Assistant Headteacher for Teaching, Learning & Curriculum, Wandsworth

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Alderbrook Primary SchoolWandsworth

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Start date: Required from April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £53,194 -£ 57,918 per annum (L7 – L11)
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an inspiring and experienced senior leader to join our leadership team as an Assistant Headteacher with the responsibility for Teaching, Learning and Curriculum.  

As an ambitious and thriving school, committed to providing the very best outcomes for every child, we are looking for a conscientious leader who holds children at the heart of all they do.  We have recently been awarded National Support School status which we are delighted about. This is very exciting time to join our talented team and we are fully committed to continuous professional development. The post will be non-class based this academic year but will incorporate some teaching responsibilities.  

Alderbrook is a two form entry school in the heart of Balham, which has been voted as one of the most desirable places to live, due to the high achieving schools and excellent transport links.

We would welcome applications from teachers who:   

  • Are excellent classroom practitioners 
  • Have a belief that all children can achieve great things
  • Always strive to be the best they can be
  • Can lead, motivate and inspire to enable effective change
  • Have a proven record of raising achievement across the school 
  • Are committed to working collaboratively with others

Above All You Will Be A Cheerful, Good-Humoured Professional Who Is Determined To Make A Difference!

In return we can offer the right candidate:

  • A committed team of staff who want to make a difference 
  • A well-resourced learning environment 
  • Excellent professional development
  • A supportive Leadership Team 
  • An opportunity to work with other schools

If this sounds like your ideal job, please do get in touch!   

Visits to our school are highly recommended.  Please call 020 8673 4913 and ask for Jane Kellock or Jacqui Honeyball to make an appointment.

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below or an application pack can be found on the Wandsworth Council website

For any further details please contact the school on the telephone number below or by email

Completed application forms should be returned to the school either by email or post. In the interests of the environment and economy, we encourage applications by email.

Closing date:  31 January 2018 (at midnight) 

Interviews:    Week beginning 05 February 2018

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.

Please note that we do not accept CVs

Alderbrook Primary School 

Oldridge Road, 

Balham London 

SW12 8PP  

Tel: 020 8673 4913 

Fax: 020 8675 8866 


Headteacher: Seana Henry 

NOR: 350 (inc. nursery)

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More about Alderbrook Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Oldridge Road, London, SW12 8PP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 86734913
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