Deputy Headteacher, Orpington, Bromley

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Newstead Wood SchoolOrpington, Bromley

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L20-24
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Deputy Headteacher required from September 2018

Newstead Wood School is a selective, high-achieving grammar school for girls with a mixed Sixth Form.  Following the promotion of our current Deputy Headteacher to Headship, we are seeking exceptional candidates who wish to progress onto Headship in the future. You will have strong leadership skills and the ability to inspire and motivate a team.  The successful candidate will be a consistently outstanding practitioner with a strong record of success.   

This is an exceptional opportunity for someone with energy, resilience and high aspirations; someone who wants to be a part of a distinctive culture and ethos of exceptional pastoral support and academic success and who wants to join the leadership team of our outstanding school.  

If you are an inspiring academic leader who ensures that learning is motivating, rewarding, stimulating and leads to success, this is an exciting opening to develop your career as you move towards Headship.  As part of the innovative United Learning group we can offer you unrivalled career development opportunities and support to ensure you achieve your ambitions.   

The successful candidate will:  

• Provide inspirational support, innovation and vision to the leadership team  

• Be an outstanding, organised and committed teacher

• Demonstrate excellent people skills  

• Place students welfare, safeguarding and success at the heart of any decision making 

• Be committed to strengthening relationships with students, parents, governors and the wider community  

Newstead Wood is situated in Orpington in the London Borough of Bromley and there are excellent rail links to both London Bridge and Victoria Stations.  

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send completed application form and a copy of your CV with the names of two professional referees by e-mail to Mrs Linda Harrison  

Closing date for applications Tuesday 27 February 2018  

 We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and to equality of opportunity. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

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More about Newstead Wood School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Avebury Road, Orpington, Kent, BR6 9SA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1689 853626
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Newstead Wood School is a mainstream, non-denominational, selective secondary school for girls aged 11-16, with a mixed Sixth Form. It is situated in Orpington, Kent, and it is oversubscribed, with 1067 pupils on its roll.


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