Executive Headteacher, Hillingdon

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Harefield Infant SchoolHillingdon

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Executive Headteacher

Full time, Permanent

Salary negotiable commensurate with experience; Group 4 

REF: SCH/16695TR

Location: Harefield, Middlesex  

Combined Schools Group: 4

Start Date: September 2019

With the current Executive Headteacher retiring at the end of the academic year, the Federated Governing Body, Staff and Pupils are seeking a strong inspirational leader with the skills to lead our inclusive schools. 

The successful candidate will work across Harefield Infant and Harefield Junior Schools and have an extensive proven, track record of developing and maintaining outstanding standards of achievement in a primary school setting.

The Governors are looking for an Executive Headteacher who is an innovative leader; with the ability to inspire, motivate and empower others, with strong people skills and the ability to communicate at all levels and to a range of audiences and have a track record of working well with key stakeholders. As Executive Headteacher you will expect the highest standards of all pupils, staff and members of the wider school community and have excellent organisation and planning skills together with a talent for analysis and decision-making and be committed to continuous improvement and innovation.

As Executive Headteacher you will also ensure all pupils in our inclusive schools receive the best possible educational experience to enable them to achieve their very highest educational and personal potential and encourage them to be independent learners and so prepare them to contribute as members of a diverse multicultural community.

In return we can offer the successful candidate:

  • a well-established, staff team committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for children who in the main are well behaved and courteous and who enjoy learning and working hard; 
  • a knowledgeable and active Governing Body who provide constructive challenge and are committed to continuous improvement; 
  • the opportunity to innovate and be forward thinking and show your impact on school improvement as you lead strategic initiatives; 
  • being part of a wider school network and working with fellow Headteachers through the Primary Head Forum and strong local partnerships and links with the local community

We are proud of our schools, and encourage you to come and meet us and experience what makes our schools so special.

We would invite potential applicants to visit the school in w/c 21st January 2019. To arrange an appointment contact Carol Marriot in the Infant School Office on 01895 462399 or email info@harefieldinfants.co.uk  or Tracy Kencroft in the Junior School Office on 01895 824447 or email office@harefieldjunior.org.uk 

If you would like to find out more about this post, including the job description and person specification please view the Candidate Information Pack.

CLOSING DATE: 27 January 2019 – 23:59

INTERVIEW DATE: 06 February 2019

CVs will not be accepted with the job application form, please also provide a covering letter/personal statement (no longer than 3-4 sides of A4) showing how you fulfil the job description and person specification.

Please ensure that all gaps in employment are explained in your application. All referees provided must be related to previous employment and one should be from your most recent Line Manager.

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. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

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More about Harefield Infant School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 7 years
Address: High Street, Harefield, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB9 6BT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1895 462399