Assistant Headteacher, Harrow

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St John's CofE SchoolHarrow

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Start date: Required January 2019 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L4 – L8
Contract term: Permanent

The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and experienced leader as an Assistant Headteacher. The role will involve leadership of teaching and learning across the school.

This is a key role in our new leadership structure and we welcome applications from exemplary classroom practitioners who are creative, forward thinking and have excellent interpersonal leadership skills. This role would have specific responsibility for ‘Safeguarding’ across the school.

We expect you to:

  • love working with children and have a commitment to making a difference
  • take a strong role in the senior leadership team
  • lead on the development of outstanding practice and pupil achievement
  • inspire, challenge and motivate colleagues and pupils
  • support the Christian ethos of the school

In return we offer:

  • an exciting post with the opportunity to innovate
  • pupils who are enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • a thriving and successful school focused on high achievement for all pupils
  • a supportive and dedicated team of staff, governors and parents
  • opportunities for high quality professional development

The school is committed to safeguarding children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The school follows safe recruitment practices to protect children. Successful applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the DBS. Further information can be found at

For further details and to arrange a visit please contact Mrs L.D’Urso, School Office Manager.
Informal visits to the school are strongly encouraged.

Closing date: Monday 24 September 2018
Interviews: Friday 5 October 2018

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More about St John's CofE School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: 127 Stanmore Hill, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 3FD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8954 3978
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