Head Teacher, Hammersmith and Fulham

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Parsons Green Prep SchoolHammersmith and Fulham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

Dates: Job start 1st September 2019 or later by mutual agreement.

Closing date for Applications:  19th February 2019

Location: Fulham, London 

Contract type and term: Full Time, Permanent

Accommodation is available if required

Dedicated to Safer Recruitment and Safeguarding

Applications are invited for the post of Head Teacher for September 2019. The directors are seeking to appoint a successor to our current Head Teacher, to maintain the dynamic progress of recent years.

Parsons Green Prep is a successful non- selective, co-educational, independent school for up to 200 children aged 4 to11. Parsons Green Prep has high academic standards, a commitment to a broad curriculum with a warm and friendly environment. Situated in the heart of Fulham, the school has a strong local reputation and demand for places is high. 

Parsons Green Prep requires an enthusiastic and dynamic leader who will be actively involved in all aspects of school life ensuring the schools ethos and atmosphere are retained. Qualities in the new Head will include a strong track record of school leadership. Salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with experience. 

 ‘Happy faces, happy learning environment – bright, cheerful classrooms. Children are happy to come to school.’ -Staff questionnaire 2018

 It’s like a big family, so all staff look out for children in the whole school, whether they are in their class/year group or not. We are well-led, so there is always someone to go to for advice.'- Staff questionnaire 2018

 PGP has provided my girls with a warm, happy environment in which to grow and learn. My elder child has moved on to secondary school and is really excelling in her studies and at sports.  - Facebook Parent Testimonial

We are looking for: 

• A dedicated practitioner capable of implementing high expectations and ensuring pupil achievement

• an individual committed to Safeguarding and Safer Recruitment

• an enthusiastic and outstanding teacher capable of leading monitoring and evaluation of staff

• an individual capable of leading change management and maintaining energy, drive and performance

• a candidate capable of forming effective and strong relationships with the schools key stake holders.

If you would like to visit the school prior to applying we would love to hear from you, please contact Neil Christey, School Administrator by email at admin@parsonsgreenprep.co.uk to arrange a visit.

Parsons Green Prep is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including reference checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references.  Parsons Green Prep is an equal opportunities employer and all applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability.

An application form and job description may be obtained by emailing the School Administrator, Neil Christey at admin@parsonsgreenprep.co.uk

Applications should be made by a supporting letter and accompanied by a fully completed application form. Further information about the school may be obtained from the website. www.parsonsgreenprep.co.uk

Applications should be addressed to: Mr  Mark Younger Director of Governance, Parsons Green Preparatory School, 1 Fulham Park Road, London, SW6 4LJ 

Short listed candidates will be invited to interview subject to references, no later than 25th February 2019. 

First interviews will be held on 6th March 2019 and final interviews on 13th March 2019. 

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More about Parsons Green Prep School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: 1 Fulham Park Road, Fulham, London, SW6 4LJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7371 9009
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