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Alton Infant School


Closing date: 04/01/2021 at 12:00

Interview dates: 20/01/2021

Job Start Date: April 2021

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Leadership Scale

Salary Details: LDR27 - LDR39 (£56,580 - £65,562)

Hours of Work: Full Time

Location of Role: Alton Infant School

Job/Person Summary

Come and join us to become part of our community.


Due to the retirement of our current Headteacher the Governors of Alton Infant School are looking to appoint a warm, dynamic and inspirational leader who will build on her work at our friendly, caring and thriving school. If you value building relationships and excellent practice, we look forward to reviewing your application.


Situated in the heart of the market town of Alton, Hampshire; Alton Infant School is a well-loved, two form entry infant school which benefits from close links with the local nurseries and junior school. The school’s history stretches back over 150 years and we have very strong links within our community. We are proud of our school and would love for you to consider being a key part of this exciting opportunity to lead, inspire and build on our existing relationships within our school and wider community.


Our committed staff, governing body and active HSA (Home School Association) work closely together to support each other and value the contributions of every individual. We are a warm and caring community who work hard to keep our children safe and happy and ensure that the children are always at the heart of everything we do. Our children are happy, enthusiastic and confident, who love to learn and work hard both in the classroom and throughout the wider curriculum, winning a number of RHS awards through our ever-popular gardening club and helping us as school to achieve a Level 1 UNICEF Rights Respecting School Award which we are all very proud of.


A full and detailed Person Specification and Job Description is included in our Information Pack and more information on our school can be downloaded on the right or found on our website.

Application Procedure

All applications will need to be submitted to Education Personel Services via email by Midday on the 4th January 2021.


Safer Recruitment

Alton Infant 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: Normandy Street, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1DH

Telephone: 01420 83857

Website: http://www.alton-inf.hants.sch.uk/

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