Headteacher, Ruislip, Middlesex

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Ruislip Gardens Primary SchoolRuislip, Middlesex

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £53,597 - £71,736
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Full time, Permanent

£53,597 - £71,736 per annum inclusive of Outer London Weighting 

Leadership Range: Group 3

REF: SCH/15908TR

Location: Ruislip, Middlesex

Start Date: September 2018

NOR: 466

Age Range: 3 - 11 

Status: LA Maintained, Primary

Ruislip Gardens Primary School is a large three form entry primary school in the London Borough of Hillingdon. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative Headteacher who has the vision to drive our school forward, to the next stage of its journey and deliver on our promise to provide children with exceptional care and attention, while encouraging all round achievement to strive for academic excellence.

We are looking for a leader who will work with all the staff and pupils of Ruislip Gardens Primary School to improve upon our recent Ofsted inspection which found that the school ‘requires improvement’. Our ideal candidate will be someone who:

  • Is an aspiring or      existing Headteacher, with significant previous experience of ‘whole      school’ responsibilities;
  • Can contribute to      the strategic direction and development of the whole school and;
  • Will be able to      think strategically to build, then communicate a school vision of      excellence and equality, that sets high standards for every pupil.

Our school is based in the diverse community of Ruislip Gardens, in West London and can offer the successful candidate a chance to work with pupils in a rich and well-rounded curriculum. We can also offer the ability to lead and develop a staff team comprised of hardworking and dedicated professionals committed to developing our school into a beacon of excellence.

Our Governing Body is highly supportive and is looking to work collaboratively with the successful candidate to move our school from Requires Improvement, to Good, to Outstanding.

If this opportunity sounds like the challenge you have been looking for, please arrange to come and visit our school by contacting the School Office by telephone on 01895 632 895, or email: officeemail@ruislipgardensschool.co.uk

To apply, please visit: https://www.schoolshrcooperative.co.uk/job/view/5493-headteacher-3  ensuring that you have read the Job Description and Person Specification to understand the essential qualities we are looking for in our Headteacher.

CLOSING DATE: 18 March 2018 - 23:59pm

INTERVIEW DATE: 27 & 28 March 2018

Please note that CVs will not be accepted, nor will applications from agencies

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

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More about Ruislip Gardens Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Stafford Road, Ruislip, Middlesex, HA4 6PD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1895 632895
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At Ruislip Gardens Primary School we want all our pupils to enjoy their learning as we strive to give them every opportunity to experience a stimulating curriculum supported by a range of extra-curricular activities, clubs and visits.

We are a ‘good...