Deputy Headteacher

Mar 13, 2020 by

Quwwat-ul-Islam Girls School Published: 13 March 2020
Forest Gate, London, United Kingdom
Job Type
How to Apply
Compensation Range
PGCE (Desirable), Degree


Quwwat-ul-Islam Girls School was established in August 2003. Initially, the school enrolled just fifty pupils but over time, by the Grace of Allah, the school expanded and has gone from strength to strength. In September 2005 the school was extended to cater for Secondary pupils also.

We now cater for pupils from Reception to the end of Year 11, teaching the National Curriculum Subjects as well as providing a solid Islamic education within a nurturing Islamic environment.


We are looking to recruit a full time Deputy Headteacher to join our excellent team of staff.

The ideal candidate will:

•    In partnership with the head teacher to establish and implement an ambitious vision and ethos for the future of the school.
•    Play a leading role in the school improvement and school self-evaluation planning process.
•    In partnership with the head teacher manage school resources.
•    Devise, implement and monitor action plans and other policy developments.
•    Lead by example to motivate and work with others.
•    In partnership with the head teacher, led by example when implementing and managing change initiatives.
•    Promote a culture of inclusion within the school community where all views are valued and taken in to account.
•    Work with the head teacher in developing the policies and practice, which promote inclusion, equality and the extended services that the school offers.
•    Develop and maintain contact with all specialist support services as appropriate.
•    Promote the positive involvement of parents/carers in school life.
•    Organise and conduct meetings where appropriate with parents and carers to ensure positive outcomes for all parties.
•    Strengthen partnership and community working.
•    Promote positive relationships and work with colleagues in other schools and external agencies.
•    Be an excellent role model for both staff and pupils in terms of being reflective and demonstrating a desire to improve and learn.
•    Take responsibility and accountability for identified areas of leadership, including statistical analysis of pupil groups, progress data and target setting.
•    Work with the head teacher to deliver an appropriate programme of professional development for all staff including quality coaching and mentoring, in line with the school improvement plan and performance management.
•    Lead the annual appraisal process for all identified support and teaching staff.
•    Work in partnership with the head teacher in managing the school through strategic planning and the formulation of policy and delivery of strategy, ensuring management decisions are implemented.
•    With the head teacher, lead the processes involved in monitoring, evaluating and challenging the quality of teaching and learning taking place throughout the school, including lesson observations to ensure consistency and quality.
•    Ensure the systematic teaching of basic skills and recording of impact is consistently high across the school.
•    Develop, review systems to ensure robust evaluation of school performance, progress data and actions to secure improvements comparable to appropriate national standards.
•    Ensure through leading by example the active involvement of pupils and staff in their own learning.
•    Be an excellent role model, exemplifying a high standard of teaching and promoting high expectations for all members of the school community.
•    Work with the head teacher to raise standards through staff performance management.

To apply please send your CV and a completed application form to

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