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  • Location

    Hornchurch, London

  • Sector:

    Primary Education

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  • Salary:

    £350 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Renee Theophani

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

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We are currently looking for a Head Teacher to start in one of our amazing schools in Hornchurch.

Core Purpose of the Head teacher

The core purpose of the Head teacher is to provide professional leadership and management for a school. This will promote a secure foundation from which to achieve high standards in all areas of the school's work. To gain this success a head teacher must establish high quality education by effectively managing teaching and learning and using personalised learning to realise the potential of all students.

Head teachers must establish a culture that promotes excellence, equality and high expectations of all students.

Accountable to the director of education and the Executive Head teacher the head teacher provides vision, leadership and direction for the school and ensures it is managed and organised to meet the aims and targets. The Head teacher working with the executive head teacher is responsible for evaluating the school's performance to identify the priorities for continuous improvement; raising standards; ensuring equality of opportunity for all; developing policies and practices; ensuring that resources are efficiently and effectively used to achieve the school's aims and objectives and for the day to day management, organisation and administration of the school.

The head teacher, working with and through others, secures the commitment of the wider community to the school by developing and maintaining effective partnerships

Drawing on the support provided by members of the school community, the head teacher is responsible for creating a productive learning environment, which is engaging and fulfilling for all pupils.

Salary Range : L5 - L14

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Head Teacher - 2 years experience


  • qualified teacher status (Required)
  • National professional qualification for headship (NPQH) (Preferred)