Head of School, Portsmouth

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Lyndhurst Junior SchoolPortsmouth

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £57,077 to £62,863
Contract term: Permanent

LYNDHURST JUNIOR SCHOOL

A King’s Group Academy

Head of School – September 2018

Salary £57,077 to £62,863 - Start date September 2018  

PAN: 120 / Age Range Years 3-6

“Opportunity and Success on a Global Stage” (KGA)

Following the promotion of our current Head of School, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious leader to work with our experienced Executive Headteacher, by leading and managing the school on a day to day basis, to drive the school forward and bring about a significant impact on pupil progress and attainment. Ultimately, through King’s Group, your career may include international openings, as well as the opportunity to work across other KGA schools in the Portsmouth cluster.

Located in the heart of Portsmouth, Lyndhurst joined the prestigious King’s Group of Schools becoming their first academy in the King’s Group Multi Academy Trust in March 2016.  Lyndhurst is a school where children feel safe, where learning is enjoyed and expectations are high.  Your creativity and experience will build on and further develop this culture of high aspiration and vision on our journey of continuous improvement. 

We can offer you:

A network of expertise and support through KGA;

Opportunities to develop both personally and professionally;

Committed and valued staff who work hard, have fun and form a cohesive team;

Enthusiastic and respectful pupils, keen to learn and think critically;

Experience of EYFS & KS1 by working closely with our adjacent infant school too.

If the challenge of inspiring our pupils to be successful, working with parents is your passion and you can energise staff teams to deliver above and beyond, then your application will be warmly welcomed. This role offers the opportunity to make your mark and enhance your professional career.

Application procedure: Visits to our school are warmly welcomed prior to application. To request any further information, arrange a visit, or for a confidential discussion please contact:  Geraldine Underwood on 023 9266 3645 or e-mail g.underwood@kgalyndhurst.uk

Closing date:       25th March 2018 

Interview dates:  Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th April 2018   

 Lyndhurst Junior School  is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 11 years
Address: Crofton Road, North End, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO2 0NT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 23 9266 3645