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Executive Headteacher

Amberley CofE Primary School, Arundel, West Sussex

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Headteacher Group 1, L12 to L18 i.e. £55,338 to £63,508

Job summary

Executive Headteacher for the Arun Villages Federation

We are seeking an experienced, capable and creative leader who will relish the exciting challenge of leading and growing the Arun Villages Federation (AVF).

The Federation currently includes Amberley CE Primary School and St James’ CE Primary School, Coldwaltham in an established and successful partnership which is committed to providing the very best education opportunities for the children in our area. Both schools are situated in the heart of the South Downs National Park and surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside and coastline in southern England ( https://www.southdowns.gov.uk )

The new Executive Headteacher will recognise the opportunity to take our vision forward, developing the many strengths of the schools, creating new strategies to enhance the benefits of collaboration, and growing the federation.

Our two primary schools hold Church of England voluntary controlled status and, in accordance with this, we celebrate diversity, respect freedom of religion and belief, and encourage others to contribute from the depths of their own traditions and understandings. We are an equal opportunity employer; as such all employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and the needs of our schools.

It is important that our new Executive Headteacher has experience of working in rural schools, is committed and passionate about securing the place of rural schools within their communities, and understands the significant benefits that federation brings to these schools.

Our Executive Headteacher will be an excellent practitioner, able to lead curriculum development and those who deliver it, constantly seeking ways to raise attainment and standards. She/he will be an excellent motivator of staff and will have the ability to delegate and monitor effectively. Executive Headteachers are leading professionals and role models for the communities they serve so we expect our Executive Headteacher to embrace the Standards of Excellence for Headteachers 2020.

Both schools are rated Good by Ofsted

Applying for the job

Complete the application form and email to HRSchoolAdverts@westsussex.gov.uk quoting reference number 16368

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England
Education phase
School size
48 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01798 831612

About Amberley CofE Primary School

Amberley CE Primary School is part of the Arun Villages Federation with St James' CE Primary School, Coldwaltham

Arranging a visit to Amberley CofE Primary School

Contact the School Business Manager at St James' ‭CE - 01798 872196 recruitment@arunvillagesfederation.com

School location

School Road, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9NB

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