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The Schools of Woolton Hill

Executive Headteacher

Closing date: 18/11/2020 at 12:00

Interview dates: 03/12/2020

Job Start Date: April 2021

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Leadership Scale

Salary Details: The indicative pay range is set at £57,285 to £66,372

Hours of Work: Full Time

Location of Role: The Schools of Woolton Hill, Newbury

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

Job/Person Summary

Are you a visionary educational leader?

Do you have the experience and drive to establish a newly formed federation?

Are you looking for the next challenge to further your career?

If your answer is “yes”, this role might be perfect for you.

St Thomas’ Church of England Infant School and Woolton Hill Junior School are located in the pretty Hampshire village of Woolton Hill, on the Berkshire-Hampshire border, lying within the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural beauty. Now part of a federation to be known as The Schools of Woolton Hill, we are proud of our schools and their place in the community. We believe that education is a partnership between home and school and we strive to develop effective learning in a stimulating, engaging and safe environment where every child thrives.

With our federation just newly formed, the Executive Headteacher is a new role which represents an extremely exciting opportunity for the postholder to drive our schools forward in the next stage of their development. We are therefore seeking to appoint an experienced, inspirational individual, with strong communication skills, who will work collaboratively with forward thinking governors, a dedicated team of teaching and non-teaching staff, and children who are motivated to learn.

We are looking for a leader who will:

In return, we will offer you an exceptional opportunity to further your career as an ambitious educational leader in this new federation, taking the schools on the next stage of our journey. You will find motivated and well-mannered children, invested parents and a strong staff team.

If you think this new pivotal role for our schools is the right one for you, please take a look at our pack for further details on this opportunity.

Application Procedure

Visits to the school prior to application are strongly encouraged and will be warmly welcomed, subject to the appropriate Covid guidelines at the time.

To arrange your visit, please contact the St. Thomas’ CoE Infant School’s office on 01635 253431 or email a.governor@st-thomas.hants.sch.uk

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

Please return all applications to eps-recruitment@hants.gov.uk via email by noon on 18th November 2020.

Safer Recruitment

Hampshire County Council, St Thomas’ Church of England Infant School and Woolton Hill Junior School 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. The successful candidate will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks, along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Woolton Hill, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 9XE

Telephone: 01635 253364

Website: www.wooltonhilljunior.co.uk

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