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Deputy Headteacher - Start January 2023

A rare and fantastic opportunity: St Andrew & St Francis CE Primary School is recruiting!


Deputy Head


Salary Grade: Leadership 9‐13 £62,349‐ £67,935


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We are seeking to appoint an experienced and highly effective teacher and leader in the role of Deputy Head Teacher to join our excellent leadership team from 1st January 2023 on a full time, permanent basis.


St Andrew and St Francis CE Primary School (SASF) is a good, high achieving and popular school situated in Willesden (Dollis Hill on the Jubilee line). The school was graded as ‘GOOD’ in all areas by Ofsted in November 2017. SASF became an academy in July 2015 within the LDBS Academy Trust and is part of a family of 9 schools.


You will be:


  • A successful leader with excellent communication and interpersonal skills


  • An excellent classroom practitioner


  • A strategic thinker who will inspire staff and students to reach their full potential


  • A solution focused independent leader who is able to work effectively with all stakeholders


  • An experienced teacher across the primary range with a deep understanding of end of Key Stage assessments and in raising standards


  • A warm person with a good sense of humour and strong team ethics


We will offer you:


  • Exceptionally keen students who are enthused by learning and whose behaviour is impeccable


  • A professional, hardworking and supportive team of staff with the capacity to raise achievement even further


  • An exciting, fun and innovative curriculum to continue to develop and drive excellence


  • A highly skilled and experienced leadership team to work within and develop


  • A supportive, enthusiastic and active governing body and parents group to work alongside


  • A dynamic, warm, bright and highly accomplished team of teachers, leaders and support staff to work alongside


  • A calm, fun and bright environment in which to work and thrive


  • An amazing school close to good transport links



The position of deputy head teacher is for January 2023, although for the right candidate, the start date can be discussed. The deputy head will lead on behaviour across the school, standards, teaching and learning, assessment and a key member of the safeguarding team.





Advert date:

Monday 7th November 2022

School visits:

Week beginning 14th November 2022

Closing date:

Friday 18th November 2022


TBC – week beginning 21st November 2022

Start date:

January 2023

Pay range:

Leadership 9-13



St Andrew and St Francis CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants. Also, this post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.




LATEST NEWS: The school will be closed to pupils on Friday 18th November for an INSET day


Class of the Week

  • KS1 - Villiers 98% KS2 - Tyburn, Francis and Andrew 100%

Current Totals

  • KS1 - 95% KS2 - 97%

Overall School

  • 96%

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