Deputy Head for Inclusion, Enfield

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Enfield Grammar SchoolEnfield

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L21-26 (Outer London)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Enfield Grammar School

Deputy Head for Inclusion L21-26 (Outer London)

An exciting opportunity to work at a superb school

Following the retirement of the existing Deputy Head, after a long and distinguished career, we are seeking to appoint a dynamic successor who can work as part of a Senior Leadership Team, determined to ensure that all students, regardless of ability, benefit from an excellent all-round educational experience and enjoy and achieve. This role represents an excellent opportunity for a dedicated and ambitious individual to contribute to school improvement, have a major impact on the achievement of students, develop as a senior leader and prepare for headship. We are looking for someone who can lead, challenge and support staff and students to great achievement through the development of consistently first-rate teaching across the academy.

The Deputy Head will be an excellent classroom practitioner/teacher and a strategic leader with a resilient character and a strong personal drive. Along with other members of the Senior Leadership Team, the Deputy Head will be centrally involved in the management of the academy and will be responsible for helping to establish a culture that is nurturing, developmental and rigorous with a relentless focus on student achievement.

You will be able to work collaboratively with other members of academy staff, be receptive to new ideas, eager to learn and have proven experience of positively impacting on student progress and raising attainment. In addition, you will be keen to improve still further your skill set, through CPD training that will motivate and challenge you to develop and strengthen your leadership capacity, confidence and impact.

The school is an 11-18 6 form entry boys’ comprehensive and is heavily oversubscribed every year.

We are a Specialist Sports College and converted to Academy status in August 2011. We provide a secure learning environment for our pupils in a combination of modern and historic buildings. The School is situated in the town centre with easy access to London and greenbelt countryside and has its own large and attractive playing fields.

If you share our vision and have experience of leading excellent practice, then we want to hear from you. We’re looking for a leader who exemplifies our belief in the potential of every child, is confident in insisting on the highest standards of academic rigour and behaviour, energised by the challenge of our work and prepared to make a commitment to further enhance our vibrant, thriving, successful school community.

Tours of the School will be taking place during the week commencing Monday 16 April 2018.  Should you wish to visit, please contact the School via email at For more information about the School please visit

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work in our school is expected to share this commitment. Any appointment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Friday 20 April 2018

All applications should be emailed to

Shortlisted applicants will be informed as soon as possible thereafter

Interviews will be held on Thursday 26 April 2018 and Friday 27 April 2018

Start Date:  September 2018

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More about Enfield Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Market Place, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 6LN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8363 1095
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