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Deputy Head of School




The Mead School

Closing date:

25th January 2019 at 9.00am

Interview date:

Week commencing 11th February 2019

Post 1 – Full time and permanent
Post 2 – 0.5 FTE and permanent


L6 – L10 

Role overview:

Are you ready to take the next steps in your Leadership journey? If so, we would be delighted to hear from you as we are seeking to appoint a full-time and part-time Deputy Headteacher to join our high-performing team, from September 2019.

We welcome applications from existing Deputy Head teachers or teachers with experience in a Senior Teacher/Assistant Head role. We would be particularly interested to hear from candidates with experience of leading or developing any of the following areas:

  • Safeguarding – Level 3 training/DSL or DDSL experience
  • Improving the quality of teaching and learning
  • Behaviour
  • Attendance
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Disadvantaged Learners
  • English as an Additional Language
  • Personal Development (including leading the School Parliament or School Council)
  • Equalities / Diversity
  • Educational Visits
  • Leading professional development for staff / trainees
  • Appraisal or line management of other staff

Experience of The Mead’s core pedagogical approaches would also be desirable:

  • Maths No Problem!
  • Read Write Inc. Phonics
  • Talk for Writing
  • Reading Reconsidered / Whole class reading

We welcome visits to the school and are holding an open day with the opportunity to tour the school and meet the Head of School on Wednesday 16th January 2019. To book a place, click here.