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HEADTEACHER - Gatton Voluntary Aided Islamic Primary School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

Required from April 2020


Gatton Primary is the first purpose built Islamic Primary School in the country founded by the Al Risalah Education Trust.


Ofsted inspection (February 2014) has judged Gatton as an Outstanding School.


Gatton is a very popular and oversubscribed 3 form entry school. The school uses an annexed site in Balham for KS1 pupils.  


We are looking for a practicing Muslim Headteacher from the Ahlus-Sunnah wal-Jama’ah. The new Headteacher needs to be visionary, creative and driven to achieve and sustain excellence in all areas of school life, and in particular continue to deliver outstanding leadership, excellence in teaching provision and ensuring high pupil standards for each child.


Gatton School offers you;


  • Supportive and highly committed governors, staff and parents
  • Happy, well-mannered children who enjoy being at school.
  • A culture of teamwork and good relationships built on mutual trust and respect.
  • Working in a very successful Borough and with senior leaders from other Trust Schools


Visits are encouraged. Please contact HR officer Ms Shazia Nabi at snabi@gatton.wandsworth.sch.uk or you can call her on 0208 6825570.


If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role and the school, please contact Sheikh Maksud Gangat MBE (Director of the Trust) on 07968 389490.


An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.


Alternatively please contact Lesley Lynch Senior HR Officer, on 020 8871 8273  or email: csschools@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk to receive an application pack or with enquiries regarding the application process.


Completed applications should be submitted to: csschools@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk, please call and confirm the receipt of your application.


Closing Date: Sunday 22 November 2020 (at midnight)

Shortlisting: Wednesday 25 November 2020

Interviews: Thursday 03 December

Role start date: 14 April 2021


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Appointments are subject to an Enhanced DBS check


Please note that CVs will not be considered.


Gatton Voluntary Aided Islamic Primary School

13e Broadwater Road

London SW17 ODS

Phone: 020 8682 5570

Fax: 020 8682 5576

Email: info@gatton.wandsworth.sch.uk

Web: www.gatton.wandsworth.sch.uk

Group 4, Number on Roll 630, age 4-11


Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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