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Headteacher

Jessie Younghusband School ChichesterWest Sussex

Due to the retirement of the current headteacher, an opportunity has arisen to lead our friendly, community minded and successful school; Ofsted rated ‘Good’ in February 2019.


You will have a proven track record of teaching and learning, be able to demonstrate strong leadership and have a strategic understanding of modern primary education. The school prides itself on delivering a broad curriculum and you will be expected to build on the things we already do well and help us to address any areas that need developing.


Interviews are scheduled at the school, social distancing allowing, on Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th of January 2021, and you are most welcome to visit the school prior to the closing date for applications.


If you would like to find out more about this position, or to arrange a visit, please contact the Clerk to the Governing Body: email office@jys.org.uk / telephone 01243 782192.


A candidate information pack and application form are attached, and the key dates for applying are listed below:


Closing date: Fri 8 Jan 2021 at 12:00

Shortlisting: Thu 14 Jan 2021

Interviews: Wed 27 & Thu 28 Jan 2021


Your application should include a supporting statement that provides evidence of your impact and how you meet the requirements detailed within the person specification. Your statement should be no longer than two sides of A4.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Supporting documents