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Deputy Headteacher (Non class-based) - Southmead Primary School

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Required for September 2024

Not suitable for ECTs

This is an incredibly exciting time for Southmead Primary School! While there are changes in leadership, curricula and learning environments, our values remain strong and it is a nurturing and vibrant place to learn.

Our highly-skilled and dedicated staff team is committed to providing all pupils with the highest quality of education and ensuring that they achieve their full potential. Our children are also aspirational for themselves and they love learning. Their unique talents and abilities are celebrated and developed so that pupils are proud of their progress and achievements.

We are a hard-working, ambitious staff team with a high morale. We prioritise CPD and peer-learning opportunities and we are an outward-facing, innovative school. Our children are lovely and they demonstrate a love of learning and friendship that will stand them in good stead for life beyond primary school. 

If you have a true passion for teaching, learning and school leadership then we are the school for you.  We are a culturally diverse school and welcome applications from all.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people and all our staff share this vital commitment.  

We are looking for someone who: 

    has the ability to inspire, challenge, motivate and empower colleagues within our shared vision.

    is an experienced, enthusiastic and highly effective teacher across year groups.

    has a strong commitment to school improvement.

    has excellent communication skills and presents effectively to all stakeholders.

    drives high standards of pupil achievement and behaviour.

    is approachable and trustworthy.

    is committed to safeguarding all our children and their emotional well-being.

In return we will offer you:

    Engaged children who love learning and are proud of their school.

    A welcoming, caring and dedicated staff who are committed to the best outcomes for our pupils.

    Excellent opportunities for continued professional development.

    A strong, ambitious and supportive leadership team.

    A nurturing, inclusive culture and ethos that values all members of the school community.

Please make an appointment to come and visit our school and see for yourself.  

For an application pack or to arrange a visit to the school please contact Sue Watts on 0208 788 8901 or via email

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

Completed application should be returned to the school by email:

Closing date: 21 April 2024 (at 5pm)

Shortlisting: 23 April 2024

Interviews : 29 April 2024

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. 

CVs are not accepted.

Southmead Primary School

Princes Drive



SW19 6QT

Tel: 020 8788 8901


Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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