Deputy Headteacher, Walthamstow

Closing date:

St Mary's CofE Primary SchoolWalthamstow
Date posted:
Start date: September or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Outer London L11-L15
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Deputy Headteacher

Salary: L11-L15 Outer

Employer: Genesis Education Trust

Location: St Mary’s and St Saviour’s C of E Primary

Contract Type: Permanent 

Start Date: September 2019 or Sooner

Closing date:14th January 12pm

Interviews/ observations: 17th and 18th January 2019


Are you a confident and inspiring leader who wants to join our successful team working across the Genesis Education Trust. Can you lead our caring, Christian schools? As an experienced and visionary leader, you will be able to continue to raise the quality of teaching and learning, helping our children to reach their full potential. 

To enable additional capacity we require a DHT to work across St Mary’s and St Saviour’s C of E Primary. You will work under a Headteacher who leads each school and alongside the CEO who leads the overall Trust.  You will be an excellent Primary practitioner with evidence of the ability to develop and inspire teams, looking for an exciting opportunity to help St Mary’s and St Saviour’s to build. You will provide support in terms of outreach to the wider Trust and support to enable us to fulfill our commitments as a teaching school at St Mary’s. We are committed to providing excellent professional development opportunities for enthusiastic and committed teachers and you will be a leading part of that drive.

Our new DHT will need to show:

  Successful teaching and leadership experience 

  Commitment to schools improvement and raising achievement for all

  Skills to monitor, evaluate and report on standards of attainment, learning and teaching  and data analysis

  Ability to self evaluate and self improve 

  Detailed knowledge of teaching and learning and an ability to move the practice of others forward

  Experience of leading teams of staff

  Ability to motivate and inspire colleagues

 Effective communication skills to connect successfully with parents and the wider community 

 Talent to think creatively and imaginatively, anticipating and solving problems

 Able to be part of Saturday achievement school.

 Ability to encourage constructive relationships between all members of the school community, promoting equal opportunity, as a flexible and positive leader

 Support for our Christian ethos and be able to continue the strong links with our churches 

We can offer: 

  A welcoming school

  Close links with the church and local community

  Enthusiastic, well-behaved pupils who are eager to learn

  Hardworking, motivated and positive colleagues. 

  A well informed and supportive governing body who are committed to the development of all staff

  Supportive parents with high aspirations of their children and our school

If you are ambitious, successful and excited by school improvement, please contact the school office to arrange a visit. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Criminal Records Bureau. References will be taken up before interviews are offered.



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