Headteacher, Camden

Closing date:

Brookfield Primary SchoolCamden

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L18 - L24
Contract term: Permanent

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead Brookfield Primary from September 2019 - a happy and successful, non-uniform 2 form entry school and nursery in the London borough of Camden.  Brookfield is a stone’s throw from Hampstead Heath and is located in an area rich in cultural diversity. The school has a strong academic record, a broad and varied curriculum, benefits from active participation in the exciting learning network of the Camden Learning partnership and is proud to be a Rights Respecting School.  We are looking for a new Headteacher to take our thriving school to the next level.

We are proud to offer:

  • A vibrant, inclusive and respectful school community where everyone calls each other by their first name, staff and pupils alike
  • A strong, talented, friendly and committed staff body
  • A culture which encourages staff well being
  • Children who are cheerful, sparky and engaged in learning
  • A first rate and collaborative leadership team
  • A supportive and effective governing body
  • A committed, engaged and diverse parent body
  • A recent (May 2018) renewed ‘Good’ judgement from Ofsted
  • A fantastic opportunity to make this good school great

Our new Headteacher will be:

  • A dynamic, inspirational leader who is courageous, outward looking and capable of delivering their vision
  • Able to provide inspirational pedagogical leadership
  • An excellent communicator, able to engage with all stakeholders
  • Committed to delivering a broad, balanced and exciting curriculum
  • Committed to inclusion and the needs of all our pupils and their families

Closing Date for applications: Tuesday  29th January 2019 5:00pm
Interview and Selection process: Thursday 7th or Friday 8th February 2019

For further details please email: p.boreland@brookfield.camden.sch.uk

School visits are strongly encouraged. Please feel free to make an appointment by contacting Pamela Boreland on 0207 272 9627 or by email as above. Guided tours will take place on Wednesday 23rd January at 11am, 1.30pm nd 4.30pm  and on Friday 25th January at 10am, 1:30pm and 4:30pm.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

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More about Brookfield Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Chester Road, London, N19 5DH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7272 9627
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Our Mission Statement:

At Brookfield we want children to feel happy, safe and valued so they develop an enthusiasm for learning, the ability to be self-motivated and the confidence to persevere;
to approach life flexibly and creatively;
to respect th...