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Deputy Head Teacher

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
L13 – L17 £55,503 - £60,905
Barclay Primary School, Canterbury Road, Leyton, London
Working Pattern:
Full Time
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
24/03/2017 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description


Required for September 2017

Barclay Primary School is looking to recruit an outstanding, enthusiastic, innovative and committed Deputy Head Teacher to support the schools continual improvement. This will be alongside the Head of School, Executive Head and the wider trust executive team. If you are excited by innovation and challenge, and if you are energised by opportunities to lead, develop and share your practise, whilst learning with your colleagues and from the children you work with, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Barclay Primary School serves a multi-cultural community in Waltham Forest and our school is on a journey to being a truly outstanding school.

We can offer you:

       A vibrant school situated in a culturally diverse area of north London with all the rewards and opportunities this brings

       Lively, friendly and aspirational children who are determined to make the most of their schooling

       A dynamic and dedicated team of teachers and support staff who want the best for their children.

       Innovative CPD which is of the highest quality.

       Career progression and leadership opportunities

       A supportive and forward thinking Trust Board, Parental Advisory Body and parent community.

       Excellent opportunities for further professional development, through the Lion Academy Trust.  

A detailed job description and person specification are enclosed which explain the attributes you will need to succeed in this role.  

We are seeking a Deputy Head Teacher for Barclay Primary School to commence from the 1st September 2017. I trust the information provided is helpful. For informal discussions, or to arrange a site visit, or if you do have any questions please contact:  

Hayden Tyers, Deputy Chief Executive Officer/Director of Schools Tel 020 8539 4110 / Maria Hounsell 0208 539 6777  

All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, medical clearance and satisfactory references.  

The Lion Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children.  

Lion Academy Trust Company No. 8171341

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 strategic outcomes contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:
• Promoting equality of opportunity
• Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage
• Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels
• Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.
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