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Job details
Employer Lewes New School
Location East Sussex
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Lewes New School is seeking a new Headteacher to provide inspirational educational and strategic leadership for our co-created learning community.

The successful candidate will have a deep commitment to our human-centred vision and:

• Qualified teacher status

• Substantial primary school teaching experience, with a senior leadership role

• Headteacher qualification and experience are desirable

• Leadership skills and experience, including the ability to think strategically to lead development and lead change so others can carry the vision forwards

• Experience in developing and supporting innovative teaching practices; a deep understanding of project-based, co-created curriculum; and the capacity to empower teachers to develop a professional culture of collaboration, research and reflection.

Candidates are warmly invited to visit the school before making an application. Please contact or call 01273 477074.

Please send your completed Application Form (we are unable to accept CVs) to:

Lewes New School, Talbot Terrace, Lewes BN7 2DS

or email to

Closing date: 9am Thursday 29th June 2017

If you are shortlisted, you will be informed on Friday 30th June.

Interviews: Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th July 2017  

The process will include an interview, some observed teaching and facilitation activities. You will also be invited to present your personal Learning Portfolio. You are welcome to choose your own format for this.

Lewes New School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and to comply with all Safeguarding, Child Protection and Health & Safety policies and procedures.

About the employer

Information about Lewes New School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 11 years
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Locations and contacts

Talbot Terrace
East Sussex
United Kingdom
+44 1273 483054