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Saint Lawrence Church of England Primary School


Closing date: 13/01/2022 at 12:00

Interview dates: 27/01/2022

Job Start Date: April 2022

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Leadership Scale

Salary Details: The indicative salary is set at LDR 23 to LDR 35

Hours of Work: Full Time

Location of Role: East Hampshire

Job/Person Summary

Due to our current Headteacher retiring at the end of the Spring Term in 2022, St Lawrence CE Primary School’s Governing Body is seeking to recruit a new Headteacher for April 2022.

We are looking for an inspiring, collaborative and innovative individual who will continue to grow and nurture our fantastic children and amazing staff.

You will be someone who…

Leads by example: demonstrating integrity and creativity

Has a passion for teaching and learning as well as the wellbeing of children, staff and parents

Is an active listener and a reflective leader; communicating effectively with pupils, staff, parents and governors

Makes decisions that always have impact

Creates a culture where staff are motivated, trusted, and encouraged to take the initiative and make decisions, and where they will feel supported to develop their own skills as leaders.

Upholds, articulates and promotes Christian values and moral purpose

Brings a sense of joy to staff, pupils and our community

Is warm, caring and aspirational and would like to join us on the next step of our journey

In return we offer….

Dedicated support from our experience and knowledgeable staff

The opportunity to be a part of a loving school family

Staff who are diligent and research driven

An ambitious knowledge-rich curriculum

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

Children who are loving, well behaved and inspired by their learning They are polite, well- mannered and caring individuals who genuinely aim to treat each other with love, compassion and respect.  

About us….

Our school sits in the heart of the socially and economically diverse market town of Alton, right next to St Lawrence Church.  The school was first built in 1840 and opened a new classroom in 2018. 

Our school has a family, nurturing environment which is embodied in our Christian values of Love, Compassion and Respect. Education here is driven by research aiming to ignite passion, curiosity and creativity so that our children see themselves as life-long learners. St Lawrence is a 1 form entry primary school with a PAN of 30, with approximately 210 currently on roll within the school.  We are a small school, but we think big!

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact Sue Lintott on 01420 84400, or email adminoffice@st-lawrence.hants.sch.uk to arrange an appointment.

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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 2 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

Saint Lawrence 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: Amery Hill, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 2BY

Telephone: 01420 84400

Website: http://www.st-lawrence.hants.sch.uk

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