Headteacher Edinburgh Primary School, London

Job description

Due to the retirement of our current Headteacher, the Governors seek to appoint an inspirational and committed leader who has strategic vision and is passionate about promoting the school’s already excellent standards of teaching and learning.

We are seeking a Headteacher who:
• Is able to communicate and drive a clear strategic vision for the school to enhance its current effectiveness
• Is dedicated to delivering a rich, broad and balanced curriculum
• Is capable of setting high expectations for all learners
• Strives to raise standards through exceptional leadership and management
• Works collaboratively, inspiring all members of the school community
• Is visible and accessible, and able to engage positively with our diverse parent community
• Has a firm commitment to pupil well-being and resilience
• Who will continue the school’s long tradition of inclusivity and local community engagement

Essential educational requirements

Completed NPQH (except substantive Headteachers in post before April 2009)

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Proven successful leadership at senior level in a primary school as a Headteacher, Deputy Head or Assistant Head

Employee benefits

In return we will offer the successful candidate:

• Happy, confident and enthusiastic children who enjoy school
• A cohesive team of dedicated and hardworking staff who are fully committed to the school and its pupils and keen to continue to drive the school on an upward trajectory
• A well established and highly skilled senior leadership team ready to work with you to achieve the best possible outcomes for pupils
• A fully supportive, motivated and skilled governing body who will work effectively in partnership with you
• A commitment to supporting children with SEND
• A well-resourced, well-maintained school with a sound budget
• Strong links to local schools

About Edinburgh Primary School

We are a vibrant three-form entry Primary School. We are culturally and socially diverse and have a strong inclusive ethos. We were recently rated Good across all areas by Ofsted (October 2018) and are looking build upon our success – we would love you to join us on this exciting journey. We warmly welcome visits to the school. Please call us to arrange a time: Tel: 020 85096180

Queen's Road, London, E17 8QR
LA Maintained School
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