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Albemarle Primary SchoolWandsworth

Headteacher Vacancy

Headteacher - Albemarle Primary School

Salary: £73,715-£81,461 (Group 3-L19-L24) negotiable depending upon experience and the right candidate

Contract Type: Permanent

Contract term: Full Time

Date Posted 11th January

Closing Date: 22nd January 2021

Start Date: September 2021 (or earlier)

The pupils, staff and governors of Albemarle Primary School are seeking a new Headteacher who will build on the success of our friendly community school.

Albemarle is an outstanding school which serves a diverse community in South West London. We provide a relevant, creative and inclusive curriculum which raises achievement, encourages all children to have a ‘Love of Learning’ and inspires them to succeed in all they do.

In September 2014, the school became two form entry and welcomed two Year 6 classes for the first time in September 2020. We are looking for an ambitious, innovative leader who has a track record in raising attainment who can build on our current success and lead, motivate and develop both pupils and staff while maintaining the ethos and culture of the school. This is an opportunity for an existing headteacher or highly experienced deputy headteacher.

We are looking for a new Headteacher who:

• Will shape our future vision and ethos

• Has the leadership qualities to inspire and innovate using data driven strategies

• Is compassionate, open and transparent in their approach

• Has high expectations of all pupils and staff

• Can build positive relationships with the pupil, staff, parents, the governing body and wider community

• Is collaborative and can work positively with and develop a motivated leadership team.

• Is enthusiastic, committed and empathetic, with excellent interpersonal skills

• Is resilient, resourceful and determined

We can offer:

• An opportunity to lead a school with effective structures and ethos

• A positive, welcoming and diverse community

• Pupils who enjoy learning and want to come to school every day

• A dedicated staff who are enthusiastic and who want the best for the pupils

• A supportive Governing Body and Local Partnership Schools

• A well-resourced school

• A salary package commensurate with the size of the school

• A CPD package tailored to suit your stage of career development

School visits are encouraged and appointments are available week commencing Monday 18th January. Please contact Christine Banton on 0208 788 3170 or email, to make enquires or to organise an appointment.

To Apply

Application forms and further details are available on our website, under the vacancies section. Please email or send applications to:

Closing Date: 22nd January 2021

Interview Date: 11th and 12th February 2021

Albemarle Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check as well as other pre-appointment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2020)

Basic School Information

Type: Mainstream School

Phase: Primary

Funding Status: State – Community (Foundation)

Gender: Mixed

Age Range 4-11 years

NOR: 424

Address: Prices Way, London, SW19 6JP

Telephone: 0208 788 3170


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