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Deputy Headteacher - Gatton Primary School, Al Risalah Trust

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

(Full time, permanent)

Required for Immediate start  

Gatton Primary School is inviting applications from highly motivated senior leaders to take up the post of Deputy Head.  The post holder will work closely with the Headteacher to build on the current successes of the school.

Gatton is an outstanding school, part way through expansion to three full forms of entry. We are looking for a creative individual who has the energy to take on new challenges and continue with our forward momentum. Applicants with senior leadership experience and high expectations who seek to promote the full potential of every child are invited to apply. 

This is a non-class based position. There are a range of responsibilities attached to the post including: Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, line management of TAs and leadership of behaviour, inclusion and EYFS.

The Deputy Headteacher will:

  • Be a practising Muslim or a person who is committed to affirming and developing the Islamic ethos of the school
  • Be an outstanding practitioner with a proven track record of excellent classroom practice
  • Have the experience, professionalism and determination to deliver the highest standards of teaching and learning
  • Contribute to maintaining a caring, inclusive environment
  • Be highly motivated with proven leadership skills
  • Have excellent management and interpersonal skills and the ability to lead, challenge and inspire staff and children

Our offer:

  • An outstanding professional opportunity, working with an experienced Headteacher in an outstanding school
  • A caring school where everyone is valued and supported
  • Highly effective, hardworking staff and governing body
  • A modern building with excellent facilities including a large gym and swimming pool
  • Well behaved, caring pupils who are, positive and enthusiastic about their learning
  • Excellent partnership working with parents, local schools and organisations

Further information about the school is available in the candidate brochure. Visits to the school are encouraged. You are assured of a warm welcome.

Please contact Shazia Nabi (Personnel Officer) for an application pack and to arrange a visit to the school. Email snabi@gatton.wandsworth.sch.uk or telephone 0208 682 5570.

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

Completed applications should be return by email to snabi@gatton.wandsworth.sch.uk

Closing Date: 06 May 2021 (at noon)

Interview Date: 18 May 2021

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that we do not accept CVs

Gatton Primary School, Al Risalah Trust

13e Broadwater Road

London SW17 0DS

Phone: 020 8682 5570

Fax: 020 8682 5576

Email: info@gatton.wandsworth.sch.uk

Web: www.gatton.wandsworth.sch.uk

Head teacher: Mr Majid Ishaque

Number on Roll 600, age 4-11  


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