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GLC Herringham Primary Academy: Assistant Head of School

Type of Position:Assistant Head of School
Academy:GLC Herringham Primary Academy
Salary:Leadership Payscale L6 - L10
Start Date:September 2018
Closing Date: Thursday 17 May 2018 at 12 noon

The Gateway Learning Community [GLC] is a partnership between one secondary and four primary schools located within Tilbury and Chadwell in the borough of Thurrock to the east of London. We are looking to recruit an outstanding, determined and creative Assistant Head of School for Herringham Primary Academy.

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to lead teaching and learning across year 5 & 6 and drive a whole school improvement strand. They will continue to align teaching pedagogy and assessment to achieve outstanding progress and attainment for all pupils through the seamless continuity of practice. Candidates must be able to demonstrate significant evidence in whole-school transformation leading directly to outstanding outcomes for pupils. They must be able to evidence exceptional leadership as well as exemplary practice as a classroom practitioner.

The successful candidate will be thoroughly committed to community regeneration through education; be professionally generous and be prepared to focus relentlessly on teaching, learning, the curriculum and ethos.

We welcome applications from committed and ambitious teachers seeking opportunities in an environment with a very active CPD programme and opportunities for career advancement. If you have a passion for learning we would love to hear from you.

If you would like further information, to arrange a visit or to request an application pack please either telephone Spyros Maravegias on 01375 489024, or send an email to

Closing date for applications: Thursday 17 May 2018 at 12 noon
Shortlisting and notification of interviews: Friday 18 May 2018
Interviews will be held week commencing: Monday 21 May 2018
Interview location: Herringham Primary Academy, St. Mary’s Road, Chadwell St Mary, Essex RM16 4JX

The Gateway Learning Community is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures the appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and enhanced DBS disclosure.

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