Deputy Head (Academic), Woodford Green, London

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Bancrofts SchoolWoodford Green, London

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Start date: Required from 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Bancroft’s, one of London’s most successful coeducational day schools, is looking for a self-motivated and inspirational Deputy Head (Academic).

The position is appointed by the Governors and the Head, and is responsible to the Head for the academic life of the school. The successful candidate will work closely with the Head, the Senior Deputy Head and the Assistant Heads in formulating school policy, contributing to strategic development and overseeing the day-to-day running of the school.

At this exciting stage in the School’s development, with a desire to place Bancroft’s firmly at the forefront of educational practice, this role offers the successful applicant an exciting opportunity to use their creativity and drive to have a significant impact on the educational experience of our own pupils and of those in our partnership schools. 

This role will be excellent preparation for Headship in due course.

Bancroft’s offers a competitive salary and benefits package, and has a strong commitment to the ongoing professional development of all staff.

For further details and an application pack, please visit or email:

The closing date is midday on Monday 26 February 2018, but applications will be considered as they are received, so early applications are encouraged.

The first round of interviews are likely to take place either Friday 2 March 2018 or Monday 5 March 2018. The final round interviews will take place shortly after the first round, towards the end of the week or week commencing 12 March 2018.

Bancroft’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

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More about Bancrofts School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior School, High Road, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 0RF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8505 4821
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