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Headteacher - Full-time

Little Horsted Church of England Primary School, Nr Uckfield

  • Ref:KCC845-3330-1L
  • Posted:07/12/2018
  • Pay:£45,213 - £52,414 per annum
  • Start Date:Apr 2018
  • App Close Date:07/01/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:22nd and 23rd January 2019

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Due to the retirement of our longstanding and highly successful Headteacher, the pupils, parents, staff and governors of Little Horsted Church of England Primary School are keen to appoint a dynamic, innovative and exceptional Headteacher who has the drive, passion and vision to lead the school on its journey to outstanding.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an excellent practitioner to lead a committed and high performing body of staff whilst continuing their own professional development, supported by a strong and forward thinking governing body.

  • We are looking for:
    An inspirational and highly effective individual who leads by example whilst supporting and promoting leadership opportunities for all colleagues
  • An innovative, forward thinking and outward looking candidate capable of leading and developing the strategic vision and future direction of the school (including the long-term future potential to expand and lead the school into partnership/federation)
  • A proven track record of leading, promoting and developing outstanding teaching and learning and achieving excellent outcomes for all
  • The ability to work collaboratively, developing high performing teams in which all stakeholders feel accountable and valued
  • An understanding of strategic financial planning within the current educational landscape
  • A leader that will embrace the school’s Christian ethos and values; ensuring that the children at Little Horsted are always at the heart of every decision

If you feel that you are a highly motivated, inspirational leader who has the expertise and experience to lead the school on its next steps to outstanding then we would very much like to hear from you.

We would warmly welcome and encourage prospective candidates to visit our unique school ahead of the application process. This can be arranged by contacting the School Business Manager, Mrs H Fingerneissl via email at HelenF@littlehorsted.e-sussex.sch.uk or by telephone 01825 750380.

Similarly, if you would like an informal conversation with the Chair of Governors about this exciting role, please email the Clerk to the Governors Margaret.Gillard@littlehorsted.e-sussex.sch.uk who will facilitate this. Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon, Monday 7th January 2019. Interviews will take place on 22nd and 23rd January 2019.

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. This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service and will require you to disclose all criminal convictions.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.

Information about the school

Little Horsted is a 2 - 11 half form entry school situated in a delightful countryside location, overlooking the East Sussex National Golf Course and the South Downs. The school currently has 130 pupils on roll, including those children within our highly successful Early Years Village.

The school has developed an excellent reputation both locally and beyond for enabling its children to excel and flourish; providing an exciting, vibrant, caring and dynamic experience, all supported by the school’s strong Christian values.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Helen Fingerneissl
  • Address:Little Horsted CE Primary School, Lewes Road, Little Horsted, Nr Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 5TS
  • Telephone: 01825 750380
  • Email: helenf@littlehorsted.e-sussex.sch.uk

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.