Discovery Primary School Vacancies

Deputy Head Teacher

to start in September 2023


Location: Thamesmead

Salary:    L14 – 18

The Headteacher and the Governing Body wishes to appoint a Deputy Head Teacher, to start in September 2023. 

Discovery Primary School is a good school (OFSTED November 2021) located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich in Thamesmead. It is a three form entry with pupils aged 2 to 11 years old. It also has a designated provision for autistic pupils.  

Our Senior Leadership Team are ambitious about driving standards of teaching and learning and improving outcomes for all children, as well as offering the very best pastoral support for children and their families. This is a great opportunity for an experienced and influential senior leader to work alongside the Headteacher and SLT to deliver our vision for the school.

Do you:

·         Have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills?

·         Have high expectations for all children and put them at the centre of all you do?

·         Give feedback that enables reflection and improvement?

·         Have enthusiasm and a sense of humour

If so, then this may be the perfect opportunity for you!

We recommend that candidates visit the school, please e-mail our Business Manager – Tracy Hennessy – or call 0208 855 2470

Closing date: Monday 17th April 2023

Shortlisting: Tuesday 18th April 2023

Interviews: W/C 24th April 2023

Applicants will be required to demonstrate their commitment to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in line with Discovery’s policies and procedures. A satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role. The school will request references before interview.