Houndsfield Primary School, London, N9 7RE

11 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Required January 2023/April 2023

  • Application deadline

    13 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L19 - L25

Headteacher job summary

The successful candidate will have:

  • proven leadership and management skills with the ability to communicate the school’s vision to pupils, parents and staff
  • a passion to improve teaching and learning so all pupils are able to reach their full potential
  • the ability to adapt to an ever changing educational world
  • the skills to be an excellent communicator with parents, pupils, staff and the wider community
  • the ability to be a Leader of Learning who will promote a positive attitude in staff and pupils
  • the ability to embrace the Trust’s Vision and work alongside other Headteachers in the Trust to improve outcomes for all pupils across each of the academies

We can offer:

  • a supportive environment to develop and grow your skills, strengths and leadership
  • a strong Executive Board team who meet on a regular basis providing support to each school in the Trust
  • a committed experienced group of Local Governors, Members and Trustees
  • a welcoming, friendly, culturally diverse school with enthusiastic learners who enjoy learning and work hard
  • the opportunity to innovate and be forward thinking
  • a commitment to continuous improvement and professional development

We recognise that Houndsfield has some challenges to address so we need a Headteacher who has presence and the experience to oversee the continued development of our curriculum, raise levels of academic standards and continue to work with all stakeholders to improve outcomes for all pupils.

Using the application form

When applying please take account of the following:
- Supporting Information:
The supporting information section of your application should clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements we have outlined in the person specification. The information supplied will be used to shortlist applicants for this role.

- References:
When completing your application, please provide 2 employment references.

Applicants should apply through the Enfield Jobs website. Click on the green button that will direct you to the application page.

CVs will not be accepted.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Houndsfield Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
518 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Houndsfield provides a harmonious, happy learning environment where pupils feel valued and listened to. We provide a secure but exciting atmosphere to support pupils to gain a joy of learning and ‘REACH for success’. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive school where the promotion of equal opportunities underpins our practices. We want to appoint an experienced dynamic, inspirational and visionary Headteacher who will embrace our values and continue to build on the school’s strengths. The pupils need a leader who will ensure the school moves forward and achieves a good or higher rating at their next Ofsted inspection.

Arranging a visit to Houndsfield Primary School

To arrange a visit and experience our unique school for yourself please contact Wendy Ochs, Our Chief Financial Officer on 020 8804 3302 or email: wendyochs@attigoacademytrust.co.uk to make an appointment.

If you would like to talk to our CEO about the post, then please send Wendy Ochs an email.

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