Head Teacher, Kent

Closing date:Expiring today

Belvedere Infant SchoolKent

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £50,673-£67,880 - negotiable subject to experience and potential
Contract term: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Belvedere Infant and Nursery School. We are looking for an outstanding, dynamic individual, to lead us forward to the next stage of our journey, building on current achievements.

We are a successful three-form entry school in South East London.  Our friendly school serves a diverse community and provides a wonderful start to our children's education.

Rated ‘good’ by Ofsted in July 2016, we value a caring ethos that reaches out to every child.  We want to ‘ensure that children achieve and maximize their potential by providing an environment where they feel happy, safe and listened to’

For further information about the school please visit the school website: www.belvedereinfants.co.uk

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional, forward-thinking individual who has the skills and ambition to take overall responsibility for the leadership, care, education and success of Belvedere Infant and Nursery School and to steer the school onto the next stage of its journey.

We are looking for an individual who can:

  • Provide strategic vision and leadership to ensure a culture of excellence
  • Have clarity of thought and resilience to steer the school onto the next stage of its journey
  • Be completely committed to the development of both students and staff
  • Ensure all children have the opportunity to reach their full potential
  • Protect and safeguard all children and be responsible for the health and safety of everyone on the school premises
  • Control costs with a ‘Best Value’ approach to maintain a healthy school budget

A strong and enthusiastic staff team will support you, working alongside a committed and experienced governing body.

School visits are very strongly recommended and can be arranged by contacting the Office Manager Mrs Williams, tel.no 0208 311 9092

For further details regarding this vacancy and/or an application pack please contact School’s HR

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to interview.

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

The school 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.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school  therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

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