Headteacher, Boston, Lincolnshire

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Boston Hawthorn Tree SchoolBoston, Lincolnshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L17-L23
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No



Hawthorn Tree Primary School, Toot Lane, Boston, Lincolnshire. PE21 0PT



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L17 – L23 – Required for September 2018 – Permanent, full time

Following our Headteacher’s decision to retire in 2018, the governors, teachers and pupils are seeking to appoint an exceptional individual who possesses an understanding of, and a vision for, primary education in a 21st century setting.

· We are a ‘Good’ school with aspirations to achieve ‘Outstanding’ status

· We are a UNICEF Rights Respecting School having attained the Level 1 award

You would need to be:

· A committed leader with a proven record of raising standards and successful whole school  


· Someone with a passionate desire for excellence and the ability to be a role model with regard to 

developing and communicating the school’s ethos and vision.

· A self-motivated, innovative individual with high expectations who is able to inspire and support 


· Dedicated to maintaining and enhancing partnerships with pupils, parents, governors and the wider 

educational network.

· Someone with a proven record of accomplishment in raising standards at a time of educational change 

and financial challenges.

· Someone with a desire to advance the school to the next level, building on current achievements.

You would benefit from:

· A ‘Good’ school with an inclusive family orientated school ethos.

· A welcoming and vibrant learning environment in modern well maintained buildings.

· A successful school with happy, enthusiastic, engaged and well behaved pupils who enjoy learning.

· A skilled, multi-disciplinary team who support pupil and family learning.

· A highly competent and dedicated staff who share best teaching practice.

· A pro-active and supportive governing body.

· A sound financial footing with first class budgetary control.

We welcome visits to the school of prospective applicants. Please contact the school office to arrange a mutually convenient time. Application packs are available from the school website http://www.hawthorntree.co.uk/

Closing Date     Shortlisting  Interview date

Noon – Monday 5/2/2018  Tuesday 6/2/2018   Tuesday 20/2/2018

Hawthorn Tree School has adopted the principles of safe interviewing and safeguarding and is committed to promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure process.


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More about Boston Hawthorn Tree School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Toot Lane, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 0PT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1205 363031