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Headteacher - Full-time

Halling Primary School, Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-2211-56L
  • Posted:14/09/2021
  • Pay:L14-L20
  • Start Date:January 2022 or Easter 2022
  • App Close Date:01/10/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:11th and 12th October 2021



Required to start January 2022 or Easter 2022

The Governors of Halling Primary School are seeking to appoint a Headteacher who will undertake the day to day running of the school, working closely with the Executive Headteacher.

Halling Primary School is currently part of the Cliffe Woods Academy Trust, however the Trust will be joining the Aletheia Anglican Academies Trust in January 2022.

This is a wonderful opportunity for a successful leader who is looking to develop their career at this well thought of school.

We are looking for a candidate who has:
• A proven track record of school improvement and is currently a Deputy or above.
• A proven ability to work both independently and lead a team
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to develop and implement a shared vision across our partnership
• Initiative, imagination, creativity and a positive approach
• Knowledge of current developments in EYFS, KS1 and KS2
• Is willing to contribute to the full life of the school

In return we can offer a genuine commitment to your continuing professional development within a truly inclusive, forward thinking Academy Trust with supportive staff and governors.

 Please download a vacancy pack and application form below and return your application by email to Laura Bechelli at bechellil@aaat.uk

 Closing date: Friday 1st October 2021 at 12 noon.

Interview Date: Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th October 2021

Halling Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The appointment is subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.

Information about the school

Halling Primary School, which is part of the Cliffe Woods Academy Trust, is located in the attractive village of Halling, situated beside the River Medway between Snodland and Cuxton. There are good transport links with easy access to the M2 and the M20, as well as the recently opened bridge across to Wouldham and Burham.

We currently have 328 pupils on roll and have recently expanded to two form entry. Halling Primary School is a popular community school with strong local links and a place at the heart of a thriving village. We have a child-centred ethos and a curriculum that supports learning for life. The school has an outstanding outdoor environment featuring our own Forest School area, pond, wildlife area, outdoor classroom and an all-weather sports area. Outdoor learning is a key feature of our curriculum.

Halling Primary School has a good OFSTED rating with outstanding behaviour and safeguarding and an outstanding Early Years Foundation Stage. Our staff are committed, friendly and reflective, always striving to achieve the very best outcomes for all of our children. All that we do is underpinned by our core values: compassion; integrity; thankfulness; respect and resilience. These values enable all our pupils to gain the skills, knowledge, attributes and mindset needed to succeed in an ever-changing society.

For more information, please visit: https://www.halling.medway.sch.uk/ or if you would like to see our wonderful school in action, please do not hesitate to contact the school office to arrange a tour/ discussion with the Head Teacher.

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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.