Interim Headteacher Danehill CE Primary
Hours of work: Headteacher full time hours
Fixed term for 12 months
Closing date: Tuesday 20 June 2017 Interview date: Thursday 22 and Friday 23 June 2017
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Danehill CE Primary School School Lane Danehill East Sussex RH17 7JB
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the Role
Group 1 Salary L8-14 Required from September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Danehill Primary School is a small Church of England Voluntary Controlled village school situated in a beautiful rural setting. It has four mixed-age classes comprising a total of 85 pupils. Ofsted currently rates the leadership and performance of the school as Outstanding.
Following the recent resignation of our existing Headteacher, the Governing Board is seeking to appoint a talented, energetic and forward-looking individual to maintain and improve the achievements of the school, its staff and pupils, and to lead it into a new era of working in partnership with other local schools.
We are looking for applicants with: - proven school management and leadership skills; - excellent communication skills; - the ability to maintain our high expectations on pupil progress and attainment; - the ability to inspire our successful team to deliver an outstanding education to our pupils. - the ability to maintain our caring, child-centred ethos; - the ability to identify and implement effective partnership working with other local schools.
We can offer: - a talented and committed staff; - a knowledgeable and effective Board of Governors; - an energetic and supportive wider school community; - 85 motivated, caring and well behaved children; - a beautiful rural setting.
This appointment will be made on an interim 12-month basis in the first instance. However, there is potential for an extension to this period subject to ongoing deliberations regarding the future leadership structure of the school.
Visits to the School are warmly welcomed by prior appointment with the school
Closing date: Tuesday 20th June 2017 Interview dates: Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd June 2017.
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.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. 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).
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.