Deputy Head, Muswell Hill

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Norfolk House SchoolMuswell Hill

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Deputy Head Teacher

Required for September 2018

Norfolk House School and Montessori Nursery is a leading, co-educational, non-selective preparatory school and nursery in Muswell Hill, North London, for children aged 2-11. We are seeking to appoint an experienced and confident Deputy Head Teacher to lead our Princes Avenue site (children aged 2 - 6) and contribute to leadership across the wider school.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for someone innovative and aspiring to join a team committed to developing teaching and learning practice in a popular and leading preparatory school. This post is a permanent position. Our salary scale is in line with the teachers’ outer London pay scale and we offer staff the opportunity to join the school’s attractive pension scheme. We also provide breakfast and lunch for staff.

At Norfolk House School we offer:

A nurturing and all-round academic school, unique in its context;

Motivated, well-rounded and excited children, eager to learn;

Excellent professional development opportunities within the school, through Bellevue Education and the Independent Schools Association

An excellent challenge and the opportunity to help drive the school vision;

A team of motivated, committed and talented staff

The successful candidate will:

Be independently motivated, professional, personable, positive and able to work effectively as part of a leadership team;

Be committed to providing high quality of care and education for young children;

Be committed to supporting new and experienced staff in maintaining our ‘excellent’  provision;

Manage the day-to-day running of all aspects of the setting;

Maintain effective, professional and positive links with our stakeholder groups including parents, prospective parents and external agencies;

Promote the work of the school in the wider community and share in the responsibility for pupil recruitment into the Nursery and Infant Community year groups;

Ensure appropriate safeguarding of children and staff affiliated with the school at all times;

Develop the EYFS team including the management of curriculum, cohesion across our diverse team and adherence to statutory regulations;

Be committed to their own professional development.

Closing date: Monday 26th February 2018

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 5th March (envisaged) 

To apply, please request the application pack and job description from Please return completed forms to Norfolk House School, 10 Muswell Avenue, London N10 2EG no later than the closing date. CV submissions will not be accepted as application, but may be sent in addition to the application form.

Norfolk House School and Montessori Nursery is committed to Working Together to Safeguard our pupils. References and full DBS disclosure will be undertaken before appointment.

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More about Norfolk House School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: 10 Muswell Avenue, Muswell Hill, London, N10 2EG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 88834584
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Norfolk House School is a leading London Preparatory School for boys and girls aged 4 -11.
The school takes great pride in its happy and warm environment, where each and every pupil is valued and supported. Pupils at Norfolk House are nurtured and gu...