17 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher
  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

An exciting opportunity is being offered at Oliver Goldsmith for an Assistant Headteacher/SENCo to join our fantastic Leadership Team. This role requires someone who has experience in Leadership, Management and SEN, illustrating excellent inter-personal skills and is able to inspire children and employees in order to achieve the best outcomes for a rapidly improving school. Applicants who have previous experience as an Assistant Headteacher, SENCo or someone who has had significant positive experience as a Middle Leader, would be an ideal applicant for this post. The post will start from September 2024.

What we look for in our staff:

  • People who want to make a difference to the education of children
  • Forward thinking, ambitious and creative workers
  • Reflective practitioners, who can identify their strengths and how they can improve their own performance
  • Positive people who are solutions focussed, rise to the challenges and share successes
  • Employees who go the extra mile to make a difference to the well-being of children and their families

What the school offers its staff

What we offer our staff:

  • Children who are keen to learn and want to do their best
  • A working environment that puts children at the heart of its decision making
  • Supportive colleagues who will work alongside you in order to achieve your best
  • Excellent CPD opportunities and career progression
  • A forward thinking senior leadership team to guide mentor and coach staff at all levels
  • A commitment to maintaining high quality manageable working conditions

Further details about the role

Please email your completed application to: finance@olivergoldsmith.southwark.sch.uk

Incomplete applications will not be considered for this role.

Closing date: Wednesday 5th June 2024 at Noon.

Interview date: Week beginning 10th June 2024

As part of Southwark's commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, all employees employed within schools are required to undergo an enhanced Medical, DBS and Barring check. Further details can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Services website https://gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to finance@olivergoldsmith.southwark.sch.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Oliver Goldsmith Primary School

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

School location

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