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Orchard Lea Federation

Executive Headteacher

Closing date: 07/05/2021 at 12:00

Interview dates: 24/05/2021
25/05/2021

Job Start Date: January 2022

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Leadership Scale

Salary Details: The indicative pay range LDR31 £61,170 - LDR43 £70,747

Hours of Work: Full Time

Location of Role: Fareham

Contact e-mail address: htrecruitment@hants.gov.uk

Job/Person Summary

Orchard Lea Infant School and Orchard Lea Junior School formed a federation in December 2020. We now have a very exciting opportunity for you to develop your career by becoming the inspirational leader of our newly formed Federation. You will be guiding the schools as they move forward as a federation whilst still retaining their individualities.  Both schools received a Good rating from their most recent Ofsted reports.

The Executive Headteacher position is a new role and we are therefore seeking to appoint an experienced, inspirational individual; with strong communication skills, who will work collaboratively with committed governors and a dedicated team of teaching and non-teaching staff in order to provide a motivational, enjoyable and safe environment for our children to learn and grow.

As our Executive Headteacher you will be able to:

We will provide support to assist you through your on-boarding period - setting you up for success and thereafter provide you opportunities for on-going professional development.

The staff teams at both schools have a passion for delivering the best for each and every child with a focus on the development of the whole child. Classrooms are well resourced, with up to date technology and the outdoor learning environment is well-developed. You will be supported by strong leadership teams, a supportive parent community and a board of governors who will work with you to achieve our shared goals.

We are looking for someone who

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

Application Procedure

Please visit our websites for further information about the schools. Working within the Covid19 related guidance in place at the time, visits to the schools are warmly welcomed and encouraged but may be limited to particular days.

Please contact the Chair of Governors at  chairofgovernors@ojs1.co.uk to arrange a visit. 

Please find attached the Headteacher information pack and application form.

Applications will need to be returned to Education Personal Services, electronically by noon on 7 May 2021 to htrecruitment@hants.gov.uk

When submitting your application, please use the following format as the email subject heading: School Name – Position – Your Name.

Applications are acknowledged within 1 working days of receipt. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within this time, please contact the recruitment team immediately at htrecruitment@hants.gov.uk.

Safer Recruitment

Orchard Lea Federation 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: Kennedy Avenue, Fareham, Hampshire, PO15 6BJ

Telephone: 01329 232563

Website: www.orchardleafederation.co.uk

Attachments

Application form