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Head Teacher

Woodside High SchoolHaringey

Salary likely to be £100,000 – 110,000 DOE  

White Hart Lane, Haringey 

Woodside High School, is an Ofsted outstanding single Academy Trust, mixed 11-16 comprehensive school in east Haringey, where every student is valued and treated as an individual. The school has circa 1200 students and serves a truly multi-cultural community. It is a school where students, staff, parents and carers champion our core values and commitment to equality and diversity. 

Woodside prides itself on nurturing young people’s talents and abilities and creating an environment where they can develop their ambitions. Students have access to outstanding opportunities that extend their learning far beyond the classroom, helping them to have a fully rounded, exciting learning experience. Woodside’s aim is that all students should leave the school as highly qualified, confident and articulate young adults. 

Applications from senior leaders who are enthused by our values and ethos and who will celebrate the richness of our diverse school community are encouraged. The Governors wish to appoint a Head Teacher who looks both inwards and outwards, who is imaginative and innovative, but who also has a track record of getting things done. We are ambitious for the school to continue to develop and improve, beyond its Ofsted Outstanding grading. 

This is also a school where the development and support of staff is a priority. There is a strong culture of reflection, benchmarking and continuous professional development, ensuring that it is a professionally stimulating environment in which to work. 

Woodside High strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity amongst its staff. The school therefore encourages and welcomes applications from people of minority ethnic origin and people with disabilities, as well as candidates from other groups. We will make any reasonable adjustments for disabled people to enable equal access to the recruitment process and on-going employment.

For more information, including the candidate pack, please visit

To apply please send a cover letter and completed application form to by no later than the 18th January 2021. 

For a confidential conversation please contact either Ellie Hopkins or Jo Ogilvy at 

Woodside High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and will be required to undergo other necessary checks, including referencing.  

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