Head of School, East Sussex

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Hailsham Community CollegeEast Sussex

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Start date: Easter 2019 (for opening September 2019)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale points 17 - 22 (£59,265 - £67,007)
Contract term: Permanent

To Lead a New Build Primary Phase School of an All-Through Academy

We are seeking to appoint a highly dynamic, motivational and ambitious leader with a strong proven track record at senior leadership level of raising standards and levels of achievement to lead a brand-new state of the art Primary phase school with exceptional internal and external facilities.  The school will become the primary phase in the development of the Hailsham Community College all-through school. This is a unique and exciting opportunity, to make a real difference to the life chances of children within the Community.

You will be an outstanding leader who has relentless drive, energy and passion whilst demonstrating exceptional skills in your ability to inspire young people to ‘be the very best they can be’.

Firmly committed to the highest standards and belief that all pupils can achieve great things, together we will strive to break down barriers to achievement and create exciting opportunities for the pupils in our community.  The successful candidate will work closely with the Principal and members of the senior leadership team in our shared vision of taking the Academy from good to outstanding.

As a valued member of our team at Hailsham Community College (Academy Trust) will can offer you:

  • An environment with shared values and high aspiration which places a huge emphasis on ‘being the best you can be’.
  • A commitment to your continued professional development.
  • A hardworking and dedicated team.
  • A warm, friendly and supportive atmosphere.
  • Automatic enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
  • The opportunity to join our Corporate Membership to Benenden Health Care, where the Academy pays for half the membership. The membership to the scheme will allow each participating member to request a wide range of discretionary health care services.
  • Cycle to work scheme.

If you have the motivation and drive for excellence and want to be a part of an enthusiastic dedicated and well-resourced team, committed to ensuring that all students make the best possible progress in an ambitious school with the desire to be ‘outstanding’, we would be pleased to receive an application from you.

Closing Date: Monday 26th November at noon.
Interviews: W/C 3rd December 2018

To request the information pack or to arrange a visit to the college please contact Emma Fletcher at Hays Leadership on 01273 721579 or email: emma.fletcher@hays.com

To confidentially discuss the role in more detail, please call Dion Mills on 07899 063321 or email dion.mills@hays.com

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance for this Academy. We are also required by law to ensure that any prospective employee is legally entitled to live and work in the UK. You will be required to provide documentation as evidence. Other conditions of employment may apply. We are committed to equality of opportunity and positively welcome applications form all sections of the community.

Battle Road, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1DT
Tel: 01323 841468
Website: www.hccat.net

Do not use the blue “apply” button below, instead all applications (and requests for the information pack) should be emailed to emma.fletcher@hays.com

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More about Hailsham Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Battle Road, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1DT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1323 841468
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Hailsham Community College is a co-educational secondary academy based in Hailsham, East Sussex, for students aged 11-18.    


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Values and vision 

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