Emmanuel Community School, London, E17 3BN

This job expired on 16 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    25 April 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type



L8 - L21 Outer London (£53,499 - £61,666)

Headteacher job summary

The Emmanuel School Trust (TEST) is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic headteacher for its school in Walthamstow. Emmanuel Community School is a single form entry Christian school which serves our diverse and vibrant local area. The school welcomes children of all faiths and no faith to our caring and friendly school community. We always aim to learn together through our values of love, justice, courage, truthfulness and forgiveness.

As a Faith Designate free school, we have a strong commitment to the religious and pastoral development of all pupils and you will be required to build on the strong links with the community and the local churches. We have very high aspirations for our children and we are determined to offer them every opportunity to thrive and reach their full potential.

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.

We offer:

• An opportunity to work with a dedicated staff team.
• Motivated, engaged and enthusiastic children who are excited about learning.
• A positive, attractive and friendly working environment with a supportive Governing Body.
• An attractive 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.

Shortlisting will take place by Thursday 19th May 2022 after which all applicants will be contacted. Interviews will take place over two days on Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th May 2022 with shortlisted candidates asked to attend on both days. Information about the interview days will be provided to shortlisted candidates.

References will be taken up upon shortlisting. Candidates who are currently Deputy 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.

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Supporting documents

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About Emmanuel Community School

School type
Free School, Christian, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
174 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Contact 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.

Having opened as a new school in September 2012, we received our first ever Ofsted report in July 2014. The report acknowledged the school to be good with outstanding features. More recently, in December 2018, Ofsted visited us again, and found that our school continues to provide a good standard of education and that safeguarding is effective. We are excited about building on this strong foundation as we seek to move to outstanding in all areas.

Arranging a visit to Emmanuel Community School

To book an appointment to visit the school please contact the School Office Manager, Ms Davies-Clarke, by email at: admin@emmanuelcommunityschool.co.uk or by telephone at: 020 8520 0775 . Tours will be available on Monday 9th May 2022 and Tuesday 10th May 2022 (strictly by appointment).

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