Headteacher St Paul's Church of England Primary School, London

Job description

HEADTEACHER
St Paul’s C of E Primary School
Penrose Street, Walworth, London, SE17 3DT
Leadership L16 (£67,293) to L22 (£76,618)*
*salary negotiable for experienced Headteacher
NOR: 230 FTE, including Nursery
Start Date: September 2020 or earlier if possible

We are looking for a dynamic and inspirational Headteacher to join and lead our warm, open, ambitious school in Sept 2020 (or earlier if possible).

We are part of a richly diverse and integrated community and are committed to the Church of England’s mission to serve the whole population.

Christian values are at the heart of all aspects of our school life and thus we are a school where every child and every adult is valued and included.

In providing a safe, happy and orderly environment, and with high expectations we seek to inspire a love of learning through a broad and balanced curriculum, encouraging every child to use their God given talents.

We are an Academy within the Southwark Diocesan Board of Education Multi-Academy Trust.

You will:
• Believe in the mission and ethos of our School and of the Multi-Academy Trust;
• Be a strategic leader with a proven track record of school improvement, including advancing the quality of teaching and learning;
• Be passionate and relentless in improving educational standards, providing high quality leadership, management and inspiration, driving forward change to shape the future direction of the School;
• Be able to develop effective partnerships with staff, governors, parents, the parish, the local authority and its safeguarding teams, and the wider community;
• Be able and ready to work in collaboration with other schools within the Multi-Academy Trust.

We can offer you:
• Amazing well behaved children with positive attitudes to learning and pride in their school;
• Hardworking, caring, dedicated and friendly staff and active parents;
• Governors and Trustees committed to support and improvement;
• Happy and caring working environments;
• Strong partnerships with our family of Academies;
• Excellent professional development and career opportunities;
• An attractive salary and benefits package.

An application pack be downloaded from our website www.sdbemat.org or obtained by emailing: thomas.scrace@southwark.anglican.org. Completed application forms should be returned by email, post or by hand to Thomas Scrace, HR Business Partner, SDBE Multi-Academy Trust, 48 Union Street, London, SE1 1TD.

Visits to the school are encouraged and are scheduled to take place on Thursday 16th and Friday 17th January 2020. Please email thomas.scrace@southwark.anglican.org to book an appointment.

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

This post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Check and references.

CVs are not accepted, an Application Form must be completed.

Tenable: September 2020 (or earlier if possible)
Closing date: 12 noon Monday 20th January 2020
Interviews: Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th January 2020

Essential educational requirements

Qualified Teacher Status.
Demonstrable records of continuous professional development (CPD).
NPQH, MBA or other management qualification.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status.
Demonstrable records of continuous professional development (CPD).
NPQH, MBA or other management qualification.

Essential skills and experience

Evidence of being an outstanding primary classroom practitioner within a multicultural school.
Successful senior leadership experience at headteacher/ deputy headteacher level, ideally in a primary school.
Experience, knowledge and skills to develop a high performing culture in all aspects of School activity, including academic outcomes, the quality of pastoral care for everyone and professional skills amongst staff.
Experience of managing change successfully, encouraging innovation and empowering others to deliver the vision.
An understanding of educational issues and challenges, including the statutory legal and financial frameworks.
Experience of successful financial planning and budget management.
Demonstrate the skills to use Information Communication Technology (ICT) very effectively as a tool for management and educational purposes.


About St Paul's Church of England Primary School

Address
Penrose Street, London, SE17 3DT
Phase
Primary
Type
Academy