Assistant Headteacher, Ilford

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Caterham High SchoolIlford

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L13 to L17 Outer London
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Headteacher

(L13 to L17 Outer London)

The Governors of this popular, caring and successful mixed comprehensive school are seeking to appoint for January 2018 an exceptional Assistant Headteacher to join its highly committed and innovative Senior Leadership team.

You will be ambitious, well qualified, an outstanding classroom teacher and possess strong leadership, management and interpersonal skills with a proven track record of raising achievement.

The post provides an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and aspiring teacher who shares our vision of excellence, to play a key role in the leadership of the school. The successful applicant will be capable of inspiring both staff and students, and have a genuine passion and belief in improving the life changes of every student. The specific responsibilities will be negotiated with the successful candidate but you will work with a highly dedicated tem of staff and motivated students to build on the excellent work already in place. 

We have improved rapidly in recent years and were judged to be Good by Ofsted (October 2014).  This is a very exciting time to join us in our drive towards Outstanding overall.

OFSTED (October 2014) says Caterham is a good school and an improving one. They said: - Teaching is good achievement is rising consistently. The school puts the students at the heart of its inclusive ethos.... Student behaviour is good... They feel very safe in school€.

The school is a vibrant, inclusive 11-18 school (6 Form Entry with a 6th Form of nearly 300) serving an ethnically diverse community committed to providing an outstanding, all-round education for every child.

The school is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children.

All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Please email the school or see our website for an application form and further details ( 

Closing date Friday 13th October 2017.

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More about Caterham High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Caterham Avenue, Clayhall, Ilford, Essex, IG5 0QW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8551 4321
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Caterham High School is a non-denominational, co-educational secondary school with sixth form in Ilford, Essex. There are approximately 1,217 students on the school roll, 313 of whom are in the sixth form. The school can be easily accessed by public ...