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Assistant Headteacher

Hammersmith AcademyHammersmith and Fulham


REQUIRED: September 2021

Hammersmith Academy is an innovative 11-18 mixed, non-denominational academy situated in the heart of the West London community.   We are passionate about raising standards and our approach to learning reflects this.

With an OFSTED rating of Good, “Staff describe the school as a "dynamic" and "energising" place to work and pupils share this view" - OFSTED 2017

Our ideal candidate will have leadership potential, drive and enthusiasm to contribute to the development of the Academy and take significant responsibilities within the Leadership Team.

Applications are welcomed from Assistant Heads and those in middle management positions in education or related fields, who possess the vision, leadership experience and desire to bring their strong character and skills to this highly effective and successful academy.  

Hammersmith Academy offers:

• a bespoke CPD program for all staff and exciting career opportunities

• excellent pastoral care

• an excellent reputation in the local community

• a dedicated and enthusiastic team of teachers and support staff

• first-class facilities and resources

• a comprehensive staff benefits package including free daily lunch

• aspirational and hardworking students

• strong parental engagement

We would very much like to hear from you if you share our vision, values and enthusiasm.  We are very happy to discuss the role informally and visits to the school are welcome.

For additional information about Hammersmith Academy please visit our website:

Closing Date: Monday, 22nd March 2021 – Midday

Interviews: Friday, 26th and Monday, 29th March 2021

All applications will initially be acknowledged by e-mail.  If you have not heard further within two weeks of the closing date you may assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Hammersmith Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Check) and the receipt of two satisfactory references.

Hammersmith Academy is an Equal Opportunities employer and does not discriminate on grounds of gender, race, age, disability or marital status.

Please note that, as part of Hammersmith Academy’s Green approach and our commitment to reducing the impact of vehicular access to the Academy on the local and global environment, there is very limited parking and all staff are therefore encouraged to travel to work by public transport.

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