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Deputy Head (Academic) – Latymer Upper School

Hammersmith, London


An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, innovative and forward-thinking educationalist to join Latymer Upper's Senior Leadership Team as Deputy Head (Academic).

Start date – September 2019

Established on its current site in Hammersmith in 1895, the Latymer Upper School of today consists of a vibrant, fully co-educational pupil body of approximately 1,220 girls and boys from all over West London and beyond. The School admits entrants from both the state and independent sector and has one of the most ambitious bursary programmes in the country, delivered through The Latymer Foundation, which underpins the whole ethos of the School.

The successful candidate will participate in all aspects of school leadership and will play a key role in further improving academic provision, shaping future strategy and developing middle leadership throughout the School.

This is a broad role and the successful candidate will need to demonstrate a proven record of accomplishment in strategic leadership at a senior level. You will be a highly diplomatic individual and an exceptional communicator, capable of delivering results through outstanding leadership and teamwork.

Further information on the School can be found at

Interested candidates are invited to contact RSAcademics Ltd to arrange a confidential discussion with the consultant handling this appointment:

Caroline Stephens: or 07885 561980

Candidates should complete the RSAcademics application form electronically. Please also submit a covering letter in support of your application form, which should be addressed to the Head, Mr David Goodhew.

Please email your completed application form and letter, both as PDF files please, to our Project Coordinator, Jonathan Barnes, at:

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 30th January 2019, 10.00am

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory references.

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Key Dates

  • Closing date for applications 30 January 2019 10am
  • First round interviews 08 February 2019
  • Final round interviews 13 February 2019