Deputy Headteacher, Islington, London

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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson SchoolIslington, London

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £72943 - £79675 (L21 - L25) inner London
Contract term: Permanent

Deputy Headteacher   

Required from September 2019

We are seeking an exceptional colleague to join the Leadership Team at this outstanding inner city girls community school. 

EGA is a vibrant multi-cultural community where colleagues are committed to raising achievement and aspiration.  Set in an iconic building with second to none facilities, we follow a rigorous academic curriculum and provide an exceptional learning environment.

Although the actual responsibilities will be decided on individual strengths, the successful candidate must:

• be an outstanding classroom practitioner

• be passionate about raising student achievement and aspirations

• be able to inspire and get the best from others

• show commitment to the school’s vision and ethos

• be creative, innovative and energetic

• have proven leadership experience and the potential to develop further

EGA is the lead school on the Islington Futures Federation and Angel Teaching School Alliance, both of which offer staff and students opportunities for collaboration and support.

This is an exciting time to join us in making a real difference to the life chances of our girls. 

For further details and to request an application pack, please contact Tim Field or Orla Batchelor on 020 7259 8770 / 

Key dates:

The closing date:  10.00 am on Tuesday 29th January 2019.

Interviews:             Thursday 31st January  and Friday 1st February  2019.

All applications must be made via a completed school application form, this can be requested by emailing 

You can also visit for more information.

Hays is the recruitment partner for all permanent vacancies at the school. 

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level.

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More about Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Donegal Street, Islington, London, N1 9QG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 78370739
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We are a school where students enjoy their learning, where they are encouraged to take responsibility and where their particular abilities are nurtured to ensure the highest possible achievement. We really do believe in 'Learning without Limits'