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Headteacher - Allfarthing Primary School

The Role

Start Date: January 2022 or April 2022

Are you ready to inspire bright minds?

Allfarthing Primary School is a vibrant and culturally diverse two form entry community school in the heart of Wandsworth.  Following the departure of our Headteacher to a role closer to his home, the Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, effective & inspirational leader to join our school community from January 2022 or April 2022.

Allfarthing is a special place. We are a happy, friendly school with a strong community at our core and a talented team of committed staff all focused on achieving ‘Excellence for All’.  We aspire for every child to achieve their full potential in a safe environment; become confident and independent learners; and develop a respect and understanding of their community and the wider world.  Our expectations of everyone within our school community are high and the wellbeing of all the children, staff and the wider community is at the heart of everything we do. 

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and visionary leader who will embody our school values and ethos and whose outstanding interpersonal and communication skills will enable them to work effectively with staff, governors, parents, and the community.  They will also recognise the importance of balancing the well-being of the children and staff with the desire to achieve the best outcomes for all.

The successful candidate will understand what we do well and have the insight and confidence to bring fresh ideas to build on these strengths.  They will be accountable for continuing to expand on the excellent foundations which are already in place and accelerate our journey to becoming an outstanding school.

Please download and review our Recruitment Pack to find out more about our school and what we are looking for in the successful candidate. You may also like to visit our website www.allfarthing.org.uk.

We strongly encourage all interested applicants to visit our school to see our school community immersed in school life, and to see our wonderful facilities, amenities and outdoor spaces. 

If you would like to arrange for a visit, please contact Debbie Tyson-Gooden at sbm@allfarthing.wandsworth.sch.uk. School visits will be conducted in accordance with Covid-19 safety requirements.

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

Alternatively, please contact Brittony Rellis, Senior HR Officer, on 020 8871 8230 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 3rd October 2021 (at midnight)

Shortlisted candidates will be notified on Thursday 7th October 2021

Selection & Interviews: Wednesday 13th October 2021

Allfarthing Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants along with relevant employment and right to work in the UK checks.

Please note we do not accept CVs. 

Allfarthing Primary School

St Ann’s Crescent, Wandsworth

London, SW18 2LR

Tel: 020 8874 1301

E-mail:  info@allfarthing.wandsworth.sch.uk

Age 3 - 11


Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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