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Silchester Church of England Primary School

Head of School

Closing date: 10/05/2024 at 12:00

Interview date: 16/05/2024

Job Start Date: 01/09/2024

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Leadership Scale

Salary Details: L7 to L11

Hours of Work: Full Time

Location of Role: Silchester C of E Primary School

Job/Person Summary

Silchester C of E Primary School is looking to appoint a new Head of school. Silchester C of E Primary School is part of a wider partnership of schools in North Hampshire overseen by one Executive Headteacher. Silchester is a caring, respecting and thriving community that is looking for a new leader to come in and make a difference to our pupils, staff and wider community.

Headship can be a lonely and isolated role. A role that is not only wide but extremely pressured. Our collaboration of schools has the 100% belief that we are Stronger Together. We know through experience that having support from people doing the same role as you, who share the same values as you, not only makes the job more manageable it also makes it more enjoyable.

In this role you will have the autonomy of day-to-day operational leadership. You will be the figurehead for our school and get to know all the delightful children, hard working staff and supportive parents. You will also work closely with the Executive Headteacher, members of the Executive team and the Heads of School of the 3 other Schools in the Partnership, on all aspects of strategic planning and implementation.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate:

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to:

Application Procedure

Applications are welcome form all forms of senior leaders. We are looking for the right person to join and enhance our team, someone who shares the same values and ambition as we do. You do not need to be the finished article, but at the very least show that you have the potential to be exceptional. 

Application Procedure

We would be delighted to invite you to come and look around our school, to book this or if you are interested in applying please contact Amanda Sims – PA to Executive Headteacher - email [email protected] who will be happy to assist you with this.

Safer Recruitment

Silchester 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: School Lane, Silchester, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 2NJ

Telephone: 01189 700256

Website: www.silchesterschool.org

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