Headteacher, East Sussex

Closing date:Expiring soon

Telscombe Cliffs Community Primary SchoolEast Sussex

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 or January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L22 – L27*
Contract term: Permanent

Telscombe Cliffs Community Primary School and Nursery is seeking an enthusiastic and inspirational Headteacher to lead our friendly, vibrant school. Everyone at our school is committed to high expectations and aspirations – we want all learners to reach their full potential. Everything we do is underpinned by creativity and imagination. Our motto is ‘Learning with no Limits’ and we encourage our children and staff to aim high. Applications are invited from highly motivated leaders who know and understand how to achieve outstanding classroom practice and lead our strong and dedicated team. The school is a local authority, maintained school but the governors are currently exploring whether academisation may bring further capacity and any Headteacher who is appointed would be fully consulted on this.

This role will appeal to a professional who:

  • is sensitive, imaginative, motivational and innovative.
  • is able to lead the Senior Leadership Team and the whole school in striving for excellence in all areas.
  • is able to demonstrate experience of leading a ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ school.
  • has high expectations for Safeguarding/Keeping Children Safe in Education.
  • is able to develop/maintain good working relationships with staff, parents, governors and the wider community.
  • is able to demonstrate that they can meet all of the requirements of our Person Specification.

Closing date: 12 Noon, Monday 25th March 2019

Interview dates: Thursday 25th & Friday 26th April 2019

To receive our application pack, please contact: leadership.recruitment@eastsussex.gov.uk

Visits to our school are preferred. Please contact the School Business Manager Miss Julie Bright, if you would like to visit or need further information. Email: JBright@staff.telscombecliffs.e-sussex.sch.uk

For more information about our school, please visit our website: www.telscombecliffsprimary.co.uk

Number on Roll: 677

Telscombe Cliffs Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 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.

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More about Telscombe Cliffs Community Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Telscombe Cliffs Way, Telscombe Cliffs, Peacehaven, East Sussex, BN10 7DE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 583113
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