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Glenfield Infant School


Closing date: 12/01/2024 at 12:00

Interview dates: 24/01/2024

Job Start Date: September 2024

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Leadership Scale

Salary Details: L15 - L21 (£66,628 - £77,195)

Hours of Work: Full time

Location of Role: Glenfield Infant School, Southampton

Job/Person Summary

Governors are seeking to appoint an experienced, tenacious leader, who understands that learning is the heart of our school.  The successful candidate will build on the strong foundations that already exists. Our new Headteacher will inspire and bring out the best in staff, be resourceful, have resilience and drive, and have a proven track-record of delivering strong educational outcomes. The school has a committed family of staff, governors and parents/carers - we are exceptionally proud of our children and our community. Our inspection in October 2021 said:

‘Staff’s warmth, dedication and high expectations get pupils off to a flying start in this school. Pupils learn and play with energy and enthusiasm. They look forward to lessons and tackle their work conscientiously.’

‘All pupils and families are welcomed into the heart of the school’s generous community. If pupils have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND), school leaders and staff make sure that the right support is in place. Pupils accept each other and enjoy being together, irrespective of different backgrounds, abilities or families.’

The successful candidate will drive the development of the school’s curriculum offer, ensuring that more pupils than ever before leave each stage of their educational journey well-prepared for their next. Strategies will place the needs of the most disadvantaged children at the centre of their design.



Application Procedure

Should you wish to apply for this vacancy, please view the candidate pack and complete the application form which can be found at www.hamwic.org. Completed applications should be returned to [email protected]. CV’s will only be accepted along with a completed application form.

We would be delighted to give you a tour of the school and answer any questions you may have. Please contact the Lois Gennings, School Business Manager on 02380 227966 to arrange a visit.

Safer Recruitment

All schools within the Trust 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: Rossington Way, Bitterne, Southampton, Hampshire, SO18 4RN

Telephone: 023 8022 7966

Website: www.glenfieldschool.co.uk/

Application form