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  • Start date details

    Start Date: September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week

Contract type


Pay scale

£65,007 - £70,807 per annum (Leadership Scale L8-12)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors and Headteacher are seeking to appoint a passionate and inspirational professional with the vision, skills and ability to take a strategic role in the leadership and management of the school in partnership with the Deputy Headteacher and Headteacher.

Applications are invited from experienced Early Years teachers with proven curriculum leadership, management skills and experience of children with special educational needs, through teaching and/or leadership.

You must also be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent classroom practice across the Early Years and Key Stage 1
  • Ability to lead, manage, motivate and inspire staff
  • Able to develop outstanding practice in all colleagues
  • High expectations of pupil attainment, behaviour and respect for others
  • A commitment to develop the potential of children of all abilities
  • Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm to develop own professional development
  • Share our commitment and ambition for sustained school improvement
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Inspirational thinker for a creative and exciting curriculum that inspires and motivates children
  • Able to instigate change which has impacted on raising standards and school improvement
  • Knowledgeable and up to date with current educational practice.

What the school offers its staff

Sellincourt Primary is a large multi-cultural primary school in Tooting Broadway, Wandsworth, London. We have a thriving Early Years department with a Nursery and two Reception Classes. We are a welcoming and inclusive school and also have a Hearing Impaired Unit, the Willow Centre, on site. The school is innovative and forward thinking in its approach to the curriculum with an ethos for encouraging and nurturing children’s curiosity, enthusiasm and independence for learning, whilst supporting children to achieve their best.

We can offer you:

  • Friendly, caring and well-motivated children who are proud of their school. •A strong team of supportive, friendly and dynamic staff and governors •A commitment to your professional development. •A strong ethos of inclusion and equality.

Visits to Sellincourt Primary are welcomed and encourage for anyone considering applying for this post. To arrange a visit please contact


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/

For any further details, please contact Rahat Nazam-Ud-Din by phone on

020 8672 6796 option 0 or by email rahat@sellincourt.wandsworth.sch.uk

Completed application should be returned to the school by email - rahat@sellincourt.wandsworth.sch.uk

Closing Date: 18 April 2024 (at noon)

Interviews and selection tasks: will be held 25 April 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 a DBS check.

CVs are not accepted.

This job post has expired.

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About Sellincourt Primary School

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

“Sellincourt Primary School is an extremely happy and harmonious place, where pupils are safe and enjoy coming to school.”

”Staff feel very well supported and highlight the strong community that leaders have created.” Good Ofsted – February 2023.

Arranging a visit to Sellincourt Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email rahat@sellincourt.wandsworth.sch.uk.

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