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The Federation of Elson and Gomer Infant Schools

Executive Headteacher

Closing date: 11/09/2020 at 12:00

Interview dates: 28/09/2020

Job Start Date: January 2021

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Leadership Scale

Salary Details: The indicative pay range is set at £63,201 to £73,206

Hours of Work: Full Time

Location of Role: Elson & Gomer Infant Schools, Gosport, Hampshire

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

Job/Person Summary

Elson and Gomer Infant School Federation are seeking an inspirational and dedicated Executive Headteacher to lead our two wonderful infant schools, to build further on our previous successes and to ensure that “Together We Shine.”

This is a rare opportunity to lead a highly effective infant school federation to achieve greater success, working within two highly supportive communities that have high aspirations for their children. You will be welcomed by enthusiastic, confident and happy learners and a team that are justifiably very proud of their federation of schools.

The schools are closely situated and are both located on the Gosport peninsula. We also benefit from a close relationship with the Junior schools on each site. Elson Infant School also benefits from its highly valued relationship with the onsite pre-school. We work hard to achieve successful transitions for our children and to ensure that our children are well equipped to move successfully into the Juniors and beyond.

Every child is respected as an individual and we promote a culture of high aspiration for all our children across the federation.

Our well-established team of leaders, staff and governors working across the schools, alongside parents and the wider community, strive to achieve the very best outcomes for all.

Governors warmly invite applications from Headteachers, as well as Deputy and Assistant Headteachers who will:

You may have held a number of successful leadership positions, where you can evidence the significantly positive impact you have had on pupil outcomes. You will have the drive,
determination and energy to build on the federation’s successes and you will have experience of and a deep understanding of, Early Years and Key Stage 1 provision.

You will also be confident in your ability to motivate and develop our team of highly skilled and professional staff.

In return, we can offer:

Application Procedure

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact c.holloway@gomer-inf.hants.sch.uk to arrange an appointment.

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

Applications will need to be returned to Education Personnel Services, electronically to eps-recruitment@hants.gov.uk

Safer Recruitment

The Federation of Elson and Gomer Infant Schools 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: Pyrford Close, Alverstoke, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2RP

Telephone: 023 9258 0808

Website: www.gomerinfantschool.co.uk/

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