Hours of work: Full-time teachers' hours
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Friday 24 September 2021, noon
Further information on informal visits can be arranged by contacting Lesley Shaw on 01424 429494.
For an information pack and CES application form please contact Leadership.Recruitment@eastsussex.gov.uk or call 01273 482087
Interviews will be held on Thursday 07 - Friday 08 October, 2021
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
Diocese of Arundel and Brighton
THE SACRED HEART PRIMARY SCHOOL
Old London Road, Hastings, TN35 5NA
Required for January 2022: Salary L13 - L19
The Governors of this school judged by OFSTED as ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ by Section 48, wish to appoint an inspirational Head, a practising Catholic with the vision to shape the future success of the school, building on the excellent achievements of the retired Head, Mr J Hellett.
We can offer you:
• happy, hard-working and responsible children
• supportive governors, staff and parents who belong to a thriving community
• a dedicated and talented staff team, committed to achieving high standards
• a well maintained and resourced school with some fine new facilities
• sea breezes, competitive house prices and the opportunity to live in an historic town in a beautiful part of East Sussex
You will offer us:
• a firm commitment to the ethos of a Catholic school, parish and community
• evidence that you are an exemplary primary practitioner
• high expectations of pupil behaviour and achievement
• an ability to lead, inspire and motivate
• excellent communication skills
• your vision to shape the future of our school because you are a strategic thinker
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
East Sussex County Council is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
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.