Headteacher with 0.5 teaching commitment, North Yorkshire

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Childhaven Community Nursery SchoolNorth Yorkshire

Date posted:
Start date: September, 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L6 - L13 (£44,544 - £52,930)
Contract term: Permanent

Giving children the best possible start to their education.
Set over 3 storeys of a beautiful large 5 storey, Victorian building, in heart of the spectacular seaside town of Scarborough, Childhaven is a successful and thriving Community Nursery School, rated Outstanding in all areas as well as being a Nursery Teaching School with  National teaching status and lead school in the Scarborough Teaching Alliance.

This is a unique opportunity to further develop Childhaven as a centre of excellence for Early Years in an environment that exudes infectious enthusiasm and enjoyment of learning. 

We are seeking to appoint a Headteacher with extensive knowledge of EYFS and early childhood development.  To succeed you must have drive and ambition to further develop collaborative working, financial clarity and strategic vision to ensure our long term viability.

You must be a proven leader and manager with the ability to build on our success, maximise pupil numbers and deliver outstanding progress across the school community. An excellent communicator, you must have a good understanding of the needs and demands of a nursery school such as Childhaven, together with the skills needed to effectively influence stakeholders.

You will benefit from the support of a team of experienced staff who share a very strong vision for the school and believe passionately in the same values and a supportive and caring Governing body. 

Scarborough is a spectacular seaside town on England’s North Sea coast, within the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. Where countryside meets the coast. As well as its stunning scenery, quaint coastal areas and glorious beaches, Scarborough offers a whole range of things to see and do. Home to open air concerts, theatre and the arts.

Scarborough boasts easy transport links to London, Leeds and Manchester.

If you would like the opportunity  to visit our school in advance of your application and see for yourself the exciting hub of activity that our children enjoy. Please call Emma-Jane Birley, school business manager on 01723 373231 to make an appointment or email: admin@childhaven.n-yorks.sch.uk

For more information and to apply please go to our dedicated website www.nyresourcing.co.uk/childhaven

Closing date for applications: Midnight, Sunday 3rd December
Shortlisting: Wednesday 6th December
Interviews: Week Commencing 11th December

When applying please take into account the following:

Supporting information:

The supporting information section of your application should clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements we have outlined in the person specification.  The information in Supporting Information will be used to shortlist applicants for this role and therefore it is imperative that you provide evidence as requested.

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More about Childhaven Community Nursery School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Early Years
Funding status: State - LEA Nursery
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 5 years
Address: 13 Belgrave Crescent, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1UB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1723 373231