Strategic Extended Schools Lead & Assistant Headteacher, Southwark

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Redriff Primary City of London AcademySouthwark

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: City of London Academy Leadership Pay Scale, starting point negotiable
Contract term: Permanent

A rare opportunity to shape learning beyond the core curriculum

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, highly skilled and motivated Assistant Headteacher with a passion for inclusion and extended schools provision.

Redriff Primary City of London Academy is an outstanding two-form entry primary school partnered with the City of London Academy. Our motto is ‘Dockland Pride’ and we want all of our children to take pride in themselves, their families, their background and their heritage. Redriff is a remarkable school with maths results that sit in the top 3% in the country. It has a nationally accredited Autistic Spectrum Condition Resource Base and is a lead school for the School Direct training programme.

As Assistant Headteacher you will be a key member of Redriff’s senior leadership team and have a role in further developing our school. You will have high expectations, a commitment to raising standards of achievement and up-to-date knowledge of effective teaching strategies. You will participate fully in the life of Redriff school, serving its children and community.

As Strategic Extended Schools Lead you will ensure a quality wrap around educational offer for all children, which will include proactively applying for and securing grants and funding to financially support participation in opportunities beyond core and curriculum learning.  You will ensure Redriff is well represented locally, within The City, and nationally, in competitions and enrichment opportunities.

Redriff Primary School is sponsored by the Corporation of The City of London. It is part of the City of London Academies Trust, a multi-academy trust with schools in North, East and South London, recognised as one of the best performing in the country.  We combine the heritage and tradition of the Corporation of London with a genuinely innovative, enterprising and entrepreneurial ethos.  We’re also committed to providing first-rate training and development to all of our leaders, plus excellent career advancement opportunities within this evolving Trust.

If this role is of interest to you and you can contribute to our future success, an application pack is available on our website  Should you require any other details please contact Charlotte Heath via 

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Closing date for applications is: 20th May 2019

Interviews will take place week commencing 20th May 2019

City of London Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from City of London Academies Trust vision and values.

The role is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role. 

City of London Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

City of London Academies Trust Company Registration No. 04504128.

More about Redriff Primary City of London Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Salter Road, Rotherhithe, London, London, SE16 5LQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 72374272
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