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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full-time senior leadership role

Contract type


Pay scale

L18 – 24* £75,478 - £85,965 (Outer London)

Additional allowances

L18 – 24* £75,478 - £85,965 (Outer London)

What skills and experience we're looking for


Location: The Blue School, North Street, Isleworth, TW7 6RQ

Salary:L18 – 24* £75,478 - £85,965 (Outer London)

Closing Date:30/04/2024

The Blue School Church of England Voluntary-Aided Primary School is a vibrant and exciting school located in Isleworth, West London where children and staff thrive, where everymember of our community is valued and, where innovation, initiative and creativity areactively encouraged. Our mission statement: “Whatever you do in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him” (Col 3:17) is at the heart of everything we do.

Our current Headteacher will retire at the end of the 2024 Summer Term and the Governing Board are looking to recruit an experienced and committed leader who has the skills to build upon our current strengths and the vision to develop our education provision into its next phase.

As one of the oldest Church of England schools in the country (established in 1630), we remain proud of our heritage and of our continual achievements as being a place of excellent learning for all and by all.

We are looking for

  • An outstanding leader who embraces Christian values and will fully support the strong Christian ethos of the school.
  • A strategic and creative thinker with enthusiasm, drive and a passion for the education of all.
  • An individual with a strong and proven commitment and a clear determination to embed inclusion and diversity in the visible and hidden curriculum.
  • An excellent communicator who works inclusively with all staff, governors, pupils, parents and the wider community
  • An inspirational leader committed to promoting an inclusive and aspirational school culture.
  • An individual of high standards and expectations and a commitment to maintain and develop these through continuous school improvement.
  • A forward thinker able to operate in a challenging, exciting and evolving educational landscape.

What the school offers its staff

What we offer:

  • A dedicated and talented team of staff and wider community team committed to continually raising standards of teaching and learning with a strong sense of commitment to the school, its vision, and its children.
  • Happy, engaged, confident and enthusiastic pupils, with bright and enquiring minds.
  • A strong Christian ethos; strong sense of family and community
  • Engaged and involved parents.
  • A dedicated and highly skilled Governing Board fully supportive of the life of the school
  • A positive active, day-to-day relationship with local clergy.
  • Exceptional continuing professional development opportunities

Further details about the role

Visits to the school by prospective candidates are strongly encouraged. Please contact Mrs Jennalise Kassanis (Office Manager) office@theblueschool.comtoarrange an appointment on one of the following dates22ndApril 2024 between 1pm – 3pm or 23rdApril 2024 between 3.50pm – 5pm.

  • Salary:L18 – 24* £75,478 - £85,965 (Outer London)(Group 3 school)
  • Start date: September 2024
  • Closing date for applications: Tuesday 30thApril 2024 at 5pm
  • Interview date: Monday 20thMay 2024


Please view and download all the attached information and the application form.

Please submit your completed application form and supporting statement by email to: Yvette Mayers, Strategic HR Lead for Schools and Children’s and Adult Services at the London Borough of Hounslow viaYvette.Mayers@hounslow.gov.uk

For further information about our school please visit: www.theblueschool.com. Information about how The Blue School uses job applicants personal data, can also be accessed via the Job Applicant Privacy Notice on our website.

The Blue School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to pre-employment checks, satisfactory references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

The Diocese of London is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce which represents our context and wider community. We particularly welcome applications from those of Global Majority Heritage/United Kingdom Minority Ethnic (GMH/UKME) backgrounds with the relevant skills and experience.

Commitment to safeguarding

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

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Blue School CofE Primary

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
470 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Arranging a visit to The Blue School CofE Primary

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email louise.butt@hounslow.gov.uk.

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