Prendergast Vale School, London, SE13 7BN

2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    26 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L29 – L35 (91,953 - £104,211 per annum)

Headteacher job summary

Would you like to lead a small school in a big community? At Prendergast Vale School we believe all our pupils can achieve success in life by working hard and being kind.

The Governing Board of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools is seeking to appoint an experienced school leader to the post of Headteacher from January 2023. The post holder will have the ambition, values and vision to lead the school on the next stage of its journey to educational excellence. This is an exceptional opportunity for leadership within the supportive context of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools. As Headteacher you will have autonomy in all aspects of the leadership and management of Prendergast Vale School within the overall policies and structures of the Federation.

We are looking for an experienced school leader with an open, transparent and collaborative style who has the skills, drive and ambition to build upon the achievements to date and to further develop teaching and learning and the wide range of educational and co-curricular opportunities that our students enjoy.

Prendergast Vale School is an all-through school for 3 to 16 year olds in the heart of Lewisham. It has 814 students on roll and is part of The Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools. Being part of a successful Federation of Schools, located in easy travelling distance of each other, enables the schools to support each other and share best practice and resources. The new Headteacher will be part of the Federation’s Executive team and will benefit from the support and collegiality of the team.

Interviews: Thursday 29 and Friday 30 September 2022

Please note CVs are not accepted.

The Leathersellers’ Federation of schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.

Applying for the job

Please apply online via the school's website

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About Prendergast Vale School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 16
School size
812 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16
Contact phone number
020 8690 3710

A Foundation school which is part of the Leathersellers' Federation of Schools

Arranging a visit to Prendergast Vale School

Visits are warmly welcomed and will include an informal meeting with Ms Paula Ledger, Executive Headteacher. To arrange a visit or if you have any queries, please contact Sandra Isaac, Executive P.A. on 020 8690 3710, ext. 3007 or email s.isaac@leathersellers-federation.com.

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