Deputy Headteacher, Waltham Forest

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Frederick Bremer SchoolWaltham Forest

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Spine Point L24-28 (OLW) (non negotiable)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Do you believe every child deserves the very best education? Do you have the potential to become a Headteacher?  Are you committed to the vision and values of community education? If so, we have the position for you! We are looking for an outstanding Senior Leader to help the school, our pupils and our staff become ‘the very best they can be’. 

This is a strongly good school, as evidenced by our Ofsted visit in 2019, and we are on a trajectory of continuous improvement. We are committed to high quality learning and teaching for all pupils, ensuring all pupils make rapid progress regardless of their starting point. The successful candidate will join an experienced and successful school committed to collaborative working.  Frederick Bremer is a popular and over-subscribed school which enjoys excellent state of the art facilities in a modern building. At Frederick Bremer, staff have access to comprehensive CPD programme and structured career progression routes. We model the mantra ‘Humans first, professionals second’ and we take the support and well-being of our staff very seriously. 

You should have had several years of senior leadership experience across 11-16 range, and a strong track record as a middle leader. You should be an excellent practitioner, who able to model the highest professional standards and lead others to being the ’very best they can be’.  You should also share the vision and values of the school, and be passionate that every child deserves the very best teaching. 

Frederick Bremer School is proud to be a community school, and we are representative of our local community. We believe that our role as practitioners is to support our young people to become the very best versions of themselves, and place a strong emphasis on holistic education and not just academic achievement. 

We offer all staff a rewarding, supportive and happy environment to work in. Relationships are a strength of the school, and we want all staff to enjoy their place of work. We offer bespoke CPD programmes, and we would be particularly interested in applications from individuals who are ambitious for senior leadership opportunities in the future.  

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and  strongly encouraged.��

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance

For more information and an application pack please see our website or contact Nosheen Niazi on 020 8498 3340 or email If you would like to visit the school before submitting your application please contact us.

Completed application forms should be returned or emailed to by 3pm Wednesday 26th February  2020. Interviews to be held on Tuesday 3rd March and Wednesday 4th March (Day 2 for shortlisted candidates only.)  

More about Frederick Bremer School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Siddeley Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4EY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8498 3340
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