Deputy Headteacher, Redbridge

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The Palmer Catholic AcademyRedbridge

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L22-26
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Salary: Group 7 – Leadership Scale L22-26

Required for January 2020 

The Palmer Catholic Academy is a very successful, multi-cultural, voluntary-aided comprehensive Academy in the London Borough of Redbridge for students aged 11-18 years, with in excess of 1,100 students on roll, including 200+ in the Sixth Form.  The Governors are seeking to appoint a practising Catholic who is fully committed to Catholic education and the mission of the academy. 

Applicants will have significant and relevant senior experience and qualifications in secondary education.  A proven track record of raising achievement and an ability to lead professional staff who are dedicated to meeting the spiritual, academic and pastoral needs of students will be essential.

This is an excellent opportunity for an inspirational leader to sustain the unique identity of the academy and to continue its pursuit of excellence.

The Palmer Catholic Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are subject to pre-employment checks.  References will be sought and the successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Full details of the post and application forms are available on the academy’s website at The closing date for completed applications is 12.00 noon on Tuesday 15th October 2019.  Completed application forms should be emailed to the Clerk to the Governors, Mrs Bolton, at

Interviews will be held on Friday 18th October 2019. 

Prospective candidates may arrange a visit to the academy during the week commencing Monday 7th October 2019.  To arrange a visit and/or an informal conversation, please contact Mrs Bolton on 0208 590 3808 or via email at

Please note that we do not accept CVs or applications from agencies. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

More about The Palmer Catholic Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Aldborough Road South, Seven Kings, Ilford, Essex, IG3 8EU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 85903808
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The Palmer Catholic Academy is a place where the Catholic faith is fostered and developed in the context of respect for each individual's freedom and dignity.  Everyone is treated with respect, dignity and equality, regardless of sex, race or ab...