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Headteacher - Honeywell Junior School

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

The Role

Contract Type: Full Time Permanent
Start Date: January 2020 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an energetic and inspiring new Headteacher to lead our Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ Junior School.  The current Head is retiring after 18 years and we are seeking a successor who will build on the School’s existing high standards while bringing to the role their own leadership experience, skills, ideas and commitment to excellence.
Honeywell Junior School is a three-form entry school situated between Wandsworth and Clapham Commons in South London.  The School has a distinct identity but works closely with the Infant School through a joint Governing Body, a shared vision and active collaboration between the Heads.
Honeywell Junior School has a fantastic reputation and benefits from a valued and motivated teaching staff, a strong leadership team, committed pupils, a supportive Parents, Teachers and Friends Association (which provides many additional resources) and long-standing links to the community.  The School is proud to provide an enriching and positive learning environment for all its pupils.

Our Next Headteacher will:
• Provide strategic leadership with a view to developing and improving an already outstanding school which places the rights of the child at its core
• Lead by example and model best practice regarding professional conduct, workload and personal development
• Work collaboratively to formulate the aims and objectives of the School and steer the School to achieve them

Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed prior to application.  To arrange a visit or for further information please contact Mary Shorland, School Business Manager, by Telephone: 020 7223 5185 or by E-mail: mary.shorland@honeywell.wandsworth.sch.uk  (please include a contact telephone number). 

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification and a letter from the Chair of Governors can be downloaded below or on our Website: www.honeywellschools.org
Please return completed applications to the Junior School either by email mary.shorland@honeywell.wandsworth.sch.uk direct to Mary Shorland, or by post (marked confidential).

Closing Date: Sunday 30 June 2019 (at noon)
Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place on 10th July 2019

At Honeywell Junior School we are committed to safer recruitment practices and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. All candidates should be aware that we follow safer recruitment policies and procedures so references will be taken up prior to interview.

We are committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

Honeywell Road
London SW11 6EF
Tel: 020 7228 6811
e-mail office@honeywell.wandsworth.sch.uk
Headteacher Duncan Roberts


Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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