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  • Start date details

    Required for September 2024

  • Closing date

    27 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

£73,933 - £84,256 (Group 2 – L14 -L20)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking someone with the experience and enthusiasm to lead Falconbrook into the future. The right candidate, who brings ambition and commitment to the role, will find this an incredible school to lead.

The right leader will have:

  • A proven and successful experience in school leadership and management;
  • The ability to inspire and motivate and to promote a culture that ensures a continuous focus on raising pupils’ achievement;
  • A proven track record of leading school improvement and raising standards;
  • Excellent relationship-building and communication skills;
  • The strategic vision and skillset to maintain and further develop partnerships between children, parents, governors and the wider community.

What the school offers its staff

Falconbrook is a one form entry community primary school situated within the Winstanley Estate Battersea, Wandsworth.

School Offer:

  • We are a happy and caring school with a strong sense of inclusion;
  • We celebrate our diversity and commitment to the whole school community;
  • The staff team are dedicated and committed to providing our pupils with the best educational opportunities possible;
  • We are an aspirational school and have high expectations for both the education and behaviour of all our pupils. We strive for excellence for all members of our school community;
  • Our successes are underpinned by strong relationships and mutual respect. Our pupils are motivated and enthusiastic learners;
  • Our most recent Ofsted report in February 2020 rated the school as Outstanding in Behaviour and Attitudes, Personal Development, and Leadership and Management

Further details about the role

Visits to the school are essential. Please contact kate.anthony@falconbrook.net (by email) or 0207 288 7706 (by phone) to arrange a suitable time.

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below or from the Wandsworth Council website https://jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk/

Alternatively, please contact Lesley Lynch Senior HR Officer, on 020 8871 8273 or email: csschools@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk to receive an application pack or with enquiries regarding the application process.

Completed application should be returned to the school by email: csschools@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk.

Closing date: Tuesday 27 February 2024 (at midnight)

Shortlisting: Friday 01 March 2024

Successful applicants will be invited to an interview and assessment day on Wednesday 13 March 2024.

Please call 020 8871 8270 or email csschools@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk and confirm the receipt of your application.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and the following safeguarding documents.

CVs are not accepted.

Falconbrook’s Safeguarding Principles


Falconbrook’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy


Falconbrook’s Whistleblowing Policy


DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education


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About Falconbrook Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
212 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
0207 288 7706

Primary School

Arranging a visit to Falconbrook Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kate.anthony@falconbrook.net.

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