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Deputy Headteacher

Vacancy Summary
Sanders School
Leadership – L18 to L22
Sanders School
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Full Time hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
11/03/2021 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Sanders School

Suttons Lane, Hornchurch, RM12 6RT

Tel: 01708 443068

Email: enquiries@sandersschool.org.uk

Website: www.sandersschool.org.uk

Twitter: @SchoolSanders

Headteacher: Mr Stuart Brooks BSc (Hons)


To be the best we can be, by being true to our values


Deputy Headteacher

Hours: Full time

Grade: Leadership – L18 to L22

Contract: Permanent position


Sanders School is a hardworking school which is driven to support all of our students and ensure that the whole child is developed through our approach. I have proudly been Head at Sanders since September 2018 during which time we have made considerable progress on many fronts. I consider the appointment of a new Deputy very important in our continual push for excellence in all matters at Sanders. This exceptional opportunity provides an opportunity for an aspiring Deputy Headteacher to join our leadership team. It will offer the successful applicant opportunities to shape a successful, growing school. We are looking for an exceptionally inspiring, extremely motivated, hardworking leader with a fine track record of developing others as well as themselves and who is still an excellent teacher themselves. We want someone who is caring, forward thinking and able to work with everyone in a community that is hardworking, totally committed and loyal. We would welcome candidates with all school backgrounds and areas of specialisms.

At Sanders School, we have a passionately holistic approach to providing the children we serve the best possible education to give them what they need for successful and happy futures. We are committed to providing an excellent education that develops ambition, raises expectations and delivers excellent results. Our students are helped to become the best versions of themselves as people who know they must work hard and who have responsibilities. At Sanders we value academic success however believe that it must be matched by the development of character and conscience through our wider curriculum drive. We also believe that a happy child is a child who is better equipped to study and fulfil their potential. Every staff member is driven by the belief that every student is capable of achieving great things and that through our belief in them. We also understand the importance of working with home in partnership illustrating

Our students are amazing and have a real thirst to grow, develop and be challenged. We provide many opportunities for them to use their voice and also represent Sanders; for example, classroom ambassadors, Student prefects and Senior Leadership team, our PE leaders who help organise and run local primary schools sports day and host a big Primary Olympics on site, on the sports field, the stage in the school play or in the many opportunities to play music. We have a balanced CPD Programme and values staff well-being.

If you were to ask a parent why they chose Sanders for their child, they would tell you how the focus here is on the development of the whole child. Sanders strives for academic success as well as offer a range of opportunities beyond the classroom and throughout providing excellent pastoral care. We understand the importance and role that a school plays within the local community. Our students play an increasing role looking to give back positively to Hornchurch and Havering. This has included delivering mince pies at Christmas to our neighbours, raising money for the local food bank.

We have very strong relationships with parents and carers, who play an active role in the school's vision and values. We genuinely believe in the importance of working in partnership with our staff, parents/carers, students and all stakeholders as we know this approach is vital as we all work together to support the progress of every child.


Please apply online. Alternatively visit the Schools website https://www.sandersschool.org.uk/about-us/vacancies to download an application form and send your application to jobapplications@sfaet.co.uk.

Closing date: Thursday 11th March 2020 at 12pm.

Interviews will take place on: week commencing 15th March 2021.


We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community regardless of gender, gender identity, ethnic origin, disability, age or sexual orientation. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Sanders School is an equal opportunities employer.

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.

Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
How to apply

To apply, please visit https://ats-haveringschools.jobsgopublic.com and submit your application by clicking the 'Apply Online' link below. Alternatively you can apply by visiting the Schools website www.sandersschool.org.uk/about-sanders/vacancies and sending your application to jobapplications@sfaet.co.uk

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