Head of School- Cherry Orchard Primary School

Fossdene Primary School, London, SE7 7NQ

25 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    12 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



L14-L18 (Inner London)

Head of School- Cherry Orchard Primary School job summary

The Head of School, under the direction of the Executive Head Teacher, will take a major role in:

- Leadership strategies that are effective in the progress and achievement of all pupils

- Establishing policies for achieving these aims and objectives

- Managing staff and resources to that end

- Monitoring progress towards the achievement of the school’s development plan

You will have to have:

  • Successful leadership and management experience in a school
  • Teaching experience across at least two key stages
  • Involvement in school self-evaluation and development planning
  • Demonstrable experience of successful line management and staff development

Cherry Orchard is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people. The successful candidate must demonstrate that they are fully committed to our safeguarding policies and procedures.

Pre-employment checks and references will be sought and the successful candidate will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

Please complete the RBG application form.

Application deadline: Monday 12th September 2022 at 12pm (noon)
Shortlisting: E.O.D. Monday 12th September 2022
Interviews week beginning 19th September 2022 (days and timings to be confirmed)

Download an application form - 292 KB

Supporting documents

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

About Fossdene 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

Head of School role at Cherry Orchard Primary School. A 1FE inclusive, community primary school in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, federated with Fossdene Primary School.

Arranging a visit to Fossdene Primary School

Visits welcome week beginning 5th September: please contact mwilliams@cherryorchard.greenwich.sch.uk

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