging a visit to Thames Park Secondary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@osborne.coop.

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