Deputy Head (Academic), Greenwich

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Blackheath High SchoolGreenwich

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Start date: Required from September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary in accordance with experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


The appointment of the current post-holder to Headship in September 2018 has created an exciting opportunity to join the school at a uniquely exciting time. In particular, 2018 will see the completion of the school’s multi-million pound redevelopment of Senior School facilities, bringing the chance to shape the next chapter in the school’s pioneering history.

The Deputy Head (Academic) will play a vital role in the leadership of the school in developing, building momentum around and reviewing the strategic vision for the school. He/she will lead the Academic Team in providing a curriculum and education that inspires and engages our students to achieve highly in all their endeavours.

He/she plays a vital role in ensuring the outward-looking and professional operation of the school; working with the Senior Leadership Team to maintain a positive and purposeful working environment for students and staff. This is an excellent opportunity for an exceptional candidate to join a dynamic and welcoming Senior Team.

Rated “Outstanding” in our most recent ISI Inspection (2014), Blackheath High School is a dynamic and innovative school where co-curricular and enrichment activities are integral to the curriculum, pastoral care is strong and the environment is aspirational. 

Blackheath High School is part of the Girls’ Day School Trust group of schools, with a long history of educating a rich social and cultural blend of students, thus reflecting the cosmopolitan character of London itself. Our ethos is aspirational, outward-looking and inclusive. We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and the buzz of Canary Wharf. 

For further details and an application form please click the apply button.

Completed application forms to be returned to Mrs S Read at

The closing date for applications will be 19 January 2018.

First round of interviews will be held on 26 January 2018.

Second round of interviews will be held on 29 January 2018.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children, and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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More about Blackheath High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior Department, Vanbrugh Park, London, SE3 7AG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 88532929
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Blackheath High School is an exceptional day school for girls aged 3 to 18. Our location helps to make it so, sitting on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and the buzz of Canary Wharf. We have galleries, museu...