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  • Start date details

    1st January 2025 or earlier subject to satisfactory references and DBS

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership 11 to 18

What skills and experience we're looking for

You should:

  • Affirm and develop the inclusive Christian distinctiveness of the school.
  • Be an excellent practitioner with high expectations for attainment and behaviour for all pupils.
  • Have extensive experience of managing staff well, adopting a collaborative approach, offering inspiration, support, motivation and challenge.
  • Proactively promote the principles of Inclusion and Safeguarding to ensure that these are delivered effectively.
  • Be innovative in the use of technology across different aspects of school life.
  • Work closely with the wider local community through our links with churches, our PTFA and local community groups.

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • An opportunity to work with a dedicated team of parents, staff and governors.
  • Motivated, engaged and enthusiastic children who are excited about learning.
  • A positive, attractive and friendly working environment with a supportive Governing Body.
  • A friendly one form entry school at the heart of the local community.
  • A school committed to inclusivity, valuing diversity in school life and society.
  • An opportunity to be part of and contribute to a growing multi-academy trust.

Further details about the role


Application Form

Applications must be submitted using our form which can be downloaded from the school’s website at https://emmanuelcommunityschool.co.uk/vacancies/

This includes a section on faith commitment and requires candidates to give the name of a referee to support their Church affiliation.

To book an appointment to visit the school in Walthamstow, please contact the School Office by email at: admin@emmanuelcommunityschool.co.uk or by telephone at: 020 8520 0775 .

Completed applications should be sent by email with ‘Headteacher Application’ in the subject line toadmin@emmanuelcommunityschool.co.uk.

Closing date for applications isFriday 12th July 2024.

Shortlisting and interviews

Shortlisting will take place soon after the closing date after which all applicants will be contacted. Information about the interview days will be provided to shortlisted candidates.

References will be taken up upon shortlisting. Candidates who are currently Deputy or Assistant Head Teachers are expected to name their current Head Teacher as a reference, whereas current Head Teachers are requested to provide contact details for their Chair of Governors. Candidates must also provide the name of a referee who can support their Church affiliation.


The successful candidate may be appointed to the role from 1st January 2025 or earlier,subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS clearance.

This post carries a Genuine Occupational Requirement that the successful candidate has a personal commitment to the designation of the school as an adherent to the Evangelical Alliance and Assemblies of God statements of faith.

Commitment to safeguarding

Emmanuel Community School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, as all new staff will be subject to DBS clearance, identity checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references and registration with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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About Emmanuel Community School

School type
Free School, Christian, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
159 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
020 8520 0775

Emmanuel Community School is situated in the heart of Walthamstow, we are a Christian school, seeking to serve our diverse and vibrant local area. We welcome children of all faiths and no faith to our caring and friendly school community.

Arranging a visit to Emmanuel Community School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@emmanuelcommunityschool.co.uk.

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