Headteacher, Lewisham

Closing date:Expiring soon

Edmund Waller Primary SchoolLewisham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018 (or April 2018, by arrangement)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: up to £85,809 depending on skills and experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for an exceptional, inspiring and experienced Headteacher who will take pride and pleasure in leading our lovely school from good to outstanding.

Edmund Waller Primary School is a well-established, successful school within the vibrant community of New Cross, Lewisham. Due to the retirement of our current Executive Headteacher the Governors are seeking to appoint a new Headteacher to start in April or September 2018.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Proven leadership and management skills
  • A vision to develop and lead our school in partnership with staff, pupils, parents and governors
  • The ability to build on our current success and lead us to become outstanding

In return we offer:

  • A successful and creative school which was rated ‘good’ in our last Ofsted Inspection
  • A dedicated, talented and hardworking staff team
  • A strong culture based on community involvement
  • A supportive and encouraging Governing Body

This is an exciting time to join our school and contribute to its future success.

Please contact Julia Costello in the Edmund Waller Primary School Office on 0207 639 0436 or email j.costello@edmundwaller.lewisham.sch.uk, to arrange an appointment to visit.

Further details about the school are available from our website www.edmundwaller.lewisham.sch.uk

Visits 18th or 19th January 2018

Closing date: 12pm 26 Jan 2018
Interview & Assessment Day either 7th or 8th February 2018

Edmund Waller Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; therefore the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) as well as qualifications and reference checks (prior to interview where possible).

Applications must be made on the Lewisham application form. CVs will not be accepted.

[attach both Recruitment Pack in PDF, and Application Form in Word]

Application pack – downloads




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Waller Road, London, SE14 5LY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7639 0436
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