Headteacher, Richmond upon Thames

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St John The Baptist Church of England Junior SchoolRichmond upon Thames

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £62,985 - £72,454 p.a. (Outer London Leadership Scale L18-L24)
Contract term: Permanent

After 14 years, our Headteacher is moving on to fresh challenges and therefore The Governing Body is seeking to employ an exceptional leader who will build on our current good practice to take our recently expanded junior school through the next stages of its development.

Our new headteacher will be an outstanding communicator, committed to raising standards and pupil attainment, whilst maintaining our nurturing, family friendly environment where children feel happy and safe, grow in confidence and find their individual strengths.

You will be a proven leader, with excellent qualifications and a successful track record of implementing school improvements and impactful change, with personal qualities that will inspire and motivate our supportive and creative teaching staff.

We can offer you a friendly junior school with a positive atmosphere and caring Christian school ethos, the support of our dedicated governing body and dynamic Diocese, a forward thinking and hard-working staff team, and confident, well behaved pupils who are motivated to learn.

St John’s is ideally situated with excellent transport links, close to the towns of Kingston and Teddington, in a tranquil location near to the river Thames, Hampton Court Palace and Bushy Park.

For further information, please download our Headteacher Recruitment Pack, or, for a tour of our school, please contact Mrs Fiona Wood in the school office from the 2nd January 2018 (0208 977 4114) to arrange an appointment on one of the following dates:

  • Mornings of 10th, 11th or 15th January 2018 (between 9.30am – 12.00pm);
  • Afternoon of 16th January 2018 (between 1.30pm–3.00pm).

To apply for this post, please complete an application form detailing your experience, matched to the Person Specification and Job Description, and return to either our email or postal address below.

We look forward to welcoming you to our school.

The closing date for applications is 23rd January 2018 at midday.
Candidates selected for interview will be contacted on 24th January 2018.
Interviews will take place on 31st January 2018.

St John the Baptist CE Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are made using safer recruitment processes and are subject to Enhanced DBS and Right to Work (UK) checks, health assessments and suitable references (one of which must be your Local Authority Director if you are currently employed in a maintained school).

St. John the Baptist Church of England (VA) Junior School
Lower Teddington Road
Hampton Wick

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More about St John The Baptist Church of England Junior School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 11 years
Address: Lower Teddington Road, Hampton Wick, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 4HQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 89774114
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