Deputy Head, Tower Hamlets

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Redlands Primary SchoolTower Hamlets

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Start date: April 2018 or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L14 – L18
Contract term: Permanent

Due to the planned relocation of the current post holder during the summer term, we are looking to recruit a committed, motivated Deputy Headteacher who will assist in the leadership and management of the School, including taking responsibility for the school in the absence of the Headteacher.

If you have good knowledge of EYFS and Primary curriculum, have high expectations of your own performance and that of others and are passionate in your desire for pupils to achieve, this is an opportunity to join our friendly school.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have at least 5 years successful teaching experience
  • Have experience of leading at senior level within the primary age range
  • Have the ability to inspire, motivate and influence staff and pupils to maintain the highest standards of teaching and learning
  • Have a track record of implementing successful strategies to raise attainment
  • Have the ability to make decisions and solve problems creatively
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills

We are able to offer you:

  • Friendly, enthusiastic children who are keen to learn
  • A highly motivated, talented team
  • An opportunity to work and lead creatively
  • Personalised professional development

If you think this might be the opportunity you have been looking for, we strongly encourage a visit to the school. We would be happy to meet prospective applicants. Please contact the school office on 0207 790 4534 to arrange a visit between Tuesday 9 January and Friday 16 January. Completed applications should be sent to the school at  

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS

Closing date for applications: 29 January 2018 (noon)
Interview date: 7 February 2018

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More about Redlands Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Redmans Road, London, E1 3AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 77904534
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Redlands is a two form entry primary school housed in a three storey Edwardian building  in Stepney in the East End of London, an area rich with ethnic and cultural diversity. We pride ourselves on being a vibrant and creative place of learning ...