This job expired on 28 June 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    28 June 2021 at 10:00am

  • Date listed

    16 June 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Contract type
Inner London Leadership Scale 5 – 9 (£54,552 - £59,380

Job summary

 Are you ready for a new challenge? Do you have the drive and ambition to help move the school forward?  

Cobourg Primary School is looking to appoint two aspirational and exceptional leaders to the posts of Assistant Headteacher - one to lead on Maths + T & L, one to lead on English + T & L. Both posts are full time positions with a regular teaching commitment of approximately 0.5 in a Y5 class.  The AHTs will lead on the teaching and learning across the school to take us to the next chapter of our journey to a good school.
 This is an exciting opportunity for experienced and talented teachers committed to the challenge of making a difference to our pupils and community, to showcase their skills. If you can engage and inspire pupils, set high expectations and have the ability and commitment to take a leading role in raising standards, then we urge you to apply right now!                                           
We offer: 

  • Curious and resilient children with great enthusiasm for learning

  •  A dedicated and supportive staff team

  •  A vibrant, inclusive school community

  •  Excellent opportunities for professional development                                                                               

 Our ideal candidates will:                                                                                                                                                   

  • Have high expectations of themselves and others and have a proven record of raising attainment 

  • Be outstanding classroom practitioners with an eye for detail

  • Have excellent leadership, management, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Have in-depth knowledge of current initiatives within the primary sector and demonstrate a clear vision of excellence in primary education

  • Be highly organised, motivational and flexible with the ability to lead, inspire, and challenge children and colleagues                                                                                                                         

Visits to the school are welcome and highly recommended.
Please contact the school office on:
020 7703 2583 to arrange.

Please apply using the Teacher Vacancies online application form below. If you have any queries or difficulties applying, please email the School Business Manager for another application form:                                                                                                             

Closing date for applications: 10:00 on Monday 28th June. Shortlisting: Tuesday 29th June.
 Interviews: Commencing Friday 2nd July.
 Please note: Cobourg Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check. 

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
288 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number

About Cobourg Primary School

 Cobourg Primary is a large multicultural inner-city school with a friendly supportive team, whose diversity is an asset. Situated in a fantastic location in Burgess Park (the largest park in Southwark) on the edge of Zone 1 and within easy striking distance of Central London’s museums and galleries.

Arranging a visit to Cobourg Primary School

School visits are welcome and highly recommended. Please phone the school office on 020 7703 2583 to arrange.

School location

Cobourg Road, London, SE5 0JD

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