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Vacancy Details

Assistant Head Teacher

Sir John Heron Primary School
Leadership scale, range 5-9 (depending on experience)
Sir John Heron Primary School
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
17/04/2018 at 12:00 PM
Sir John Heron Primary School

Assistant Headteacher

Required to start September 2018

Leadership Scale, range 5-9, depending on experience  

Sir John Heron is a successful two-form entry primary school located in the London Borough of Newham. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, proactive and highly motivated Assistant Headteacher who can work with us to make a significant contribution towards the school's journey from Good to Outstanding.

We are looking for a dynamic team player with a flexible approach and a flare for creativity.

We are looking for a leader who:

Is able to demonstrate outstanding teaching and have an exemplary record of primary classroom practice.
Has a proven track record of successfully raising standards and ensuring all pupil groups make good progress.
Has the drive, determination and enthusiasm to enhance the high level of learning in our school.
Possess excellent organisational and communication skills and has the ability to motivate and support colleagues.
Can think strategically and act practically to promote school improvement.
Has a commitment to working in partnership with all school stakeholders and the local community.
The post will include responsibility for leading a phase (EYFS, KS1 or KS2 to be negotiated).

We can offer:

Fantastic pupils that love learning
A supportive SLT that work together collaboratively to raise standards across school
Excellent CPD opportunities
A supportive and enthusiastic governing body 

Closing date for applications: 17th April 2018 at 12pm.

Interviews: Thursday 26th April 2018

For further details or for arranging a visit please contact Hazel Thornthwaite on

020 8514 9860 or email: info@sirjohnheron.newham.sch.uk

Successful applicants will be required to hold an enhanced DBS disclosure, and will also be required to complete a disqualification declaration questionnaire. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expect all members of staff to share this commitment.


Equal Opportunities

The School has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.

How to apply

Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team 020 7427 8250. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.

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