Deputy Headteacher, Barnet

Closing date:New this week

Barnfield Primary SchoolBarnet

Date posted:
Start date: 1st January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L14 – L18
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for a dynamic, ambitious and inspiring leader to join our much loved, high achieving primary school as our new Deputy Headteacher.  We are looking for a special person to help blend the best that Barnfield does with new and exciting ideas to ensure all our pupils are the best they can be. 

This is an exciting time to be part of our growing school community; our new deputy will work closely with the recently appointed Headteacher playing a key role in the strategic development of our school.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about inspiring others; a leader who can innovate, support and thrives on creating opportunities for all our young people to flourish and succeed. We require a Deputy Headteacher who wants to make a difference to the lives of the young people we teach and support; someone who will be a champion for all and appreciates that learning has no ceilings.

Our new Deputy Headteacher will be:

  • Passionate about children, their education and well-being
  • Aspirational for both our school and themselves
  • Able to think reflectively and creatively
  • Have a great sense of humour, flexible and willing to get involved.


In return we can offer you:

  • A supportive Headteacher committed to developing an open and successful partnership with you
  • A dedicated, friendly and professional team of staff
  • Children who are keen
    to come to school and learn from excellent role modes
  • A commitment to supporting your continued professional development.


Prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school prior to application. Please call the Headteacher, Lisa Golding via the school office on 020 8952 6026 or email to make an appointment to see the school in action.

Please see the application pack which is available on the school web site and attached to this advert. Application forms should be e-mailed to Mrs Lorna Browning, office manager

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 8th October 2019 at 9am
Interviews to be held on: w/c 14th October 2019

Barnfield Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

More about Barnfield Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Silkstream Road, Burnt Oak, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 0DA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 89526026
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