Headteacher, Tower Hamlets

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Raine's Foundation SchoolTower Hamlets

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Start date: January or April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L28- L34, £83,910- £96,018
Contract term: Permanent

Raine’s Foundation School is seeking to appoint a dynamic Headteacher to build on its strong heritage and lead this Church of England Secondary School into an exciting new chapter in its history.

Founded almost 300 years ago, Raine’s Foundation School has a proud and successful heritage in educating the young people of Bethnal Green and the surrounding areas. As it approaches its tercentenary, it is also looking to the future.

Our new Headteacher will have the drive, vision and stamina combined with the management skills to lead their staff team to:

  • ensure that every student, at every level, achieves their full potential and makes excellent progress
  • make sure that the school is judged at least “good” at its next inspection
  • take advantage of external changes in the educational landscape locally and more widely; and
  • have the vision and integrity to lead the school in short and longer term development.

The Headteacher and her/his staff team will be able to rely upon the support of the Board of Governors and their wide range of educational, management and professional skills in achieving these objectives.

For further information about this position and an information pack please contact Alison Deady by email a.deady@rainesfoundation.org.uk  or telephone 020 8981 1231; or visit www.rainesfoundation.org.uk

Visits to our school are welcome and encouraged for prospective candidates. Please contact Alison Deady as above to make arrangements.

Closing date for applications: Friday 29 September 2017 (noon)
Interviews will be held on: 10 and 11 October 2017

Raine’s Foundation School is committed to safeguarding children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Raine's Foundation School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Approach Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9LY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 9811231
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The school encourages both staff and students to challenge their own personal best in all areas of endeavour: academically, socially and spiritually.


Achieving Excellence by Unlocking Potential At Raine’s Foundation School we believe in: