Deputy Headteacher

Job Roles:
Deputy Headteacher
Organisation Type:
Secondary Education
Secondary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Other Subjects
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
14th Mar 2019
Start Date:
Platanos College
Job Ref:

We are seeking an outstanding Deputy Headteacher to join our successful school. The post holder will have primary responsibility for the curriculum and any other additional responsibilities as agreed. At Platanos College, we believe that we can make a difference. We are transforming lives and we want you on board to continue to ensure that every learner succeeds.

Platanos College is an outstanding, 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. We received our most recent Outstanding rating from Ofsted in 2014/2015, our third, successive Outstanding rating.

The ideal candidate will be an outstanding practitioner and leader, with the relevant skills and experience to drive school improvement and ensure high standards. They will also have a good track record of outstanding teaching and raising achievement, and be able to draw on their in-depth curriculum knowledge to play an active role in the school and the Trust’s strategic development.

In return:

• You will be part of a strong educational environment with the chance to develop and grow;
• You will be supported with the best professional development and learning opportunities across the Trust in order to equip you for a successful leadership career.

We want you to succeed too.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect 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.

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Applicants should complete the employment application form found on our website and return by post or email to

Closing date for applications: Friday 29 March 2019.
Start date: September 2019.

Employer Information

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

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

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Platanos College
Tel: 020 7733 6156
Contact: n/a

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