Assistant Headteacher, Wandsworth

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Gatton Primary SchoolWandsworth

Date posted:
Start date: Required for September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary Range L3 – L7 (Inner London Leadership Scale)
Contract term: Permanent

Assistant Headteacher (Full time, permanent)

Gatton Primary School is inviting applications from highly motivated experienced teachers with leadership experience to take up the post of Assistant Headteacher. The post holder will work closely with the Headteacher to build on the current successes of the school. 

Gatton is an outstanding school, part way through expansion to three full forms of entry. We are looking for a creative individual who has the energy to take on new challenges and continue with our forward momentum. Applicants with senior leadership experience and high expectations who seek to promote the full potential of every child are invited to apply.  

This is a non-class based position. There are a range of responsibilities attached to the post including: Leadership of Y2, Pupil/parent liaison, Early Reading and the subjects of Islamic Studies and MFL Arabic.

The Assistant Headteacher will:

• Be a person who is committed to affirming and developing the Islamic ethos of the school

• Be an outstanding practitioner with a proven track record of excellent classroom practice

• Have the experience, professionalism and determination to deliver the highest standards of teaching and learning for all pupils including those with barriers to their learning

• Contribute to maintaining a caring, inclusive environment 

• Be highly motivated with proven leadership skills 

• Have excellent management self-organisation and interpersonal skills and the ability to lead, challenge and inspire staff and children 

Our offer:

• An outstanding professional opportunity, working with an experienced Headteacher in an outstanding school

• A caring school where everyone is valued and supported

• Highly effective, hardworking staff and governing body 

• A modern building with excellent facilities 

• Well behaved, caring pupils who are, positive and enthusiastic about their learning

• Excellent partnership working with parents, local schools and organisations 

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. Alternatively an application pack can be found on the Wandsworth Council website or by contacting Shazia Nabi (Personnel Officer) by Email: or by Phone: 0208 682 5570. 

Closing Date: 21 June 2019 (at noon)

Interviews/Tasks: week of 24 June 2019

Gatton Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Gatton Primary School, Al Risalah Trust

13e Broadwater Road, London SW17 0DS

Head teacher: Iffat Fariduddin 

Phone: 020 8682 5570, Fax: 020 8682 5576



Group 4, Number on Roll 510, age 4-11

More about Gatton Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Muslim
Address: 13E Broadwater Road, Tooting, Wandsworth, London, SW17 0DS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 86825570
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