Assistant Headteacher, Islington, London

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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson SchoolIslington, London

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L14 – 19 Inner London Scale (subject to review)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Headteacher L14 – 19 Inner London Scale (subject to review)

“Attitudes to learning and the behaviour of students are outstanding“

“The quality of teaching is outstanding“

“Students are extremely considerate, polite and well-mannered“

“Outstanding levels of progress in lessons and high levels of performance in external examinations“

Required from September 2018

We are seeking an exceptional colleague to join the Leadership Team at this outstanding inner city girls community school. EGA is a vibrant multi-cultural community where colleagues are committed to raising achievement and aspiration. We are located in an inspirational new building with the most up to date facilities.

Although the actual responsibilities will be decided on individual strengths, the successful candidate must:

  • be an outstanding classroom practitioner
  • be passionate about raising student achievement and aspirations
  • be able to inspire and get the best from others
  • show commitment to the school’s vision and ethos
  • be creative, innovative and energetic
  • have proven leadership experience and the potential to develop further

This is an exciting time to join us in making a real difference to the life chances of our girls. 

For further details and to request an application pack, please contact Tim Field on 020 7259 8770 /  . Hays is the recruitment partner for all permanent vacancies at the school. 

All applications must be made via a completed school application form which can be requested by emailing: 

You can also visit for more information.

Key Dates:

The closing date for applications is 10.00 am on Monday 19th March 2018.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 21st March and Thursday 22nd March 2018.

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level.

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More about Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Donegal Street, Islington, London, N1 9QG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 78370739
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We are a school where students enjoy their learning, where they are encouraged to take responsibility and where their particular abilities are nurtured to ensure the highest possible achievement. We really do believe in 'Learning without Limits'