Chalkhill Primary School - Head Teacher

School Chalkhill Primary School
Ms Rose Ashton
Group 3 L11- L23 £63,319 - £80,472 Inner London allowance (Depending on experience)
Hours As per teachers’ pay and conditions
Closing date Monday 25th January 2021 (12 noon)
Interviews Tuesday 2nd February 2021
Start date September 2021

'Learning Together to Aspire and Achieve'

The school

Chalkhill Primary School is an award winning school on a journey to achieve ‘Outstanding’ at its next Ofsted inspection. Our vibrant, socially and culturally diverse two-form entry school has a warm, welcoming atmosphere where the wellbeing of both children and staff is central to our work. We have invested heavily to create a well-resourced state of the art learning and working environment where each child is challenged to achieve the best outcomes. We have enthusiastic, well-behaved children, a dedicated and committed staff team whose diversity matches that of the children, ambitious governors and supportive parents.


The role 

This is an exciting opportunity for an enterprising, enthusiastic and forward thinking Headteacher who will take overall responsibility for the leadership, care, education and success of Chalkhill Primary School.

The main priorities are to:

  • Provide inspiration, strategic vision and leadership to ensure a culture of excellence and high expectations in all our children and their families

  • Ensure all children achieve their full potential and are prepared for life, benefiting from the rich resources we have in the community

  • Develop school engagement with the wider community and its involvement with the school

  • Protect and safeguard all children and be responsible for the health and safety of everyone on the school premises

  • Control costs, achieve good value for money and maintain a healthy school budget


You will be supported by a strong leadership team and an efficient administrative staff. The Governors will be a supportive and encouraging board that will work with you to achieve your goals. We will provide support to assist you through your induction and on-going professional development.


The person

  • Has the vision and the skills required to build on the school’s current strengths

  • Has a proven track record of commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion

  • Can initiate innovative developments and implement, refine and shape these in partnership with staff, pupils, parents and governors

  • Has high expectations of children, their achievements and behaviour

  • Is able to lead and inspire a committed and hard-working team to achieve and maintain excellence

  • Clearly demonstrates a passion for education and ensuring the very best academic and holistic outcomes for each child

  • Is a clear thinker and excellent communicator in a wide range of settings

  • Has a proven track record of success


Brent Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check.

How to apply

We strongly recommend prospective candidates to view the school. If you would like to arrange an informal visit with an opportunity to meet staff and Governors, please call the Chair of Governors on 07910 315139 to arrange a mutually convenient date and time. Visits will take place at 2.30pm on mutually convenient dates.

The closing date for applications is Monday 25th January 2021 at 12 o’clock noon.

Shortlisting of candidates will take place on Wednesday 27th January 2021 and interviews will be held on Tuesday 2nd February 2021.

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Candidate Information Pack