Head of School

Date posted: 21st Sep 2020 Closing date: 27th Sep 2020 Borough: Barnet Position: Head of School
Interview Date: 22nd Oct 2020 Salary: L15 - L21 School: St John’s C.E Primary School

Head of School in Barnet NW2
Salary range L15-L21 £59,601- £68,559
Contract type: Full-Time Contract term: Permanent
Key dates:
Closing date: 13.10.2020 12.00pm
Shortlisting: 15.10.2020
Interviews: 22.10.2020
Start date: 04.01.2021

Person specification
We are seeking a dynamic leader with vision, resilience and ambition who, having an understanding and experience of operational excellence, will drive the highest of standards and raise levels of achievement for all pupils, supporting and encouraging them all to make excellent progress. The successful applicant will have an approachable personality with the ability to inspire and communicate well with our children, staff and parent body. He or she will be committed to inclusive leadership and championing the needs of all children, respecting equality and diversity throughout the school community.

Our Head of School must be a motivational, inspirational and empathetic team leader. He or she must have the capacity to both collaborate and challenge and be committed to maintaining and developing a programme for the continuous professional development of all staff.

The role
Reporting to the Executive Headteacher, the Head of School will provide effective operational leadership for All Saints’ CE Primary School, securing success and continuous improvement across the school, ensuring high quality education for all pupils and the highest standards of learning and achievement in accordance with statutory requirements. As a Church of England School, the Head of School will
uphold the Christian ethos and values within day-to-day working practices.

Our school
We are a friendly, welcoming one-form-entry primary school with deep-seated roots in our local community. Our talented staff, who are fully supported by a strategically-minded governing body, are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to giving the best start in life to all of the children in our care. We have a strong, inclusive Christian ethos and live out our motto of “Learning with Faith”; we provide a nurturing environment, based on Christian values, where all individuals are treated with fairness, respect and equality and the interests of our fantastic pupils are paramount.

Next steps
If you are passionate about education, making a difference and continuously striving for excellence, All Saints’ CofE Primary School NW2 would welcome your application and will offer you a thriving environment to allow you to be a successful Head of School in our wonderful school community.

Please visit our website to access further information about the school: www.allsaintsnw2.barnet.sch.uk. If you would like to discuss the possibility of being shown round, please email Mariann Hart at chair@aspnw2.barnetmail.net.

Within the LDBS application form, you will find a supporting statement in which you should set out your reasons for applying for our Head of School position and the experience and skills which would equip you for this post. You should ensure that you address the requirements of the person specification, how you would continue the mission to raise standards and how you would promote the vision and Christian ethos of the school.

The completed application form should be emailed to chair@aspnw2.barnetmail.net by 13th October 2020.

All Saints is an equal opportunities employer with a commitment to safer recruitment practice and the safeguarding of all children; the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring service check along with other relevant employment checks.

All Saints’ CofE Primary School, Cricklewood Lane, Childs Hill, London, NW2 2TH Tel: (020) 8455 9091 Fax: (020) 8458 1066 Email: office@aspnw2.barnetmail.net

Application Form
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