Assistant Head of School (Teaching), Thurrock

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The Gateway Primary Free SchoolThurrock

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Start date: 01 January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Payscale L6 - L10
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No



Salary: Leadership Payscale L6 - L10 

Start Date: ASAP 

The Gateway Learning Community [GLC] is a partnership between one secondary and four primary schools located within Tilbury and Chadwell in the borough of Thurrock to the east of London. We are looking to recruit an outstanding, determined and creative Assistant Head of School for The Gateway Primary Free School. 

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to lead teaching across The Gateway Primary Free School to continue to align teaching pedagogy and assessment to achieve outstanding progress and attainment for all pupils through the seamless continuity of practice. Candidates must be able to demonstrate significant evidence in whole-school transformation leading directly to outstanding outcomes for pupils. They must be able to evidence exceptional leadership as well as exemplary practice as a classroom practitioner. 

The successful candidate will be thoroughly committed to community regeneration through education; be professionally generous and be prepared to focus relentlessly on teaching, learning, the curriculum and ethos. 

If you would like further information, to arrange a visit or to request an application pack, we would love to hear from you. Please either telephone Debbie Wright on 01375 489024, send an email: or visit our website at 

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 14 July 2017 

Shortlisting and notification of interviews: Monday 14 July 2017 

Interviews will be held w/c 17 July 2017 

At The Gateway Primary Free School, Marshfoot Road, Chadwell St Mary, Essex RM16 4LU 

The Gateway Learning Community is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures the appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and enhanced DBS disclosure.

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More about The Gateway Primary Free School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Marshfoot Road, Chadwell-St-Mary, Essex, RM16 4LU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1375 489000
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