Assistant Headteacher – Stoneydown Park Primary, Walthamstow
Location: E17 6JY – Pretoria Avenue, close to Blackhorse Road station
Phone: 0208 520 7026 or 020 8521 3839
Job start: April 2021
Salary: LPS 8 - 12
Contract type: Full time - Permanent
Deadline for applications: Tuesday 1st December 2020 at 12 midnight
Shortlisting: Wednesday 2nd December 2020
Lesson observations/interviews: Week beginning Monday 7th December 2020
Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your career at a great school that cares about staff training and workload, with the added benefit of teaching creative children and enjoying a two week October Half Term? We are looking for an Assistant Headteacher who is not only a highly skilled teacher, but also a proven leader.
Stoneydown is a popular community school in Walthamstow with a well-established commitment to the Arts. We have a friendly, inclusive ethos married with high academic standards and are committed to achieving the very best for each child. We are a 3-form entry school with good quality indoor and outdoor learning environments and are oversubscribed in our Reception classes. Come and visit our school and see for yourself; we’re confident you will want to join us if you do!
Our Ofsted report, June 2017, stated: ‘All leaders in the school, including governors, are committed to providing a broad curriculum for pupils. This can be seen in all classrooms where pupils enjoy the topics that they study’. Our rich curriculum is supported by specialist drama, art and music teachers. We love learning from the environment we have around the school, making regular use of our adjoining park, school gardens and Walthamstow Marshes, as well as the very best that London has to offer.
Our leadership structure ensures that all teachers, at different stages of their careers, receive training and support in order to help them develop their expertise and subject knowledge. Teachers who train with us feel valued and supported. We have talented and committed teachers who are very willing to help each other, share good practice and work together as part of a team, making Stoneydown a positive place to work for staff and children. We are committed to ensuring manageable workloads here at Stoneydown.
The person we appoint will:
- Be a reflective learner
- Be creative and innovative
- Be enthusiastic and flexible
Stoneydown Park Primary School as an aware employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people as its number one priority.
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We comply with the Department for Education ‘Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education Settings guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability including an enhanced DBS check.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure.
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.
- For further details regarding this vacancy, please visit the school website: http://www.stoneydownpark.org.uk or contact the Office Manager, Tracey Palmer on: 0208 520 7026 or 020 8521 3839 for further information about the
We look forward to hearing from you.
Stoneydown Park Primary