Arnhem Wharf Primary School
1 Arnhem Place, London E14 3RP
Tel: 020 7515 4310
Fax: 020 7538 1634


Required for September 2015


Deputy Headteacher


£63,267-£70,596  (L17- L22)

Governors are currently reviewing pay  scales to take account of the expanding school roll and will discuss the individual salary range with the successful candidate.


Arnhem Wharf, a large, innovative and inclusive school situated near Canary Wharf, is looking for a Deputy Headteacher to join the staff team in September 2015, with the possibility of an earlier start.


We are looking for a deputy who is ambitious for the school, ambitious for our children and ambitious for him or herself.  We can offer a creative, positive and challenging school environment with plenty of opportunity for leadership learning.



The successful candidate will be:


  • An excellent teacher with a strong understanding of teaching and learning
  • A confident team leader who can inspire and enthuse others
  • Passionate about providing high quality education experiences for all children 
  • Dedicated to making a difference and improving the life chances of our children
  • Committed to leading a curriculum which is broad, rich  and of high quality
  • Analytical and adept at using assessment data and other information to raise standards
  • Confident in developing, planning and delivering training and support



We will offer you:


  • A lively and creative school, committed to working with the community
  • Motivated and engaged children who are keen to learn
  • A supportive and friendly environment
  • Membership of our committed and ambitious senior leadership team
  • A dedicated and enthusiastic staff team to work with
  • An attractive and well-resourced school



Visits to the school are strongly encouraged.  Please email to arrange a visit.



Closing Date:  23rd January 2015

Visits: Between 14th January and 22nd January 2015

Tasks and Interviews: Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th February 2015


Arnhem Wharf Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Download the letter to prospective candidates HERE 

Download the job description HERE 

Download the personal specification HERE

Download the application form HERE


Year 3 art exhibition now at Canary Wharf!


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First day of Term

Monday 5th January

School Open



Thursday 8th January

Year 5 Family Maths




Friday 9th January

Year 6 Family Maths




Wednesday 14th January

School Photographer