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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

To be announced

What skills and experience we're looking for

Knowledge and experience

QTS and experience as an effective Headteacher.

In depth understanding of Ofsted, SIAMs curriculum etc.

Can demonstrate a good grasp of financial planning in the short, medium and long term.

Experience of managing a team of staff within a unionised setting.

Experience of building strong relationships with parents.

Experience of building effective working relationships with school governors, outside agencies and key stakeholders.


Demonstrable understanding of the LDBS and church schools.

Understanding of the STPCD and other terms and conditions of employment.

Understanding of relevant legislation in relation to safeguarding.

Commitment and personal attributes

A commitment to providing a high standard of education within a Church of England setting.

Excellent communicator.

A commitment to promoting racial justice and ensuring that the school pays the London Living wage in line with the Church of England pledge that all CofE schools would do so.

Resilience to maintain high standard when under pressure.

The ability to be well organised and adaptable to unforeseen change.

The ability to ask for guidance and to recognise own CPD.

The ability to define appropriate professional boundaries and to operate at a strategic level.

What the school offers its staff

The Governors of St Paul's Primary, Hammersmith are seeking to form a partnership with another school and share an Executive Headteacher from September 2023. We would love to hear from you if you are a current Headteacher looking to explore such an arrangement,or if you are a current Executive Headteacher and would like to expand your number of schools.

This is a new role and is therefore an opportunity for an individual who is keen to embrace the challenge of shaping the future direction of our school. It is a strategic post; the successful candidate needs to have strong senior leadership experience with the skills and attributes to be innovative and creative, in order to develop robust systems and structures that deliver a high-quality educational experience for all of the children in our school.

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About St Paul's CofE Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
192 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

St Paul's is a one-form entry primary with strong relational links to St Paul's Church Hammersmith. Our school is located 5 minutes' walk from Hammersmith station, benefitting from both the tranquillity of the Thames and the buzz of central London.

We are proud of our school's reputation for inclusivity and kindness. Our Christian ethos and values are fundamental, informing everything from our relationships to the curriculum.

We are looking for an exceptional leader ready to take the next step in their career, someone who shares our values and our ambitions for our pupils and the wider community.

You will be a skilled communicator, able to form effective relationships with both internal and external stakeholders and to make the most of the opportunities offered by such a partnership.

Arranging a visit to St Paul's CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@stpaulsce.lbhf.sch.uk.

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