Deputy Head

Feb 23, 2018 by

Al-Noor Primary School (VA) Published: 23 February 2018
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How to Apply
Please download an application form from the temporary school website at, complete and email it now to:



Reference: Teaching

Category: Teaching Primary Schools

Location: London Borough of Redbridge

Job Type:Permanent

Job Hours:  Full-time

Salary:  Leadership group, scale points 6-10


Required September 2018

Al-Noor Primary School (VA)
619-629 Green Lane
Goodmayes, Ilford
Essex, IG3 9RP 

020 8597 7576

Ms Someera Butt, Headteacher 

Al-Noor Primary (VA) is a new 2 form entry, co-educational school which will open in September 2018 in a new, purpose-built school building. It will start off with two year groups: Reception and year one and expand a year group at a time until it is full in September 2023. The school will welcome a diverse intake of pupils and be inclusive of all. It will strive through its distinctive faith ethos (Muslim) to nurture responsible, highly achieving and engaged citizens who are well equipped to play a positive role in Redbridge and beyond.

The school build will be completed in June 2018 when visits will be possible. In the meantime the school is seeking a dynamic, engaging and effective Deputy Headteacher who has a history of raising standards and fostering excellent achievement and school improvement through the excellent leadership and management of teaching and learning.

Candidates who would like to join us at this exciting time, to play a significant role in building a strong and vibrant school community that reflects its faith tradition and promotes the moral, spiritual and emotional development of pupils alongside their intellectual, social, physical and cultural development are encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate:

  • strongly supports our vision, value and faith ethos and desires pupil achievement across all areas of human development;
  • is an experienced teacher with a track record of high standards and high levels of pupil achievement across the curriculum;
  • is an optimistic, inspirational and passionate leader who is highly motivated, resilient and innovative;
  • is familiar with a range of innovative strategies to promote the highest levels of pupil achievement in English and in Maths;
  • is analytical and able to compile, read and present data accurately as well as use it to make timely, well-judged and optimal interventions to teaching and learning;
  • has great leadership skills which has been demonstrated in previous positions, including time and personnel management, mentoring and coaching and the ability to learn quickly and apply new learning to the school context;
  • is warm, personable and approachable by staff members, pupils and parents alike;
  • is ambitious and has a thirst for learning to ensure tireless continuous professional and school development;
  • is committed to school improvement and to the development of school provision and raising standards through partnerships with other schools;
  • is committed to safeguarding children and is suitable to work with them;
  • would be a positive & enthusiastic role model for our pupils and staff members.

If you believe in our values and want to join our team to set up an outstanding school that helps children to achieve highly and develop their spiritual and emotional well-being, please download an application form from the temporary school website at, complete and email it now to:

Closing date: 26th March 2018, 5pm
Short-listing: 27th March 2018
Interview date: Week commencing 16th April 2018

Al-Noor Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Such posts will require full vetting checks including references prior to interview and a DBS check.

Closing date

26th March 2018, 5pm

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