Head of School, London

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St Michael's CofE Primary SchoolLondon

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Start date: April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L14 to L18
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

 Head of School 

We are looking to appoint an exceptional primary leader as Head of School for St Michael’s CE Primary School from April 2019. 

St Michael’s CE Primary School is situated in the heart of Wood Green, close to the local amenities and transport links to central London.

St Michael’s is part of the LDBS Academies Trust and within the trust, it forms a partnership with three one form entry schools. You will work with the Executive Head Teacher, Executive Business Manager and two other Heads of School, forming a Tri School Leadership Team, creating a learning community across the three schools. 

You will be responsible for school improvement and day-to-day leadership at St Michael’s CE Primary School to ensure the highest standards in the school.

This is a remarkable leadership opportunity to develop your career as the operational leader of the school while being mentored and coached by the Executive Headteacher.  Visits, including an opportunity to meet with the Executive Head to discuss the role, are strongly encouraged. 

Please contact the Executive Business Manager, Jayne Reeve to arrange a visit ebm@309.ldbsact.org 

We offer

· Creative, exciting, friendly and vibrant working environment 

· Pupils who are eager to learn 

· Enthusiastic staff, pupils and parents who come from many different backgrounds and faiths 

We are looking for an exceptional leader with

· A love of learning. A commitment to the promotion of high standards in learning and teaching for children of all abilities and backgrounds

· Ability to lead, inspire and motivate pupils, colleagues and the wider community 

· Desire to lead the school’s Christian vision whilst also cherishing the diversity of the whole school and its place in the wider community

· Leadership and management skills of the highest quality and a proven ability to manage whole school initiatives 

· Commitment and understanding of effective school evaluation and improvement

Closing date: 12 noon Wednesday 9th January 2019
Shortlisting: Thursday 10th January 2019
Visit to candidates in their current school: Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th January 2019
Interviews: Tuesday 22nd January or Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBC check.

All staff are appointed to the LDBS Academy Trust and so are able to be deployed to work in any of the Trust schools. 

St Michaels CE Primary School, Bounds Green Road, London N22 8HE


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More about St Michael's CofE Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Bounds Green Road, London, N22 8HE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8888 7125
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St Michael’s CE Primary School is a mixed Church of England primary academy for 4- to 11-year-olds, located in Wood Green, North London, in the borough of Haringey.

St Michael’s traces its history back to the establishment of a Sunday school in 1859....