35 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    25 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    7 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    12 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Leadership Range - Five point pay range between L8 and L17, to be determined on appointment.

Job summary

We are a large and popular village school in the Meon Valley and, due to the promotion of our Deputy Headteacher, are looking to appoint a highly motivated person with the vision and experience to play a pivotal leadership role.

This is a truly unique opportunity for an ambitious, inspirational and talented practitioner and leader to support the Headteacher in continuing our outstanding work, setting up new and creative ways of working to improve outcomes for all children. As this is an ideal position for someone looking to take up a Headteacher position in the near future, the role will be non classed based but will include some teaching.

Applying for the job

Please use the Hampshire County Council Teacher Application Form attached.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
423 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01489 894555

About Swanmore Church of England Aided Primary School

There has been a school on the site since Victorian times and we retain the original building which accommodates our Year 2 classes. We have grown to two-class entry in Year R to Year 6, and are only 3 children away from being completely full. We have wonderful support from our Parent/Teacher group with popular events throughout the year.

We believe the school has a particular ethos, a combination of reputation, attitude and traditional. It has to do with the kind of standard- moral and educational- that we stand for. If has to do with its relevance to the world in which it operates and its ability to equip our pupils with what it takes to face that world and grow up in it successfully, to become happy and fulfilled individuals who contribute to the community. As children join our school, they ring themselves in on the schools 1804 bell to the applause of the whole school community. They are valued and welcomed as part of our school family. Our Christian values of Honest, Charity and Respect, drive all we do and form our thinking and approach to school life.

The outside environment is a fantastic stimulus for the children and this is embed from Year R to Year 6, with Wellie Walks, den building, fires in the copse through to residential camps on the field, nights at Minstead Study Centre, walks around Swanage and a week exploring in the Welsh hills at Hampshire’s Outdoor Centre. We are fortunate to have access to a private woodland, which allows children learn about the outdoors and how to respect the environment.

Arranging a visit to Swanmore Church of England Aided Primary School

At the very end of the Deputy Headteacher Pack is a list of dates and times that have been allocated for tours of the school. Please let us know, by email, which date and time is best for you. Many thanks

School location

Church Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO32 2PA

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