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Job details
Employer Greatfields School
Location Barking and Dagenham
Salary Leadership 10-12 (Inner London)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018

This is an exciting opportunity for an aspiring or existing leader to make a genuine impact on our school community. We opened in September 2016 with 100 Year 7 students and will grow to a capacity of 1800 students, including a sixth form. We are located in the middle of the Gascoigne community in Barking, East London and are proud to serve this wonderful community.  

We have some of the most extraordinary and aspirational students you will ever meet and the school is driven by their dreams, aspirations and ambitions. We would love you to join us in helping us to build a school which will drastically improve the life chances of our young people.  

You will be joining a highly motivated and passionate group of staff who work tirelessly in the best interests of the students. We are looking to recruit an ambitious leader who is passionate about education and who shares our vision and ambitions for the young people of this community. The successful candidate will be forward thinking and strategic and will work alongside the Headteacher to provide challenge and support in order to help drive the school forward.    

A detailed job description and person specification can be found in the job pack and on the school website. Feel free to contact Richard Paul, the Headteacher, on the e-mail address below if you would like more information or to visit the school and discuss the role in more detail before applying.  Email your application form to

The school is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and as such all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Appointments are also subject to satisfactory references/medical clearance.  

Closing date: Thursday 21st September 2017 at 12pm.

About the employer

Greatfields School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational, secondary free school, situated in the Gascoigne community in Barking, East London. The school opened in September 2016 with 120 Year 7 students, and aims to grow to a 10-form entry, ...

Information about Greatfields School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Free School
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years

Locations and contacts

Gascoigne Primary School Annex
The Shaftesburys
IG11 7JA
United Kingdom