Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£88,890 and £101,349

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who is:

  • passionate, driven and forward-thinking
  • committed to leading a school with a rich and engaging curriculum
  • going to relish leading an inclusive and diverse community
  • calm, resilient, adaptive and is empathetic in their approach

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • an engaged and thriving community
  • happy and motivated children
  • a friendly and inclusive working environment
  • high academic standards
  • a school building that has recently benefitted from a purpose-built extension toaccommodate the higher number of children attending
  • a highly respected SEN and Safeguarding reputation
  • a well-managed budget with stable finances

Further details about the role

Due to the retirement of our Head teacher, Gearies Primary School is advertising for a new Head teacher to lead and inspire our forward-thinking globally aware school and build upon established strong foundations that allow our pupils, staff and community to thrive.

At Gearies, we promote an ethos that encourages children to be resilient. We strive for educational excellence to ensure our children are equipped with the skills to become lifelong learners, to begin their journey beyond Gearies and to shape the society we live in.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and dates for these are on the Application Pack. Please email the school to book -

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding. This post will require an enhanced DBS check, however, disclosure of convictions, either by the applicant or as a result of the DBS check, will not necessarily exclude an individual from employment. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. We work within all relevant legislation, recommendations and guidance and carry out a number of checks before, during and following the interview stage. This will include carrying out an online search and references will be taken up prior to interview.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to

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

About Gearies Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
897 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Gearies Primary is a culturally diverse 4 form entry maintained school based in the London Borough of Redbridge, teaching children from nursery to Year 6.

Arranging a visit to Gearies Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email

School location

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