Headteacher, East London

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Wapping High SchoolEast London

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L30 to L37
Contract term: Permanent

Wapping High School is an 11 to 16 co-educational free school set up by the parent led Wapping and Shadwell Secondary Education Trust. Having opened in 2012, we now have 225 students. We are a hub for community activity, reflecting and respecting the rich diversity of students, parents and community partners.

We are intent on “raising aspirations, broadening horizons and ensuring better outcomes for our students”. We believe our young people learn through a range of methods. We have leadership and enrichment programmes as integrated elements of learning, facilitated by a longer working day. This is geared towards ensuring our students are well positioned to embrace future opportunities as confident, outward looking and caring young people. 

We are looking to appoint an exceptional Headteacher to lead our school to new heights and to ensure our students' learning experiences are engaging and aspirational. You should be a dynamic and ambitious leader with a proven track record of leadership and excellence in the classroom and a commitment to the education of the whole child and education for the common good. We can offer the right candidate a hugely exciting opportunity to lead further improvement for the benefit of our young people and our community as a whole. 

For more information download full details on the role at www.pentir.com/whs. For a confidential discussion please contact our advising consultants at Pentir: Tom Atkins at tom.atkins@pentir.com (07879 435232) or Mike Phillips at mike.phillips@pentir.com (07830 313 915). 

Wapping High School is an equal opportunities employer. 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. This post requires an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: 25th September

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More about Wapping High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: 153 Commercial Road, Wapping, London, E1 2DA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 1936337
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Ethos and Values

Wapping High School promotes an inclusive ethos, in which diversity of need and ability is acknowledged and nurtured. Every aspect of school life will be guided by a strong ethical code, which encourages social awareness to help stude...