Deputy Headteacher – Standards and Curriculum, Haringey

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Heartlands High SchoolHaringey

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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L20- L24
Contract term: Permanent

Deputy Headteacher – Standards and Curriculum

Salary: L20- L24

Contract: Full Time

Location: Haringey

Contract Term: Permanent

Post Tenable: September 2019

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional and dynamic leader with extensive knowledge of the current educational agenda, and someone who has a proven track record of school improvement.  You will lead on all areas of the curriculum and standards and support the Head of School to secure outstanding progress for students; building on our current success.  

Heartlands High School is popular and oversubscribed.  Developing teaching and learning and supporting staff development is the core to our success. We pride ourselves on ensuring that our Senior Leaders gain the right development to ensure a successful career. Ofsted quoted; ’Leaders have been able to cultivate an ethos of focusing on the needs of individual pupils.  Pupils irrespective of their starting points, receive a range of support.  Many pupils make very good progress…’ (Ofsted 2016). The school is currently planning to open a Sixth form in 2020.

The successful applicant will join a very committed, collaborative, forward-thinking and successful team working within a high expectations environment, you will develop and secure outstanding levels of progress. You need to be willing to go the extra mile to ensure that students from a wide range of backgrounds secure the very best results.   

Heartlands High School is a great place to work. We aim to cultivate teachers that are passionate about their subjects and seek to teach exciting lessons which engage learners. We encourage teaching that is innovative. We support our staff with an appraisal model that encourages development rather than a rigid approach to graded lessons. Our continuing professional development ensures that staff work together to improve their practice. We empower staff to deliver great lessons through a high expectations culture within the school that supports them in managing behaviour effectively through strong systems. 

Visits to the school are very welcome. 

Please contact the Human Resources department on 0208 826 1230 or send an email to, if you require any further information or wish to visit the school prior to application.

Closing date by 10 a.m. on 22nd March 2019. Interviews will be held over two days on Monday 1st April and Tuesday 2nd April. 

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted by the School.

Heartlands High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and young people. The successful applicant will therefore be required to complete a DBS check.  We encourage applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population.

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More about Heartlands High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Station Road, Wood Green, London, N22 7ST, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 88261230
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