Reference HNPS/FEB20/H1
Headteacher

Salary: L11-L24: £60,404 – £79,280 per annum

Contract type: full-time

Start Date: September 2020

Are you an inspirational leader, capable of consolidating and building on the work already undertaken to create and develop Hackney New Primary School? We are looking for someone who will bring vision, innovation, optimism, resilience, courage and creativity. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

Hackney New Primary School is an oversubscribed school serving a diverse population, which has successfully grown since opening as a Free School in September 2015, achieving an Ofsted grading of Outstanding in 2018 and moving into a brand new building in September 2019. The school also joined Eko Trust in 2019.  By September 2020 the school will be full to year 5 and the first cohort of year 6 children will leave the school in July 2022. The school has a very strong commitment to developing the musical ability of every child.  

The next phase of the life of the school is exciting; the successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop KS2 and establish a full leadership structure.  The school benefits from a wide range of support and collaborative opportunities through Eko Trust, and you will play an active role across the Trust in developing your own and others’ practice. Our Trust based National, Local and Specialist Leaders of Education work highly effectively on school to school support within our Trust schools and also in schools within the East of England and North East London region,  through our teaching school, the ‘East London Early Years and Schools Partnership’ and our Research School, ‘The East London Research School’.

You will have completed, or will be working towards, your NPQH, will have current or recent Headteacher experience or successful experience as a deputy or assistant Head, preferably in more than one school. You will also have a proven track record in improving teaching and learning and embedding excellent practice, and in leading staff to achieve successful outcomes for all pupils. You will be able to demonstrate how you have successfully implemented significant change. Your personal skills will enable you to articulate and communicate your vision and form excellent relationships with all stakeholders.

 Eko Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a comprehensive screening process, including a disclosure check, will be undertaken on all applicants.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and advised and can be arranged by contacting joanne.hagin@ekotrust.org.uk

Please note only applications received on the Eko Trust application form will be considered for shortlisting.

Application closing date: 5th March at midday
Shortlisting: candidates will be informed by 7th March 

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to undertake some psychometric tests before the selection day on 24th March.

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Reference HNPS/Mar20
Outstanding Year 5 Class Teacher – Maths Lead Responsibility

Salary: Teacher’s Inner London Main Scale (£30,480 – £41,482)  or Upper Pay Scale (£45,712- £49,571) 

Contract type: Full-time

Start Date: September 2020

Hackney New Primary School is looking for an experienced, outstanding Year 5 teacher to join our growing team.  

We opened in September 2015 with an inaugural two classes of 25 children in Reception, and in September 2020 these children will become our first Year 5 cohort.  

Hackney New Primary School is an outstanding and exciting brand new school striving to create something unique and special in the heart of London. We are distinguished by our commitment to music as a core subject alongside English and maths and our mission to keep the development of the whole child at the centre of our work. Our school community share family-style meals together and work closely with local organisations to ensure the very best relationships with our community.  

The successful candidate will be:  

∙ An inspirational, creative and motivated teacher 

∙ Able to plan and enable outstanding and memorable learning 

∙ Committed to excellence, inclusion and high expectations 

∙ Passionate about enabling every child to fulfil his/her potential 

∙ An effective organiser with good interpersonal skills 

∙ Flexible and able to respond to change quickly and effectively 

∙ Proactive team member committed to building an ‘exceptional’ school  

We can offer you:  

∙ Unique opportunities for career progression as our new school grows 

∙ A commitment to your career aspirations and professional development 

∙ A strong leadership team and founding team

∙ A clear vision for the future – please see our website www.hackneynewprimaryschool.org

∙ A vibrant school community  

Eko Trust family

The school is part of Eko Trust family of schools, which has six schools across East London. As part of a high achieving multi academy trust, we offer a high quality personalised approach to developing all staff through coaching, mentoring and both internal and external training. We also provide financial support and time off for staff development. Staff wellbeing is instrumental to our success and that’s why we provide non-contractual benefits such as the Schools Advisory Service, they offer confidential wellbeing and medical support. We are also part of the Cycle to Work Scheme.

Eko Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A criminal record check via the DBS will be undertaken for the successful candidate.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a comprehensive screening process, including a disclosure check, will be undertaken on all applicants.

Visits to meet the team and see the school are strongly encouraged. Alternatively, we are very happy to have an informal discussion by telephone.  Please contact us by phone ( 020 3019 3470  ) or email (hnpsinfo@ekotrust.org.uk )

Watch our recruitment video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lw-a6-R90k&feature=youtu.be

Website: www.hackneynewprimaryschool.org  

Please note that CV applications will not be considered. 

Closing Date: 12 Noon, 4th May 2020

Interview Date: 11th May 2020

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