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Headteacher (Buxted CE Primary School)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/1553/9543
  • Published: Fri 24/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 07/09/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5
  • Salary: £50,026 - £57,986 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN22 4BB

Job introduction

Hours of work: Full time teachers' hours
Working pattern: Full-time

A recruitment pack is available from: leadership.recruitment@eastsussex.gov.uk

Closing date: 12 Noon, Monday 07 September 2020
Shortlisting date: Wednesday 09 September 2020
Interview dates: Week commencing Monday 21 September 2020
Start Date: 01 January 2021

Buxted CE Primary School
Hurstwood Road
Uckfield
East Sussex
TN22 4BB

Phone: 01825 733185
Email: office@buxtedce.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: www.buxtedce.e-sussex.sch.uk
 
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

About the role

South Ashdown Schools’ Federation is seeking to appoint a Headteacher at Buxted Church of England Primary School from January 2021. We are seeking a resilient, dynamic and innovative Headteacher; a candidate with a proven track record of leadership, who will take the school to the next level in our journey towards educational excellence.
 
In federation with Bonners CE Primary School, the candidate will provide robust strategic leadership and direction in ensuring a child-centred approach to education that enables continuous and progressive improvement for all pupils’ learning. Fostering confidence, ambition and motivation in staff, the candidate will promote and deliver a positive, exciting and relevant learning experience for pupils, where teaching and learning will be consistently good or better.

Buxted CE Primary School has proudly served the catchment area of Buxted for over 150 years. Links with the community including St Margaret’s Church are strong, and flourishing. Central to all that we do is our distinctive church status. This is reflected within the curriculum, our caring and sharing attitude and school vision of Inspire and Aspire.

Our school offers:

  • A happy and stimulating environment where children are ready to tackle challenges to reach their potential.
  • A culture where each child in helped to realise their potential.
  • An education for pupils intellectually, socially, aesthetically, physical, spiritually and promote Christian values.
  • An innovative, hard-working and dedicated staff team.
  • A supportive, effective and involved Governing Body who are committed to excellence.
  • Strong parental support and a proactive PTA.
  • Excellent links with the Parish Church, the local community and Bonners School as part of the South Ashdown Schools Federation.
  • An attractive and caring work environment with strong co-operative relationships.
  • A place where Christian values are embedded in school practice.

The successful candidate will have:

  • The best interests of the children at the heart of all their decisions.
  • Clear leadership and organisational skills.
  • The ability to work strategically and collaboratively within our federation and with the local and wider school communities.
  • The ability to build on success and manage change.
  • The ability to develop and sustain excellence in classroom practice.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strategic financial skills.
  • Kindness, empathy and resilience.
  • Commitment to the Christian ethos of the school.

Please note that recruitment packs for this vacancy will only be provided directly to an individual considering applying to our school for this opportunity.  This school does not enter into business with Recruitment Agencies, or other commercial organisations, on behalf of their clients seeking employment.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.

Buxted CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Additional information

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Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
 
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

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  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/1553/9543
  • Published: Fri 24/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 07/09/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5
  • Salary: £50,026 - £57,986 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN22 4BB