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Deputy Head Of Schools

Roundwood Way, Nork, Banstead, Surrey, SM7 1EJ
Warren Mead Schools
Full Time
Leadership Scale L7 - L11
23rd April 2021
Start Date
1st September 2021
7th May 2021 12:00 PM
Contract Term
Job ID
Start date
1st September 2021
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1145327

Your opportunity

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, forward thinking and skilled Deputy Head of Schools. As a Deputy Head of Schools you will have the opportunity to work closely with the Executive Headteacher and Head of School in a newly formed partnership, aligning both the Infant and Junior school. They will also have a proven track record of working closely in a senior leadership team to plan strategically and have the ability to motivate and inspire a varied team of staff.

Alongside GLF schools we can provide extensive career development opportunities within the school and the Multi-Academy Trust.

Warren Mead Infant and Junior Partnership

Warren Mead caters for children aged 4-11 years of age with our own Nursery provision on site which caters for children from 3 years of age. Warren Mead has a highly passionate and dedicated team of staff who strive to provide the best education for all our children. We pride ourselves on;

• having high aspirations of all our children,

• growing considerate young people,

• teaching children how to be resilient in the world in which we live,

• giving the children plenty of opportunities to be proud of themselves and their peers

Warren Mead Infant and Junior School have historically been separate schools however in more recent years, we have embarked on an exciting new journey for the school where the leadership team lead the two schools as one, serving the same community. Although working out of two buildings, the schools now have a united vision, a joint set of values and a cohesive, progressive curriculum which starts in Nursery and progresses through to Year 6.

What we are looking for:

• An outstanding classroom practitioner.

• Be committed to high standards of teaching and learning and the professional development of staff.

• Excellent leadership and communication skills.

• Innovative and inspirational.

• Enthusiastic and committed to a strong belief in teamwork.

• Able to lead, challenge and motivate children and staff.

• Committed to working with parents and the wider community.

• Passionate about the children's learning, progression and welfare.

• Ability to take responsibility for the running of the school in the absence of the Head of School.

Why work at Warren Mead Infant and Junior Partnership?

• The support of GLF Schools and the opportunity to be part of an inspirational, growing and dynamic organisation.

• An exciting opportunity to develop a curriculum to meet the needs of local community.

• A supportive senior management team and wider staff body within GLF Schools.

• A warm, welcoming environment where the focus is on developing and nurturing a lifelong love of learning.

• An opportunity to work as part of a highly motivated, engaged and supportive team.

• Happy, very well-behaved, enthusiastic children.

• Excellent CPD opportunities and career progression.

The Details

Salary: Leadership Scale L7-L11

Hours: Full Time

Start Date - 1st September 2021

Closing date for applications: Friday 7th May 12 noon

Interview date – Tuesday 11th May


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

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