Headteacher, Tower Hamlets

Closing date:Expiring soon

Malmesbury Primary SchoolTower Hamlets

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L20 to L27 (£71,365 to £83,288) (Depending on experience)
Contract term: Permanent

The children, staff, parents and governors of Malmesbury Primary School are looking for an enthusiastic and committed person to become our new Head, due to the impending retirement of our existing Headteacher.

Malmesbury is in the heart of Bow, Tower Hamlets. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive community school, which sits at the heart of the community we serve. We are culturally, ethnically and socially very mixed and we celebrate our diversity, as well as working to bring the community together through our shared vision. We are a vibrant and active school with a strong creative curriculum and a passion for making learning fun! We are passionate about developing our children as successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens. We encourage them to ‘Be the Best They Can Be’ at whatever they do.

Malmesbury offers:

  • fantastic children, confident, happy and well behaved
  • a friendly and supportive ethos which celebrates its multicultural and inclusive nature
  • a team of dynamic and dedicated teachers, committed to extensive extra-curricular activities
  • high standards of learning and teaching
  • a commitment to extra-curriculum provision involving the creative arts and physical education
  • a strong and supportive governing body and Local Authority

Our new Head Teacher will:

  • be passionate about children’s learning and keen to see all children inspired to succeed
  • have vision, commitment and high expectation, leading by example
  • be outstanding at motivating and managing staff and creating links with the local community
  • enjoy shaping and delivering a broad, balanced, innovative and creative curriculum


In short the school is looking for a dynamic, personable leader to continue this community school's journey from good to outstanding.

We look forward to meeting you!

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on 21st January 2019

Selection will take place on 30th and 31st January 2019

A visit is essential and can be booked by contacting Natalie Renford on 020 8980 4299 or by email at nrenford@malmesbury.towerhamlets.sch.uk.

If you have any questions or would like to have an informal chat with our adviser, please call Andrew Best on 07917 080201.

We are 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.



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More about Malmesbury Primary School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Coborn Street, Bow, London, E3 2AB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 89804299