Assistant Headteacher, Tower Hamlets

Closing date:

Morpeth SchoolTower Hamlets

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Headteacher

(Inner London Leadership pay range L17-L23)

An appointment as an Assistant Headteacher at Morpeth School is an opportunity to join a highly successful team: talented, committed staff; enthusiastic, friendly pupils and a community of supportive families and external partners within and beyond Tower Hamlets.

We believe that our continued success as an ‘Outstanding’ school derives from our inclusive, pupil-centred focus; our commitment to the continuous review of teaching and learning and professional development; and a strong belief in the need to work within a set of values which underpins all that we do.


We would like you to apply for this post because:

  • You are an experienced and effective teacher, currently a middle or senior leader, who would like to work in a school with an exciting range of partnerships with higher education, business and arts organisations and with local primary and secondary schools.
  • You enjoy working creatively and flexibly, and believe in a collaborative approach to leadership.
  • You are committed to working in an inner city school and believe that such schools should provide the best possible environment for academic success and personal development.


Members of the leadership team at Morpeth have a range of whole-school responsibilities. The specific role will be agreed in discussion with the successful candidate, following appointment.

We are committed to safeguarding our students. Successful candidates will be required to abide by the school’s safeguarding policies and undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Please click HERE to download an application pack from our website. 

Closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Monday 24th February. Interviews will be held on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th February.



More about Morpeth School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Portman Place, London, E2 0PX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8981 0921
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INFORMATION ABOUT THE SCHOOL 

Morpeth is an eight form entry, mixed, 11-19 comprehensive school situated in Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets. In 2012 we were awarded Teaching School status as a joint applicant with one of our local primaries – Bonne...