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Deputy Head of School (Herstmonceux CEP)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/7894/13792
  • Published: Fri 30/04/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 17/05/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5
  • Salary: £41,065 - £44,218 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN27 4LG

Job introduction

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

Closing date: Monday 17  May 2021, 9am
Interview date: Monday 24 May 2021 

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Herstmonceux CE Primary School
Hailsham Road
East Sussex
BN27 4LG

Phone: 01323 833148

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please call the school office on 01323 833148 and full details can be found on our school website. 
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

About the role

Deputy Head of School 

Leadership 1-4
Permanent Contract

We are looking for an excellent class teacher with a proven record of success in different key stages and leading across the school. The successful applicant will play a key role in the Senior Leadership Team, working alongside other dedicated members of staff to give our children the best possible primary school experience. 

Our staff are passionately committed to helping every child fulfil our school vision of learning to be the best they can be, loving all God’s kingdom and living their lives to the full. 

Herstmonceux Church of England Primary School is a small rural school where children come first and staff are valued as a highly effective team. Our school is in the centre of our village and as a small school we enjoy a caring and nurturing family ethos. Herstmonceux Church of England Primary School is in federation with All Saints’ and St Richard’s Church of England Primary School forming Sussex Spires Federation.
We can offer you:    
-    The opportunity to work with wonderful children and inspiring staff
-    The support of an experienced leadership team across the federation committed to the best possible outcomes for children in our school
-   Support to develop and grow your skills in leadership and management
-    A knowledgeable, active and supportive Governing Board
-    Opportunities to lead strategic initiatives and have an impact on the school community
-    The opportunity to work across our thriving federation
-    Training and development to support your role and career progression

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.  

Additional information


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.

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/7894/13792
  • Published: Fri 30/04/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 17/05/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5
  • Salary: £41,065 - £44,218 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN27 4LG