Executive Headteacher, Tower Hamlets

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St Paul's Way Trust SchoolTower Hamlets

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary with annual pay progression
Contract term: Permanent

“The University School in the Heart of East London”

St Paul’s Way Trust School (SPWT) is an outstanding, oversubscribed ‘through school’ known as the ‘University School in the Heart of East London’. SPWT is a highly aspirational, pupil focussed and people centred school within the University Schools Trust (UST).

Governors and Trustees are seeking to appoint an experienced and empathic educationalist who will draw on their varied skill set, educational knowledge and previous achievements, in order to fulfil this unique and exciting leadership role.

Supported by a dynamic and committed team of staff, governors and Trust partners, SPWT has, in recent years, achieved exceptional educational outcomes.

Our strong reputation for innovation is demonstrated by our:

  • National Teaching School status
  • Foundation School which opened in 2014
  • Sixth Form 2013
  • Sixth Form Research Centre 2015
  • School of Education 2016


All of which provide research and development opportunities for both pupils and staff.

Our new Executive Headteacher will have a visionary outlook rooted in strong values and be able to draw on these in order to ensure that SPWT continues to thrive and develop.

For further details of the post and to download an application pack please visit www.spwt.net

To apply, please send your letter of application and completed application form to recruitment@spwt.net

Deadline for applications: Midday, Tuesday 20th March 2018
First round Interviews and assessments will be held on Monday 26th March 2018
Final round interviews will be held on Tuesday 27th March 2018

For an initial discussion or to arrange a visit, please email Cleo NomicosO’Flaherty at coflaherty@spwt.net

Please Note: We do not accept CVs alone.

The University Schools Trust, East London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS Check.

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More about St Paul's Way Trust School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 125 St Paul's Way, London, E3 4FT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 987 1883
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St Paul's Way Trust School, in association with Queen Mary, University of London, is seeking to appoint inspirational teachers and support staff in our outstanding School.

In March 2013, Ofsted described the school as "Outstanding" in every ...