This job expired on 24 January 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    24 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Key stages
Early years, KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
£62,926 - £72,383 (Outer London)

Job summary

Cavendish Primary School is a special place - a village school in the heart of West London.

Cavendish is an already successful school that has the potential to achieve even more in the years to come, building on the exceptional opportunities afforded by its incredible location, distinctive character, outstanding staff, richly diverse student body, and close-knit local community. As we navigate this journey, this is a unique chance to shape the destiny of a true community school and make a mark at a time of exciting possibility.

The Governing Board wishes to appoint a proactive and visionary Headteacher who will enable the school to fulfil its enormous potential to be a truly outstanding place to learn and work.

The role requires:

• A commitment to the values and ethos of the school
• Outstanding people skills and emotional intelligence
• A drive to aim for continuous improvement, taking all stakeholders with you
• A commitment to fostering effective partnerships with the wider education community and organisations
• A deep understanding of pedagogy and the range of ways that children learn

If you are passionate about education and are seeking an exciting career opportunity, the Governing Board of Cavendish Primary School would welcome your application.

Closing date for the receipt of applications: Monday 24th January 2022 at 5.00pm
Interviews are scheduled for the week commencing 7th February 2022

Cavendish Primary School is committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all children. The school stipulates that all staff and volunteers working with our children must share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
193 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact email
Contact phone number

About Cavendish Primary School

Cavendish is a thriving and successful school that has the
potential to achieve so much more. It combines all the attributes
required for excellence with some distinctive characteristics
which make the school unique and very special. Furthermore,
the present moment is the perfect time to lead this exceptional
school through a period of rare opportunity to implement an
ambitious vision.

The school was rated Good in its last Ofsted inspection.
It was ranked within the top 3% nationally in the last Key
Stage 2 SATS results in 2019. Many of our pupils go on to
exceptional achievement at secondary level and beyond.
Our student community is vibrant, energetic and dynamic.
Our children are sparky and interesting. Our staff are hugely
talented and committed. Our PTA is enthusiastic, engaged
and creative, and raises substantial funds for the school. Our
Governing Board is active and supportive and brings a strong
range of skills and experience.

We are a one form entry primary school within a major city. We
offer an integrated school nursery. We provide a comprehensive
wraparound before- and after-care service and offer a wide
range of after school clubs and activities. We host the successful
and highly-regarded Riverside Community Nursery within our
school premises. We maintain a close relationship and have
integrated some services with our neighbouring secondary
school - Chiswick School, which is directly across the
road and was recently shortlisted as a national finalist for
2021 Secondary School of The Year in the prestigious TES
Schools Awards.

Arranging a visit to Cavendish Primary School

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School location

Edensor Road, London, W4 2RG

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