Headteacher, Aldgate, City of London

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Sir John Cass's Foundation Primary SchoolAldgate, City of London

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L15-L21, Group 2, Inner London (negotiable in exceptional circumstances)
Contract term: Permanent

The governors are seeking to appoint an inspirational leader to develop an ambitious vision for the school and to build on exceptional pupil outcomes.

We are pleased to offer you:

  • A unique opportunity to lead a highly successful, well-funded, single-form entry school in the heart of the City of London;
  • The chance to work closely with the City of London Corporation to build on the excellent record of its only maintained school;
  • Generous support from the local authority, the Sir John Cass’s Foundation, and the LDBS;
  • An exceptional environment for children to learn and reach their full potential and a culture where excellence and ambition is coupled with inclusiveness and care for one another;
  • A hardworking and enthusiastic staff body and a supportive leadership team, all committed to providing an exceptional education for every child;
  • A close relationship with a friendly and inclusive church, deeply committed to the school;
  • A highly effective governing board, supportive of you and your future professional development.

We are looking for a leader who:

  • Demonstrates a passion for teaching and learning and is committed to providing an exceptional education for every child;
  • Has the vision to further develop and deliver a subject-based curriculum that is both challenging and broad, building on excellence in art, sport, and the performing arts;
  • Understands the importance of quality first teaching and relentlessly pursues excellence in the classroom through modelling, coaching and evaluation;
  • Will inspire colleagues through leading by example and demonstrates a strategic approach to all aspects of school life including teaching, staffing, and financial planning;
  • Has excellent communication skills and the ability to build effective working relationships with children, colleagues, parents, governors, and external bodies;
  • Demonstrates resilience when under pressure and relishes the challenge of working in a unique inner-city environment;
  • Is committed to nurturing a distinctive Christian ethos in a multi-cultural community, working in close partnership with the local church and its clergy.


Please come and visit us – we would be delighted to show you around our school.

Closing date   for applications: 23rd February 2018 (noon)

Interviews:14th/15th   March 2018

Sir John Cass’s Foundation Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: St. James's Passage, Duke's Place, London, EC3A 5DE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 626 6315
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Sir John Cass’s Foundation Primary School is a mixed, mainstream Church of England primary school for students aged three to eleven. Located in the City of London, this voluntary-aided state school has approximately 30 pupils in each year. 

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