Deputy Head of School, Eltham

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Stationers' Crown Woods AcademyEltham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership scale; competitive and commensurate with experience
Contract term: Permanent

About the role: Stationers' Crown Woods Academy are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, ambitious and driven leader to the post of Deputy Head of School.  This is an exciting career opportunity for a candidate with outstanding teaching skills​��� and a proven track record of successful leadership to drive standards in the respective school and across the wider Academy.  We are looking for a commitment​ to ensuring that all of our young people make excellent rates of progress regardless of starting points and background.  We are driven by our core values of respect, inclusion, family, collaboration and perseverance and are looking to appoint a leader who will live our academy’s shared vision and values in all aspects of their role. The academy is committed to providing teachers and leaders with excellent professional development opportunities, induction​ and training. 

Please note that this role is available to those currently in a Senior Middle Leadership post or above.  Please consult the Job Description for further information by clicking here.

Interviews will be conducted before breaking up for half term.  

Working at Stationers' Crown Woods Academy:  Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy joined our Trust in 2014.  The campus incorporates nine buildings which include four home schools each serving 450 pupils and students, a Design, Technology and Creative and Performing Arts School, a Sport & Community Education Centre and an Inclusions Hub.  Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy is delighted be part of Leigh Academies Trust who, with the Stationers’ Company and Ravensbourne, will enable the new Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy to enhance our provision and develop a Digital Curriculum fit for the future.

Our objective is to be a flagship Academy where every pupil not only achieves their full potential but also feels an integral part of the organisation. An Academy where no child feels lost and no child is left behind. An Academy where the bonds between parent, teacher and child are so secure that failure is not an option. The unique community that we have built ensures that young people achieve their ambition in a caring environment where they are the centre of all that we do.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust:  As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have the opportunity to collaborate with your peers and share best practice at Academy level and across the whole Trust.  This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together.  You will also be expected to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation. As part of the 'cluster' structure, all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources.  It also offers staff access to career opportunities across the Trust allowing them to progress their career without switching employers.   For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages

Diversity at our core:  As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 145 Bexley Road, Eltham, London, SE9 2PT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8850 7678
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Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy is a 1,560-pupil secondary school with a sixth form. It is a non-denominational establishment that educates students aged between 11 and 18. The coeducational school is based in Eltham, London and was converted to acad...