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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    16 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 February 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Salary L15 to L21 £70,934 - £80,862 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Head of School

Required for September 2023

Salary L15 to L21 £70,934 - £80,862 per annum, with Teachers Pension Scheme

Islington, London

We are ambitious, have high expectations and a genuine passion for education and we have the rare opportunity for an experienced Assistant or Deputy Head to step up to the Head of School role and grasp the opportunities Rotherfield offers.

In this role you will be supported by an experienced Executive Headteacher, and an experienced peer Head of School, at our sister school.

We are seeking a person who:

  • Will be inspirational and fearless in driving change;
  • Will set high standards, and hold staff and pupils to those standards;
  • Will be highly organised, and systematic in their ways of working;
  • Will further improve outcomes for pupils and maintain a rich curriculum;
  • Has high levels of emotional intelligence, and can manage relationships with others well.

In return we can offer you:

  • A stable Federation leadership team, who work hard, are committed, and have fun together;
  • Working within a community school, with diversity at its heart, and a commitment to a full rich curriculum;
  • A beautiful, newly refurbished school building;
  • Working with a team of 8 staff across the Federation, including subject specialists in computing, Spanish, PE and Music;
  • Access to high quality CPD through our local authority and our Futurezone Partnership;
  • A Governing Board supportive of staff wellbeing.

Visits and application

Visits to the school are an expectation for a role at this level and our Executive Head, Abi, is happy to talk to any candidates about the role - please contact the school to arrange that.

  • Apply online at www.islington.gov.uk/jobs
  • Closing date for applications: midnight, 16 April 2023
  • Shortlisting: 18 April 2023
  • Selection process: 3 and 4 May 2023


What the school offers its staff

  • A stable Federation leadership team, who work hard, are committed, and have fun together;
  • Working within a community school, with diversity at its heart, and a commitment to a full rich curriculum;
  • A beautiful, newly refurbished school building;
  • Working with a team of 8 staff across the Federation, including subject specialists in computing, Spanish, PE and Music;
  • Access to high quality CPD through our local authority and our Futurezone Partnership;
  • A Governing Board supportive of staff wellbeing.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Rotherfield Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
335 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
020 7226 6620

At Rotherfield we need staff who will thrive on a challenge, enjoy working as a team and who will not be scared of trying new ways of doing things. To be successful here you will need to be passionate about improving the life chances of pupils and their families. For our children, an excellent education will make a defining difference in their lives- and it essential that we recruit staff who share our commitment.

Arranging a visit to Rotherfield Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email krasi.toneva@islington.gov.uk.

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