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Saxon Wood School


Closing date: 04/10/2019 at 12:00

Interview dates: 21/10/2019

Job Start Date: 01/01/2020

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Leadership Scale

Salary Details: The indicative pay range is set at £53,724 to £62,263 (pay award pending)

Hours of Work: Full time

Location of Role: Saxon Wood School

Contact e-mail address: eps-recruitment@hants.gov.uk

Job/Person Summary

Our present Head Teacher is retiring and we need a dynamic professional with vision and enthusiasm to carry forward the school’s culture of continuous improvement from January 2020.

Saxon Wood is a special school for primary aged children with physical disabilities, with an attached nursery. Ofsted report that pupils with complex needs thrive at this excellent school, which has particular strengths in augmented and alternative communication. It provides a wide and varied curriculum with challenging but realistic goals for its pupils. There are strong partnerships between staff and parents, governors and health service professionals. Consequently families feel, and are, very well supported and the needs of their children are met well.

We are a unique school with a strong family ethos. We are looking for someone who embraces this ethos, is open to using technological advances to help move the school forward and has a passion for providing the best education, care and opportunities to support our children to be the very best they can be.

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Application Procedure

Visits to school are welcomed and can be arranged by either telephone or e-mail: adminoffice@saxonwood.hants.sch.uk (Tel 01256 356635). 

Please find attached the information pack, application form and equalities monitoring form. 

Completed applications need to be returned to Education Personnel Services at eps-recruitment@hants.gov.uk

Safer Recruitment

Saxon Wood School and Hampshire County Council are 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.

About us

Address: Barron Place, Rooksdown, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG24 9NH

Telephone: 01256 356635

Website: http://www.saxonwood.hants.sch.uk

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