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  • Start date details

    September 2023 or January 2024

  • Closing date

    27 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Term-Time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Applicants will undergo interviews on a rolling basis upon submission of their applications.

The role

This is an exciting opportunity for a senior leader to maintain the inspirational and ambitious aims at East Lane Primary School. The Governors wish to appoint an exceptional Assistant Headteacher who is an outstanding classroom practitioner and has an excellent track record of improving academic standards, pupil outcomes and leading staff to achieve excellence. The successful candidate should be able to make significant contributions to East Lane Primary School outcomes. The applicant will be strategic, flexible and have the capacity to grow the school modelled on the systems and strategies that are embedded in the secondary school. The candidate will be fully supported to undertake a range of roles at this senior leadership level. We are looking for a highly skilled teacher and able leader who will be committed to our ethos and values. The successful candidate must be open to doing things differently and believe in the unique way in which East Lane Primary School and our Trust work

AboutEast Lane Primary School

East Lane Primary School was opened in April 2017 and in November 2019 was judged ‘Outstanding’ in every category by Ofsted in its first full inspection (Please clickherefor the full report). It is housed in a new and purpose-built £14 million building with exceptional resources and is located adjacent to Wembley High. This provides our children with an ‘all-through’ experience of outstanding schools. East Lane Primary School is a 3 form entry school with pupils from Reception to Year 6. Our results to date for Early Year, Phonics, KS1 and KS2 have been amongst the highest in Brent and significantly about the national averages and we are looking to continue our success as the school moves forward.

What the school offers its staff

As a Trust, our single biggest and most important commitment is to our staff; your development as an exceptional teacher and leader is our priority. As a Teaching School Hub, we are responsible for leading and quality assuring the provision for the development of teachers at all stages of their careers across Brent, Barnet and Enfield. The new frameworks for ITT, Early Careers Framework (ECF), Specialist NPQs and Leadership NPQs provide a world class training offer for teachers. These innovative and national qualifications are being delivered through our partnership with Ambition Institute. As a member of staff at WMAT, you will have unique opportunities to develop and make your contribution to the Teaching School Hub. You will have the opportunity to be trained and to lead training across a range of nationally recognised qualifications as you progress through your career. You will be able to access excellent training no matter what stage of your teaching career you are at. We will support you from Initial Teacher Training to Executive Headteacher NPQs and you will be in the unique position of working in one of the 87 Teaching School Hubs. We will provide you with an incredible opportunity to learn from the best and develop to be the best practitioner you can be.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About East Lane Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
631 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
0208 289 4600

Arranging a visit to East Lane Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ssiddiqui@elps.co.uk.

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