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Vacancy Details

Deputy Headteacher with responsibility for Inclusion

Calverton Primary School
£40,000 - £74,999
Calverton Primary School
Working Pattern:
Full Time
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
26/05/2020 at 17:00 PM
Calverton Primary School

Calverton Primary School has an inclusive ethos and we firmly believe that every child has a right to an education, no matter what barriers they have to learning. 

We are a 2/3 form entry primary, over 400 pupils on roll, with a 21 place ASD resource provision in Custom House, with 37% FSM. We are looking for a dynamic experienced leader to manage our large team of 60 support staff, 2 specialist ASD teachers and support our experienced SENDCO.

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and skilled individual to take on the role of Deputy Headteacher with responsibility for Inclusion at Calverton Primary School.

Are you a dynamic, passionate, and progressive leader?  Do you have the skills and drive to help lead Inclusion?  Are you passionate about achieving outstanding teaching and learning for every child? Do you want to inspire children through an engaging curriculum?  Do you excel at developing teaching and support staff to be the best they can possibly be? If so, then this could be the role for you! 

The DHT for Inclusion will be part of a strong leadership team who work hard to maintain outstanding standards for all the children at Calverton. The Deputy Headteacher will be centrally involved in management of the school helping to establish a culture that is nurturing and rigorous. We aim to instill in our pupils an enthusiasm for learning and an interest in the world around them. 

We have high expectations of our pupils and staff and strive to provide a learning environment that ensures our pupils are challenged and make good or better progress in all aspects of their school life.

We celebrate every aspect of our Learners’ learning from their social and emotional development and life skills acquisition to the national curriculum subjects of reading, writing, maths and more. 

We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who has:

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • The drive, vision, ambition and energy to achieve excellence for all our pupils
  • A passion to provide the best possible learning and teaching
  • Proven ability to challenge, inspire and motivate colleagues through change.
  • Can demonstrate good leadership, management, organisation and communication skills
  • Team Player
  • Extensive knowledge of SEND code of practice
  • An understanding of ASD children

We can offer you 

  • Excellent professional development and support
  • To be part of a leading resource provision


Initial phone calls at present to Calverton Primary School are highly recommended. Please email our Headteacher at caroline.crompton@calverton.newham.sch.uk if you would like to have an informal discussion, Zoom meeting/tour of the school can be arranged . 

Closing date: 26th May, 5pm. 

Shortlisting: Wednesday 27th May

Interviews: Friday 29th May 2020 by video conferencing

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. 


Equal Opportunities

The School has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.

How to apply

Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team 020 7427 8250. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.

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