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Dogmersfield Church of England Primary School


Closing date: 14/05/2021 at 12:00

Interview dates: 26/05/2021

Job Start Date: September 2021

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Leadership Scale

Salary Details: The indicative salary is set at LDR22 £54,715 - LDR34 £63,358

Hours of Work: Full Time

Location of Role: Hart

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

Job/Person Summary

Due to our current headteacher moving on to new challenges, Dogmersfield Primary School’s Governing Body is seeking to recruit a new headteacher for September 2021. We are looking for a proactive leader who can continue ‘inspiring each member of the Dogmersfield family to make a difference to themselves, to others and to the world’. 

You will:

Have positive and collaborative leadership qualities;

Have a passion for learning and teaching as well as the well-being of children, staff and parents;

Uphold, articulate and promote Christian values and moral purpose;

Lead by example, demonstrating integrity, creativity, resilience, and clarity;

Be able to communicate effectively with the children, staff, parents and governors, and be an active listener;

Have a detailed and thorough knowledge of Safeguarding, Health and Safety, welfare and pastoral care for children;

Be able to create a culture where staff are motivated, and encouraged to take initiatives and make decisions, and where they will feel supported to develop their own skills as leaders and to deepen their subject knowledge. 

In return we offer:

Children who are happy and excited about their learning, who care about one another and the wider world around them. They are polite, well- mannered and caring individuals and genuinely aim to treat each other with love and respect. 

An experienced, dedicated hard working staff, who have developed an ambitious curriculum, who work collaboratively and support each other. They work together to ensure the needs of every child are met.

A dedicated and supportive Governing Body, PTA and parent community.

A happy school with a family Christian ethos, nestled in a picturesque rural Hampshire village. 

About us:

Our school has a family, caring attitude and is valued by staff, pupils and parents alike. This is embodied in our Christian values of love courage and respect. Education here is driven by enquiry-based learning, aiming to ignite curiosity, excitement and resilience so that our children see themselves as lifelong learners. The school was rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in January 2020 and we have a forward thinking, highly experienced staff. 

We are a Church of England (Voluntary Aided) Primary School. We have 1 form entry, PAN 20, with 124 currently on roll within the school. Our 5 classes were named by the children, after inspirational figures who have demonstrated our values of ‘love, courage and respect’. 

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact Sue Riley 01252 616345, or email adminoffice@dogmersfield.hants.sch.uk to arrange an appointment.

Application Procedure

Please find attached the Headteacher information pack and application form. 

Applications will need to be returned electronically 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 day 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

Dogmersfield Church of England Primary 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: Chatter Alley, Dogmersfield, Hook, Hampshire, RG27 8SS

Telephone: 01252 616345

Website: www.dogmersfield.hants.sch.uk

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Application form