Deputy Headteacher, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets

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Morpeth SchoolBethnal Green, Tower Hamlets

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London L25-L33 (£79,676 to £95,921)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


An appointment as Deputy 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 success derives from our inclusive, pupil-centred focus; our commitment to the continuous review of teaching and learning and a strong belief in the need to work within a set of values which underpins all that we do. 

Applicants should be excellent teachers with extensive experience of pupil and staff leadership. Given the experience of the Senior Leadership Team, final post responsibilities can be negotiated. 

Detailed information will be included in the documentation we will send, but some facts that may help you are as follows: 

• in September 2012, given our ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted status,  we became a Teaching School, in partnership with one of our main primary schools.

• we were judged ‘Outstanding’ for the second time in May 2013. 

• our sixth form is relatively new (almost 10 years old) but very popular. We are oversubscribed for Year 7 and Year 12. 

• we have outstanding buildings and facilities.

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms: 3pm on Monday 12th November, with interviews taking place on Tuesday 20th & Wednesday 21st November 2018 .

For further details and information pack, follow this link to the school website  or ring us on 020 8981 0921. 

To book a visit to the school, please contact Rumina Begum (PA to the Headteacher) by email or  ring 020 8981 0921.

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

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More about Morpeth School
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
Telephone: +44 20 8981 0921
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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...