Head Teacher (Full-Time) at Emmanuel Community School, Walthamstow, London

Website Emmanuel Community School

Independent Christian School

Head Teacher
Emmanuel Community School, Walthamstow, London E17 3BN Salary: Highly Competitive
REQUIRED FROM January 2025 or earlier
School Type: Academy ages 4 to 11
Working Pattern: Full time
Closing Date: 12th July 2024 at 12.00pm

Job details and Job role – Head of School Key stages – Early Years, KS1 & KS2 Working pattern – Full time NOR: 210 (at full capacity)
Contract Type – Permanent Salary – Competitive (subject to skills and experience)
Job Summary -The Emmanuel School Trust (TEST) is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic headteacher for its school in Walthamstow. Emmanuel Community School, “A Christian School in the heart of Walthamstow”; established in 2012. The school welcomes children of all faiths and no faith to our caring and friendly school community. We always aim to learn together through our values of love, justice, courage, truthfulness and forgiveness. TEST is a Faith Designate multi-academy trust with a strong commitment to the religious and pastoral development of all pupils and you will be required to build on the strong links with the community and the local churches. We have very high aspirations for our children and we are determined to offer them every opportunity to thrive and reach their full potential.

You should:
• Affirm and develop the inclusive Christian distinctiveness of the school.
• Be an excellent practitioner with high expectations for attainment and behaviour for all pupils.
• Have extensive experience of managing staff well, adopting a collaborative approach, offering inspiration, support, motivation and challenge.
• Proactively promote the principles of Inclusion and Safeguarding to ensure that these are delivered effectively.
• Be innovative in the use of technology across different aspects of school life.
• Work closely with the wider local community through our links with churches, our PTFA and local community groups.

We offer:
• An opportunity to work with a dedicated team of parents, staff and governors.
• Motivated, engaged and enthusiastic children who are excited about learning.
• A positive, attractive and friendly working environment with a supportive Governing Body.
• A friendly one form entry school at the heart of the local community.
• A school committed to inclusivity, valuing diversity in school life and society.
• An opportunity to be part of and contribute to a growing multi-academy trust.

Application Form
Applications must be submitted using our form which can be downloaded from the school’s website at https://emmanuelcommunityschool.co.uk/our-trust/
This includes a section on faith commitment and requires candidates to give the name of a referee to support their Church affiliation.
To book an appointment to visit the school in Walthamstow, please contact the School Office Manager by email at: admin@emmanuelcommunityschool.co.uk or by telephone at: 020 8520 0775 .
Completed applications should be sent by email with ‘Headteacher Application’ in the subject line to admin@emmanuelcommunityschool.co.uk.
Closing date for applications is Friday 12th July 2024.

Shortlisting and interviews
Shortlisting will take place soon after the closing date after which all applicants will be contacted. Information about the interview days will be provided to shortlisted candidates. References will be taken up upon shortlisting. Candidates who are currently Deputy or Assistant Head Teachers are expected to name their current Head Teacher as a reference, whereas current Head Teachers are requested to provide contact details for their Chair of Governors. Candidates must also provide the name of a referee who can support their Church affiliation.

The successful candidate may be appointed to the role from 1st January 2025 or earlier, subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS clearance.

This post carries a Genuine Occupational Requirement that the successful candidate has a personal commitment to the designation of the school as an adherent to the Evangelical Alliance and Assemblies of God statements of faith.
The Emmanuel School Trust is fully committed to the principle of equality of opportunity, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore the successful candidate will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) as well as qualifications and reference checks. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

To apply for this job email your details to admin@emmanuelcommunityschool.co.uk.