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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 January 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £86,040 and £99,660

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be:

  • An inspirational and exceptional leader who has the drive, empathy and vision to lead the school on the next stage of its journey.
  • Passionate about the development of the whole child, with a track record of inclusivity and able to cultivate a climate of high expectations to ensure that every child can and will succeed.
  • Committed to excellence in teaching and learning with an in-depth understanding of best practices in education.
  • Willing to challenge and support staff to encourage them to be as good as they can be, and to hold them accountable for this.
  • Proven in the ability to think strategically and operationally, and able to demonstrate robust financial acumen.
  • Able to promote and market a semi-rural school effectively, situated in a competitive area of choice for educational establishments.
  • An effective communicator, with excellent interpersonal and stakeholder engagement skills, including working closely with trustees and external bodies to achieve the school’s aims.
  • Experienced in working in the community to enhance the school’s reputation and to ensure effective engagement with the local community.
  • Able to demonstrate a strong track record of recruiting and developing a first-class team, setting high standards and leading staff to work towards common goals.
  • Fully committed to active promotion of safeguarding across the community to ensure child protection and the promotion of a safe working environment for staff, volunteers, students, parents and visitors.
  • Understanding of the educational landscape to enable the school to focus on what really matters for Eggar’s students and families.
  • Willing to hold dear and model the values of Eggar’s school at all times.

What the school offers its staff

In return, the school will offer the successful candidate:

  • A school which is warm, friendly and innovative.
  • A stunning 38-acre site, which supports high standards of learning, beautifully maintained and valued by students and the local community.
  • An opportunity to follow in the footsteps of others and put their own mark on the school’s journey of improvement.
  • A team of dedicated and hard-working staff, including an excellent senior leadership team, all determined to continue to move the school forward.
  • A multicultural, dynamic student body who should know no boundaries in terms of their potential achievements.
  • A healthy school budget surplus.
  • A strong and proactive trust board and extremely supportive parents.
  • A commitment to support their own continuing professional development.

Further details about the role


  • Applications will need to be returned electronically to joinus@eggars.hants.sch.uk.
  • When submitting your application, please use the following format as the email subject heading: School Name – Position – Your Name.
  • Applications are acknowledged within 2 working days of receipt. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within this time, please contact the recruitment team immediately at enquiries@eggars.hants.sch.uk.
  • Please visit our website www.eggars.net for further information about the school. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and positively encouraged. Please contact Pippa Ellwood, Head Teacher’s PA at pellwood@eggars.hants.sch.uk to book an appointment.


ADDRESS: London Road, Holybourne, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 4EQ

TELEPHONE: 01420 541194

VIEW OFSTED REPORTS: https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/23/138720

PROSPECTUS: https://www.eggars.net/prospectus

HEAD’S LETTER: https://tinyurl.com/34zkpsvn

APPLICATION FORM: https://tinyurl.com/mr32ex6b

Commitment to safeguarding

Eggar’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects 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 a Disclosure & Barring Services check, along with other relevant employment checks.

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About Eggar's School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
844 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Secondary School

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