Headteacher - Foundation School (MAT Cover), Tower Hamlets

Closing date:Expiring soon

St Paul's Way Trust SchoolTower Hamlets

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L20 - L24
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Headteacher – Foundation School (MAT Cover)


1 Year Temporary Contract (Maternity Cover) – Easter Start (Possible extension to Summer 2021 negotiable)

St Paul’s Way Foundation School is seeking to appoint a temporary Head teacher to lead the Primary School in our Outstanding All-Through School. 

St Paul’s Way Foundation School (our Primary provision) opened in September 2014 and has since moved into brand new purpose built accommodation. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Deputy Head teacher or existing Head teacher.

The role has the benefits and opportunities presented by working within the Executive Leadership Team for our All-Through School and alongside the CEO for our Trust (The University School’s Trust) and the leadership teams of other schools in the Trust. Our Multi-Academy Trust is currently growing and this may present exciting opportunities for the future. 

You will be keen to take advantage of all the opportunities presented by working in a dynamic and innovative organisation, which has the advantage of partnerships with secondary colleagues, world leading Universities and Corporate Trust partners.Professor Brian Cox OBE is our Patron. We are also a National Teaching School

Working within this exciting organisation, you will be a teacher who is passionate about the entitlement of every young person to an inspiring education.

The successful candidate will have an unwavering belief in the potential of every pupil to succeed and have a creative approach to school leadership.

We welcome visits to the school, prior to application, so we can show you all we have on offer:

  • Pupils who are fully engaged in their learning
  • Our supportive, creative and dynamic Senior Leadership Team, Governors and Trust Partners
  • An exceptionally well-resourced school in brand new accommodation
  • Close links with other Tower Hamlets Schools
  • Membership of Tower Hamlets Education Partnership

St Paul’s Way Foundation School is a founding member of the University Schools Trust

To arrange a visit, please email foundationadmin@spwt.net

Please note: we do not accept CVs alone.

To apply please click the below:


Application closing date: 

Midday, Monday 27th January 2020

Interview date: 

Observations – w/c 3rd February 2020

Interview – 7th February 2020

St Paul’s Way Trust School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS Check.

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. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 207 987 1883
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