Consultant Deputy Headteacher

Platanos College

  • Negotiable, depending on experience (pro rata)
  • London / London
  • Fixed Term
  • Part Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

We are seeking an outstanding Consultant Deputy Headteacher (Curriculum) to join our vibrant and successful school (for pupils aged 11-19). This is a part-time (2-3 days per week) one year fixed-term position to enhance an existing and successful team of senior leaders. The next phase of development will focus on improving the KS3 curriculum. This post will suit an ex-Headteacher / Deputy Headteacher.

Platanos College is an ambitious and high-performing school. We have a new state-of-the-art building with superb ICT facilities. It is just the place for talented, ambitious individuals to develop their career and make their mark.

The ideal candidate will be an outstanding teacher and manager, with the relevant skills to help drive school improvement and curriculum standards. You will also need to be creative in your approach to teaching and learning, with the ability to inspire pupils and raise achievement and expectations. Please do not apply if you are theoretical and lack the practical experience of improving the core skills of pupils who live and are educated in challenging circumstances.

In return:

  • You will be part of a strong educational environment with the chance to develop;
  • You will be supported with the best professional development and learning opportunities.

We want you to succeed too.

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Applicants should complete the employment application form found on our website and return by email to or by post to: HR Office, Platanos College, Clapham Road, London SW9 0AL.

Closing date for applications: 7th June 2024 (or sooner if a suitable number of applications are received before this date). Start date: September 2024.

Platanos College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check and will be checked against the DBS barred list. Appointments are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references as according to our Safer Recruitment Policy.


Employer Information

Type: Mainstream
Phase: Secondary and post-16
Status: Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11-19 years

Location: Clapham Road, London SW9 0AL
Tel: 020 7733 6156

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