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Headteacher (Maternity Cover)

St Matthias C of E Primary SchoolHackney

This is an exciting opportunity to cover our current Headteacher whilst she is on Maternity Leave. 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 good status.  

St Matthias is a good one-and-a-half form entry primary school, with a nursery, 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 the local parish church, St Matthias in Stoke Newington. 

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 Matthias makes decisions that are best for the school and its community.   

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 13th September – 24th September. Please contact the school office on 02072541148 to organise a visit. 

Completed applications should be sent by email to

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 Matthias Church of England 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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