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Head Teacher Pelham Primary School

Pelham Primary School is looking for an ambitious and experienced leader to continue to drive school improvement due to the retirement of the current Head Teacher.


Further details about this vacancy are available to download from the downloads section below. Alternatively, if you wish to discuss the post further please contact Claire Robinson on 0208 303 6556.


Salary:                                              L15 – L24 (Group 3)

Post Start Date:                              September 2020

Closing Date:                                  27/9/19


About Pelham Primary School

Pelham Primary School is part of Pelham Academy Trust, a small Trust based in the London Borough of Bexley.  Pelham Academy Trust is a developing local Multi-Academy Trust with high expectations and aspirations for all pupils to do their best and to be prepared with the skills for adult life.  Schools within the Trust retain their individuality, ethos, uniform and policies relevant to the individual schools.


Pelham Primary School is a friendly and welcoming two form entry school with a Nursery and a Hearing Impaired Provision and prides itself on both its positive and inclusive ethos.  Close home and school links are highly encouraged to provide a supporting partnership for pupils.  It is our aim to develop the potential of every child, regardless of ability, disability, race or gender.  The staff have established a very good working relationship with parents; where there is mutual support and respect.


We would like to invite interested candidates to visit the school, please email recruitment@pelham.bexley.sch.uk to arrange a mutually convenient appointment to take place prior to 20th September 2019. 


For further information about the school, please visit: http://www.pelhamprimary.co.uk/


Your Application

To apply for this vacancy please complete the application form, available to download from the downloads section below, paying particular attention to Section 4 of the form, to indicate how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Person Specification. Once you have completed this, the form should be submitted via email to recruitment@pelham.bexley.sch.uk . Alternatively, paper applications should be sent to Pelham Primary School, Pelham Road, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 4HL. The closing date for your application is as stated above.

References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to interview.  Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.


This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.


The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.