Headteacher, Borehamwood

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Parkside Community Primary SchoolBorehamwood

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Start date: September 2018 or January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L 17—L 24 (£59,485—£69,725) plus £1,300 for SpLD Base
Contract term: Permanent

Are you ready for a challenge? We are seeking an outstanding leader who is able to inspire and lead our team of staff and puts children at the heart of all that they do.

The  Governing Body are looking to appoint a highly motivated, inspirational and supportive headteacher who will take our school forward and share our aims of Respecting Each Other; Belonging Together and Achievement for all.

We would expect you to be a successful headteacher or deputy headteacher who has experience of being closely involved in the management and organisation of a primary school.

Parkside Community Primary School is a two-form entry school with nursery provision. It is well resourced and in good financial shape with a commitment to continuously improving the facilities. We have a full time pastoral worker, a full time SENCo, and a full complement of well-trained teaching and support staff. We also receive excellent support from specialists from Herts for Learning.

The Governing Body would like a Headteacher who is:

  • A strong and inspirational leader who can motivate and develop staff, both individually and as a team
  • A strategic and creative thinker who will produce a clear vision to take our school forward
  • Able to build good relationships with all stakeholders ?
  • Able to communicate clearly and influence at all levels ?
  • Completely child focused in their approach
  • Experienced in all phases of primary education
  • Knowledgeable in linking performance management with raising attainment and progress
  • Has proven experience of raising academic standards.

In return we can offer: ?

  • A salary of up to £69,000
  • A strong team which embraces new ideas and initiatives?
  • A school where the personal development of children is given a high priority
  • A skilled and engaged Governing Body
  • A close-knit consortium of local primary schools
  • A great location with good transport links and amenities

The Governors, staff and children are proud of our school and we would like you to see  it in action, so please make an appointment to have a look around. To arrange a visit or for further information please contact Emma Formby on 0203 194 3147.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to have this commitment. This appointment is therefore subject to an enhanced DBS check and full and appropriate references must be available before interview.

Closing date: 5pm Thursday 21st June

Interview date: Thursday 5th July



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Aycliffe Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 4EP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 83873000

Parkside Vision

At Parkside School we are friendly and respectful to each other, adults and children alike.

We like the fact that our school is calm, and our learning environment is quiet and purposeful, with teachers who are calm, kind and fair.

We inc...