Deputy Headteacher, Hackney

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Halley House SchoolHackney

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale
Contract term: Permanent

Role: Deputy Headteacher  Closing Date: 18th March 2019

Location: Dalston, Hackney  Interview Date:  w/c 25th March 2019

Salary: Leadership Scale   Job Start: September 2019

We are looking for an inspirational and ambitious practitioner to join our growing team as Deputy Headteacher.

You have a strong track record in middle or senior leadership and core learning, alongside experience and passion for working in the Primary sector. You are an outstanding practitioner across the primary range and have experience in effectively leading staff and core areas of the curriculum. You display relentless passion and enthusiasm for striving for the very best and, with a talent for delivering on whole school priorities, ensure all children make exceptional progress. You are adept at using data and assessment, including gaps analysis, to continue to develop provision. You are excited and motivated by the rewards and challenges working in school at the early stages of its journey affords and welcome the opportunity to really make your mark!

Halley House School is a one-form entry Free School that opened in Arcola Street, Dalston in September 2015. The school is one of seven free schools established by Bellevue Place Education Trust.  We believe in having rightfully high expectations and standards for every pupil and by working actively in partnership with our children, staff, parents and local community, we will support and guide our pupils to reach their full potential academically, socially and emotionally.  Halley House is a school that enables its pupils to take confidence from, and enjoyment in, everything they do, and places them at the heart of a vibrant, thriving school community.

Why not visit us and see for yourself?

As well as an attractive starting salary, we offer excellent professional development and training opportunities. We are committed to supporting and developing both our staff and children, and have created a warm and welcoming environment.  

How to apply:

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged. Please contact the school office to arrange a tour and visit with the Headteacher, Claire Syms.  

For more information please take a look at the school website. 

If you have the skills and drive to be successful in this role, please download the attached documents and submit the application form to us at 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, pre-employment and DBS checks. Halley House School welcomes a diverse population of both children and staff and is committed to promoting and developing equality of opportunity in all its functions.

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More about Halley House School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: 52-58 Arcola Street, Hackney, London, E8 2DJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7504 0548