Primary - Head of School, Bournemouth, Dorset

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St Peter's SchoolBournemouth, Dorset

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Range 14-19
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you a serving headteacher or deputy, with a passion for learning and a vision for a holistic all-through curriculum?  Would you like to work with a strong team to further develop our new Primary phase?

St Peter’s Catholic School in Bournemouth is an all-through school ,currently with two classes in each year from Reception to Year 3, plus an eight form Secondary phase from Year 7 to Year 13.  We will continue to grow each year to become an all-through 4 -18 school by 2020.

We are looking to appoint a ‘Head of Primary Phase’ to start in September 2018.  From that time the appointed person will recruit staff and further develop the curriculum along with the current Senior Leadership Team, under the line management of the Headteacher. The Primary Phase was awarded Outstanding by Ofsted  as part of the All through Report in September 2017.

St Peter’s is a split site school and the Primary site, which is three miles away from the Secondary phase, has great facilities within a large open campus.  

St Peter’s School has a celebrated reputation in the local community and is always over-subscribed.  There are strong links with our partner Catholic primary schools. St Peter’s School is an Academy under the joint trusteeship of the Catholic Diocese of Portsmouth and the De La Salle Order. 

We are a flourishing Catholic School, delightfully situated on the Dorset Coast with ready access to the New Forest, both areas rich with opportunities for outdoor pursuits.

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More about St Peter's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Primary School Campus, Holdenhurst Avenue, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 6RG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1202 427291
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St Peter’s is an exceptional, oversubscribed Catholic school in Dorset on the South Coast of England close to Bournemouth Town.

The area is famous for its miles of sandy beaches which provide opportunities for water sports and beach activities. Bo...