Deputy Headteacher, Redbridge

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Valentines High SchoolRedbridge

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L22-L26
Contract term: Permanent

Valentines High School is a highly successful mixed 11-19 school enjoying Leading Edge Status. In September 2011 Valentines became one of the first 100 Teaching Schools in the Country. Ofsted has judged the school to be ‘Outstanding in all categories’. Public examination results are excellent, placing Valentines in the top 10% of schools for progress in England. We have a large and thriving sixth form, (nearly 400 students). Valentines is known for its high standards of pupil behaviour and orderly learning environment. The school is centrally located in the London Borough of Redbridge, with very good transport links to central and outer London.

This post provides an ideal opportunity for an enthusiastic and outstanding candidate to gain the expertise and experience necessary to progress to Headship within the context of a very successful, harmonious and thriving secondary school.

  • A Teaching School
  • Excellent examination results
  • A well-ordered and supportive environment with high standards of behaviour
  • Oversubscribed and very popular with parents

We are seeking an energetic candidate who is hard working, ambitious, an excellent teacher and communicator. Final responsibilities will be negotiated according to the strengths of the successful candidate. Potential areas may include; student outcomes, curriculum development and e-learning. You must be capable of working independently as well as leading highly experienced and capable teams. You should be able to contribute to our continued drive for further school improvement. A track record of improving student performance at middle and senior leader level, as well as excellent interpersonal and management skills are requirements for the post, which would suit an individual who is a successful member of a Leadership Group. We will provide a supportive environment along with excellent professional development opportunities.

Valentines High School is committed to the safeguarding of children. Enhanced DBS checks will always be carried out on any new employees.

Application forms and further details are available via our website

Closing date: 21st March 2018 at 2:00pm
Interviews: 16th and 17th April 2018

Valentines High School is committed to the safeguarding of Children.
Enhanced DBS checks will always be carried out on any new employees.

“An Outstanding School” Ofsted
Cranbrook Road, Ilford, Essex IG2 6HX
Headteacher: Mr R Laws, BA (Hons)
Telephone: 020 8554 3608 Fax: 020 8518 2621

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More about Valentines High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cranbrook Road, Ilford, Essex, IG2 6HX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 5189502
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Valentines High School is a non-denominational, co-educational secondary school with sixth form in Ilford, Essex. Its motto translates from Latin as "in harmony, achieving excellence". There are approximately 1,291 students on the school roll. The sc...