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  • Start date details

    Required from September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 May 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    2 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

£56,100 to £61,004 per annum (Salary Range L1 -L5)

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an incredibly exciting time for Southmead Primary School! While there are changes in leadership, curricula and learning environments, our values remain strong and it is a nurturing and vibrant place to learn.

Our highly-skilled and dedicated staff team is committed to providing all pupils with the highest quality of education and ensuring that they achieve their full potential. Our children are also aspirational for themselves and they love learning. Their unique talents and abilities are celebrated and developed so that pupils are proud of their progress and achievements.

We are a hard-working, ambitious staff team with a high morale. We prioritise CPD and peer-learning opportunities and we are an outward-facing, innovative school.

If you have a true passion for teaching, learning and school leadership then we are the school for you. We are a culturally diverse school and welcome applications from all. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people and all our staff share this vital commitment.

We are looking for someone who:

  • has the ability to inspire, challenge, motivate and empower colleagues within our shared vision.
  • is an organised, experienced, enthusiastic and highly effective teacher.
  • Is committed to developing their leadership skills.
  • has strong communication skills.
  • drives high standards of pupil achievement and behaviour.
  • is committed to safeguarding all our children and their emotional well-being.

What the school offers its staff

In return we will offer you:

  • The opportunity to learn more about school leadership from experienced leaders.
  • Engaged children who love learning and are proud of their school.
  • A welcoming, caring and dedicated staff who are committed to the best outcomes for our pupils.
  • Excellent opportunities for continued professional development.
  • A strong, ambitious and supportive leadership team.
  • A nurturing, inclusive culture and ethos that values all members of the school community.

Please make an appointment to come and visit our school and see for yourself.

Further details about the role

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below or from the Wandsworth Council website https://jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk/

Alternatively, for an application pack or to arrange a visit to the school please contact Eleanor Arnold on 0208 788 8901 or via email eleanor.arnold@southmead.wandsworth.sch.uk

Completed application should be returned to the school by email: eleanor.arnold@southmead.wandsworth.sch.uk

Closing date: 19 May 2024 (at 5pm)

Shortlisting: 20 May 2024

Interviews: 22 May 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

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

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check and an on-line search check.

CVs are not accepted.

This job post has expired.

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About Southmead Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
335 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Southmead Primary School is a thriving and vibrant place of learning, where we value and harness everyone’s contribution in our pursuit of excellence in all aspects of our work. You will be joining an ambitious, dedicated and happy team.

Arranging a visit to Southmead Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email eleanor.arnold@southmead.wandsworth.sch.uk.

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