Headteacher – Telferscot Primary

Website Telferscot Primary School

Headteacher sought for primary school in Balham

Salary: Inner London Leadership Pay Scale – points L18 to L24 (£70194 to £79280 per annum) (subject to September review)
Position type: Full-time
To start: January 2021 or by negotiation

For further details: Please contact the School Business Manager on 0208 673 7362 or by email

To apply: All applications must use the forms supplied below and be submitted using the ‘Apply for Job’ button below – please do not submit CVs, as these cannot be accepted

Applications close: Friday 17th July 2020
Shortlisting: Candidates will be notified by Tuesday 1st September 2020
Interviews: Wednesday 23rd September and Thursday 24th September 2020

Telferscot is an Outstanding primary school, with more than a century of history, between Balham and Streatham and is a two form entry with 15 classes, including a Nursery.

We are very proud of our school, which is warm and welcoming as soon as you enter. We have high expectations of our children, who come from a diverse range of backgrounds, and we achieve high standards in both learning and behaviour.

Our Headteacher is departing after twenty years, and we are seeking an inspirational leader who shares our vision and can build on the great strengths and community feel of our school.

As our Head you will be part of a whole school community: we have committed and talented staff, happy and diverse children, very supportive parents and a Governing Body who work in close partnership with the school.

What’s important to us?:

  • Preserving the great reputation of our school within the community
  • Commitment to a relevant, engaging and forward thinking curriculum
  • A passion for achievement at every level
  • Engaged and motivated staff
  • A warm and engaging school with happy children who are eager to learn
  • Managing the school effectively and efficiently within available resources

We are restricting adult visitors to the school due to the coronavirus and are unfortunately unable to invite applicants to visit the school informally before applying – however, we hope to welcome shortlisted candidates to view the school before the interviews if they would like to do so.

Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service – further information about the disclosure can be found at www.gov.uk/dbs and in the recruitment pack.

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