Head of Primary Phase, EASTBOURNE

Closing date:

Cavendish SchoolEASTBOURNE

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Start date: 16 April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L16-L20
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

If you are an outstanding leader, inspirational with strategic vision, then an exciting opportunity is available to be our 


Salary Range L16-20 £57,077– £62,863

With effect from 16 April 2018

The Governors and Headteacher of The Cavendish School Academy Trust invite applications for the leadership of the Primary phase of this popular and successful school. We are a co-educational comprehensive school of currently 760 Secondary Phase pupils. In September 2015 the School opened the Primary phase with a two form entry Reception to become an All-Through school in existing school buildings. In September 2016, we opened our new Primary Phase building which also incorporated a Pre-School. The primary phase has currently 270 pupils from Reception age to Year 4.

The successful candidate, a committed professional, will be:

• A passionate educator

• Able to work collaboratively with the Headteacher in shaping the development of the Primary Phase.

• An inspirational leader with the ability to mobilise a team

• Able to motivate and raise pupil achievement

• Actively promoting the school in the wider community

• Continue developing a happy and secure environment for pupils and staff

Our School is located in a pleasant residential area and enjoys views of the South Downs. 

Closing date:  9:00am on Friday 1 December 2017

Interview date:   Wednesday 6 December and Thursday 7 December 2017

Starting date: 16 April 2018

If you wish to visit the school please contact Amy Harris on 01323 744290.

For an application pack please contact us at personnel@cavendish.e-sussex.sch.uk  

We look forward to receiving your application by e-mail, for the attention of Mr Jon Brown,

Resources Manager. personnel@cavendish.e-sussex.sch.uk 

Please note that we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expect all those who work with us to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/crb-criminal-records-bureau-check.  We give high priority to promoting diversity throughout the school

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More about Cavendish School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 16 years
Address: Eldon Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 1UE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1323 731340
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