Deputy Headteacher, Croydon

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Laleham Lea SchoolCroydon

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

We the Governors, staff and pupils of Laleham Lea School are seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher for our school with effect from 1st September 2019. Laleham Lea School is a small family friendly one form entry Independent School in Purley and this is an exciting new permanent, full-time post in the school.

In our new Deputy Headteacher we are looking for someone who:

  • Is, preferably, a practising and committed Catholic
  • Is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our children
  • Will provide inspirational support to the SMT
  • Is an outstanding practitioner
  • Has creative approaches to children's learning 
  • Is able to maintain strong links with parents, parish and community.
  • Has experience in strategic leadership and school innovation

In return we can offer:

  • A friendly, disciplined and caring school
  • Happy and well-motivated children
  • Friendly and welcoming Staff and Parents
  • A skillful and well- informed Governing body who will work in partnership with you


If you think you have what it takes to be part of our school, we would love to hear from you.

For an application pack please contact Ms Soma Basu – sbm@lalehamlea.co.uk

Closing date for applications: noon Tuesday 23rd April 2019.

The Governing Body and the Diocese are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons, and the Head Teacher ensures that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young persons.  The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced CRB Disclosure and reference checks.



More about Laleham Lea School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: 29 Peaks Hill, Purley, Croydon, Surrey, CR8 3JJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 86603351