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Job details
Employer Southwark Park Primary School
Location Southwark
Salary L12 - L18 (£58,501 - £65,978)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

Deputy Headteacher

(Non-class based role)  

L12 - L18  (£58,501 - £65,978) 

From: September 2017

Southwark Park is a dynamic, two form entry school that endeavours to raise the aspirations and achievement of all the children in our care.    

We are offering: 

  • a great working environment, a new building in a good location with excellent public transport links
  • 450 engaging and diverse children 
  • 60+ staff with a wide range of skills, knowledge and abilities who are supportive, encouraging and co-operative 
  • A coaching programme that operates across the school to work with staff to improve the quality of teaching provision.
  • A focused, hands-on leadership team who have a clear development strategy for the school. 
  • A strong commitment to professional development which includes a coaching programme, including peer coaching. 
  • Formal and informal opportunities to develop leadership skills.  

We are looking for someone to work alongside the Headteacher to create and communicate the ethos of the school, support the HT to make strategic decisions to ensure continued improvement. 

The post holder’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: 

  • Lead staff and influence other stakeholders to believe in and support the vision 
  • Pastoral support 
  • Safeguarding – deputy designated person 
  • Strategic lead for teaching and learning 
  • Monitoring
  • Mentoring middle managers and supporting a task group 
  • Undertaking appraisals   

An application form and job description are available on this website or may be downloaded from the school’s website, along with guidance notes and further information:    

Applications should be returned by email to  

For enquiries or to arrange a visit, please contact the School Business Manager on 0207 394 4000.  

Closing date: Thursday 23rd March 2017 13:00 

Interviews: week commencing Monday 27th March 2017  

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.

About the employer

At Southwark Park School we value our staff.  We are looking to employ energetic, visionary and enthusiastic people who will contribute to the on-going success and development of the school.   

Our staff are sociable, supportive an...

Information about Southwark Park Primary School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status State - Community
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 11 years
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Locations and contacts

383 Southwark Park Road
SE16 2JH
United Kingdom