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Vacancy Details


St Edward's Catholic Primary School
L20 – L26 £73,328 - £83, 699 (Teaching School Alliance status recognised. There may also be negotiation on this salary range for a very experienced candidate.)
St Edward's Catholic Primary School
Working Pattern:
Full Time
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Closing Date:
24/02/2020 at 12:00 PM
St Edward's Catholic Primary School

The Local Governing Body of St Edward’s Catholic Primary School, in partnership with the Trustees of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Multi Academy Trust, would like to appoint an exceptional, committed and practising Catholic Headteacher.


Start date: 1st September 2020


"Following Christ we reach our goals"


The current Headteacher has decided after 18 successful years in which the school achieved and maintained ‘Outstanding’ status from Ofsted and Diocesan S48 inspections as well as gaining Teaching School status to move on to new adventures and the school is now looking to recruit a new Heateacher.


St. Edward’s is a caring and friendly Catholic primary school and is part of a growing Catholic Academy Trust.  We are also a very successful teaching school. We are committed to inclusive education and work as an effective team to raise standards through a rich and creative curriculum.  Our website provides a good insight into the life of our school and our Trust.


We can offer the successful candidate:

  • the opportunity to lead an outstanding school situated in a vibrant and changing part of East London, with excellent travel links
  • the chance to be an integral part of the further development of St Edward’s Teaching School Alliance maintaining the highest standards for recruitment and programme of training and support
  • motivated and enthusiastic pupils
  • an excellent school ethos with strong links with the parish community
  • long standing and committed leadership
  • a supportive Board of Trustees and governing body
  • dedicated parents


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and advised.  Visits can be arranged by contacting Laura Wrench, the School Business Manager at the school, on 020 8472 4337.


Application closing date:         Monday 24th February 2020 – 12.00 noon

Shortlisting meeting:               Wednesday 26th February 2020

Interviews:                              Monday 2nd March 2020


Applicants are informed that if appointed to this post their contract of employment will be with Our Lady of Grace Catholic Multi Academy Trust, who is the employer.  A CES contract will be issued to the successful candidate.


Our Lady of Grace Catholic Multi Academy Trust & St Edward’s Catholic Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

Equal Opportunities

The School has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.

How to apply

Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team 020 7427 8250. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.

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