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Job details
Employer Quercus Federation
Location East Sussex
Salary Range L15-21
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts April or September 2017

The Governors of the Quercus Federation invite and welcome applications for the position of an Executive Headteacher, who will develop the federation while preserving the individuality of each school.

The children, parents, staff and governors are seeking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Executive Headteacher to lead the two schools as they consolidate “Good” and move to reach “Outstanding”.

Hurst Green and Northiam are small Church of England VC Primary Schools each set in delightful grounds, in expanding villages, in rural East Sussex and located about 12 miles apart. Both schools have a distinct Christian ethos.

Quercus Federation was formed on 1st September 2016 and the joint Governing Body now seek a leader with flair and enthusiasm to: promote great learning; enthuse a vibrant and committed staff and engage with the wider community.

Candidates must have a proven record of leadership, supported by quality academic and teaching qualifications, plus experience of working across the Primary sector.

Visits to the schools are actively encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the Hurst Green school office on 01580 860375.

To receive our recruitment pack and apply please email the Leadership Recruitment Team at

Closing date for applications 6th January 2017, noon
Interviews will be held 24th/25th January 2017

Our Schools are committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection process reflect his commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with relevant employment checks.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2009.

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2009 Regulations inconnection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, bycompleting a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2009 Regulations.

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2009 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.

Quercus Federation

Hurst Green CE Primary and Nursery
TN19 7PN
No on Roll 113 in sch + 20 Nursery

Northiam CE Primary
TN31 6NB
No on Roll 80

Locations and contacts

C/o Hurst Green Church of England Primary School
London Road
Hurst Green
East Sussex
TN19 7PN
United Kingdom