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Director of Professional Development and Pedagogy

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£59,833 to £65,689
Chingford Foundation School, Nevin Drive, London
Working Pattern:
Full Time
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
24/02/2020 at 10:00 AM
Vacancy Description

This pivotal role is available from Easter 2020 and offers an exciting opportunity to join a passionate and focused team of colleagues dedicated to improving the lives of the more than 2000 students within our Trust.

Chingford Foundation School (CFS) and South Chingford Foundation School (SCFS) have 120 years of combined history and experience in delivering a positive, aspirational environment for our students to flourish. Whilst we have continued to adapt to the changing world around us with the creation of our Multi Academy Trust, our commitment to helping students of all abilities and backgrounds achieve their dreams has only strengthened. We are incredibly proud of our staff and students and passionate about driving improving standards across the Trust, aspiring to offer a world class education and professional development model for all.

We are looking for a skilled, professional and enthusiastic individual to help us ensure that in every way the schools within Chingford Academies Trust move to outstanding schools. There remains a lot of work ahead of us, but with innovative, inspirational leadership there is no limit to what we can achieve for our students, as we start an exciting new chapter in our story.

When completing the application form, please follow the instructions contained in this pack and demonstrate clearly how you meet the person specification and job description. If you have any questions, please contact me via my PA, Amanda Crowley on the above number or via email on

Interview date: Wednesday 26th February 2020

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

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