Associate Headteacher

Southwold Primary School, Hackney, E5 9NL

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 April 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type




Associate Headteacher job summary

Southwold Primary School (part of Viridis Schools) is seeking an Associate Headteacher who is ambitious for children, a skilled leader, and an excellent communicator to take the school to the next stage of the journey of excellence.


We want to hear from you if you are:

- 'Hands on' and committed to improving outcomes for children.
- Able to effectively deal with a diverse range of stakeholders and needs.
- A team builder and confident communicator.
- Aspirational and able to instil ambition for children in others.
- Systematic and able to hold others to account.
- Proactive rather than reactive with the ability to work to a longer-term strategic view.
- Knowledgeable about effective teaching which inspires confidence and respect in those around them, with evidence of impact in previous roles.


To find out more, please download all the supporting documents:

- Advert
- Information Pack

Additional allowances

Up to £76,777 with the possibility of an additional enhancement dependent on experience

Applying for the job

To apply, you must:

- Email your completed application form to:


- Post your completed application form to: Ms Rachel Davie, HT Recruitment, c/o Southwold Primary School, Detmold Road, London E5 9NL

Download an application form - 446 KB

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Southwold Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
390 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
0208 806 5201

Southold Primary School is part of Viridis Schools; a successful partnership of Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden Primary Schools, situated in Hackney, East London with convenient transport links to the city and wider London. In 2019 Southwold received an ‘outstanding’ Ofsted report and attainment at Key Stage 2 is consistently above national averages. It is a happy school serving 376 pupils with a strong reputation amongst the local community.

We provide a broad-ranging curriculum, whilst ensuring that children learn to speak, read, write and count at a level which will give every chance of success. Despite their challenging contexts, our school has established a highly collaborative and successful way of working supported by continual self-evaluation and improvement. We are committed to ensuring that all children get the best possible primary education.

Arranging a visit to Southwold Primary School

Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged. To arrange a visit, please contact Ms Rachel Davie via:

- Email -


- Telephone 0208 806 5201

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