Hours of work: Full time teachers' hours
Working pattern: Full-time
To apply for this position and request an application pack, please email: email@example.com
Closing date: 12 Noon, Monday 28 June 2021
Shortlisting date: Wednesday 30 June 2021
Interview dates: Wednesday 14 July 2021
Start Date: 01 January 2022
High Hurstwood CE Primary School
Phone: 01825 733231
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
The Governors invite applications for the post of Headteacher for our wonderful village primary school.
High Hurstwood CE Primary School is a highly regarded village school rated Outstanding by Ofsted. Everyday we strive to deliver the best education to our children whilst ensuring they have a happy, caring and enriching experience at school, where every child is known and supported to achieve the very best they can. This is an exciting opportunity for our new Headteacher to join a talented and experienced teaching team in a strong performing Outstanding school. The new Headteacher will have the full support of the Governing Board to continuously drive standards and deliver our vision.
Our vision is to inspire our children to love learning, to give them the confidence to contribute to the local community and the wider world and to equip them with the skills to live a happy, healthy and fulfilling life.
We are a welcoming and inclusive school where children are well behaved and enjoy their learning. Our parents and community are very supportive of the school and we are lucky to be so close in proximity to our church where we hold wonderful services and celebrations throughout the year with the children. We are looking for a Headteacher who has proven previous experience of leadership at a senior level, who is passionate about primary education and the development of children to maximise their potential, and who will constantly strive to ensure the school is the best it can be.
The successful candidate will be able to:
- Lead and support our school, putting our shared vision and values into action.
- Successfully build and manage relationships with all stakeholders.
- Share your passion for lifelong learning with staff and children.
- Ensure an outstanding quality of teaching and learning across the school, with the aim of driving attainment and achievement across all key stages.
- Continuously strengthen the leadership and management of the school through. collaborative approaches.
- Role model and encourage positive behaviours.
In return, the successful candidate will have a supportive, dedicated and ambitious team around them who are passionate about maintaining our outstanding educational provision.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please telephone 01825 733231 to arrange a visit.
For a recruitment pack please contact: Leadership.Recruitment@eastsussex.gov.uk
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.
Closing date: Monday 28 June 2021
Shortlisting date: Wednesday 30 June 2021
Interview date: Wednesday 14 July 2021
Start date: 01 January 2022
We are committed to ensuring equity and inclusion for all both as an employer and an education provider.
High Hurstwood CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect 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.
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.
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.