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Associate Deputy Principal
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/22/211439
  • Published: Wed 14/09/2022, 16:30 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 26/09/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 1.00 FTE
  • Salary: Leadership Scale L22 – L26 £74,090 – £81,372
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Highams Park School, 34 Handsworth Avenue, Highams Park, London, Waltham Forest

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Associate Deputy Principal

Associate Deputy Principal

January 2023 start


Salary: Leadership Scale L22 -L26

Highams Park School is looking to appoint a candidate with experience of working as a Senior Leader to the position of Associate Deputy Principal in our large, diverse secondary school. You will work as part of the Senior Leadership and Management Team but with specific responsibility for:

Teaching and Learning, Staff Career Professional Development, oversight of the Year 7 – 13 Work Scrutiny Programme, ECT Induction Tutor or Performance Management Process, departmental line management, as well as the line management of the member of staff responsible for Digital Learning, and line management responsibility for one of the Assistant Principals depending on skills and experience. The successful candidate will also need to contribute to all of the generic expectations of SLMT members.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills, be a highly effective behaviour manager and someone able to competently juggle the many competing demands of a challenging whole-school role. The successful candidate needs to be innovative, and always open in looking for ways to continuously improve. You will need to work collaboratively with a range of colleagues and bring out the best in our exceptional team of staff.

Highams Park is a very successful co-educational 11-18 Academy converter with 1600 students on roll including nearly 400 in the 6th Form. We pride ourselves on being a comprehensive school that serves the local area and in which there is a strong culture of traditional values coupled with an emphasis on high-quality, forward-thinking teaching and learning.

Please email Mrs Julie Adolphus at or go to our website to find out more. Please complete our application form (download from website) and return by midday Monday 26 September 2022.

Early applications will be considered on receipt and interviews scheduled accordingly

Safeguarding children

We are committed to the safeguarding of our students through our recruitment and school practices; all jobs are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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