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


Required for September 2015


Deputy Headteacher


£63,900 - £71,302  (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.


Download the letter to prospective candidates HERE  

Download the application pack HERE 

Download the job description HERE

Download the personal specification HERE 


Closing Date:                                    30th April 2015

Visits:                                                 by arrangement

Shortlisting:                                      5th May 2015

Tasks and Interviews:                      between 18th – 21st May 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.








Year 4 Wigmore Hall music project  

Read pages 8&9 of East London Advertiser article HERE



Tuesday 21st April 2015        

Year 4 Family Maths             9.00-10.00am


Wednesday 22nd April  2015  

Year 3 Family Maths               9.00-10.00am


Monday 27th April 2015

Year 2 SATs meeting       9.00am


Tuesday 28th April 2015

Phonics meeting             9.00am



Friday 1st May 2015

SRE meeting for Y5/6 parents 9.00am


Monday 4th May 2015

School closed May bank holiday


Wednesday 20th May 2015

Year 4 Show                    9.30am


Mon 25th May - Fri 29th May 

School Closed for half-term