Assistant Headteacher, Westminster

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Queen's Park Early Years FederationWestminster

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Start date: January, April or September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership scale - Inner London
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Executive Headteacher of the Queen’s Park Early Years Federation is seeking to appoint a passionate and dedicated Assistant Headteacher to work within the current support network of Executive Head and federation senior leaders. 

This is a significant leadership responsibility and an opportunity to build upon our existing SEND provision at each nursery. You will be instrumental in creating plans with the federation’s SEND coordinator across both nursery schools. In addition, it is a chance to play a full role in a highly effective senior leadership team.

We are seeking an Assistant Headteacher who:

  • can communicate effectively and build relationships with all stakeholders
  • has a commitment to an inclusive education for all
  • has good leadership skills and is an excellent teacher
  • is committed to developing a positive, enthusiastic learning culture for all staff
  • is ambitious and eager to develop their own and others professional development
  • can demonstrate a high level of teamwork and perseverance
  • can demonstrate and model high expectations for staff and children
  • has a passion and a proven track record for increasing progress of SEND/ Pupil Premium/Underachieving children
  • can lead, motivate and inspire colleagues to continually achieve excellence and raise standards
  • has a current knowledge of SEN development and the SEN Code of Practice as defined in the job description
  • is an innovative thinker

We can offer:

  • a very supportive Executive Headteacher and leadership team with high quality CPD opportunities available
  • enthusiastic children who love learning and coming to nursery
  • parents who value your time and support
  • personal career development
  • a supportive federation with strong, cross federation work taking place
  • a forward thinking body of staff who are determined to continue to drive standards and aspirations up within the community and with families

It is essential that you feel we are the early years federation for you, therefore would recommend that you visit prior to application.  For any queries or to arrange a visit to both nursery schools and the Federation, please contact the Executive Headteacher:  Mr N Ivanovic on 0208 969 5835 or email him directly at: eht@dorothygardner.co.uk or on office@dorothygardner.co.uk

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to interview.   Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.  Queen’s Park Early Years Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.



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Type: English Primary Schools
Address: C/o Dorothy Gardner Centre, 293 Shirland Road, London, W9 3JY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8969 5835