Headteacher, Hackney

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St John the Baptist Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary SchoolHackney

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L18 – L24 (£66,638-£76,017) uplift available for the right candidate
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


St John the Baptist Church of England Primary School 

Salary: L18 – L24 (£66,638-£76,017) uplift available for the right candidate 

Start Date: September 2019  Contract type: Full Time 

Contract term: Permanent Application closing date: 23/11/2018 at 12pm 

Interview Date: 03/12/2018

St John the Baptist is an outstanding two-form entry primary school in the London borough of Hackney. Our children come from truly diverse backgrounds and speak many different languages. We are a Church of England school and pride ourselves on our strong Christian ethos and great links with St John’s Church in Hoxton. 

We are one of eight schools within the Primary Advantage Federation. The federation has allowed us to grow as a school but still maintain our distinct and unique identity. Our Local Advisory Board (LAB) ensures that St John the Baptist makes decisions that are best for the school and its community. 

We are looking for a confident and experienced school leader who can continue to inspire our children and engage positively with members of our school community.  We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills and a strong motivation to ensure the school maintains its outstanding status. 

If you are interested in this position, please download the application pack and application form below

We recommend that you visit our school before applying, the school is available to visit from 5th November  – 23rd November. Please contact the school office on 02077394902 to organise a visit. 

Completed applications should be sent by email to recruitment@primaryadvantage.hackney.sch.uk

Should you have any queries on the application process please contact Venessa Williams, Primary Advantage Admin and Data Officer on 02072541010.  

For more information about St John the Baptist Primary school and our application pack please visit our website:


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.

References will be sought for shortlisted candidates prior to the interview date. The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

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More about St John the Baptist Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Crondall Street, London, N1 6JG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 77394902

St John the Baptist is a lively one and a half form entry primary school in the London borough of Hackney.
Our school has high aspirations and promotes innovation and excellence. We offer high quality professional development to help all our teachers...