44 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 January 2025

  • Closing date

    6 September 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you have a passion for education, a vision for leading a thriving village school, and a commitment to Christian values?

Bransgore Church of England Primary School, nestled in the heart of the New Forest, seeks an inspirational and experienced School leader to join our vibrant school community. We are a friendly and welcoming school with a strong focus on inclusion and nurturing every child's potential. We describe ourselves as a Loving School and celebrate difference and diversity.

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate individual to lead our school on its next chapter of growth and success.

About the Role:

As Headteacher, you will be responsible for providing professional and effective leadership to ensure every child reaches their full potential. You will uphold the Christian vision and values of the school while promoting a safe and secure environment for all pupils and staff. You will be a strategic leader, setting the direction for the school's development and ensuring high standards are maintained across all areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Uphold and articulate the Christian vision, values, and ethos of the school while fostering inclusivity.
  • Ensure strong academic performance with a focus on effective teaching, assessment, and raising standards, particularly in writing and for vulnerable groups.
  • Develop a culture of continuous improvement, innovation, and collaboration among staff.
  • Provide effective leadership for all staff, fostering professional development and career progression.
  • Strengthen partnerships with parents, governors, and the wider community.

You are the ideal candidate if you:

  • Hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) with significant senior leadership experience in a primary school setting.
  • Possess a strong commitment to Christian values and the ethos of a Church of England school.
  • Demonstrate a proven track record of raising standards and leading successful school improvement initiatives.
  • Have experience in developing a strong SEND provision and ensuring inclusive learning for all.
  • Are an excellent communicator with a collaborative leadership style.

The full application pack can be found on the school website:


What the school offers its staff

Bransgore Church of England Primary School offers:

  • The opportunity to lead a successful and well-resourced school with a supportive governing body.
  • A dedicated and talented staff team who are passionate about education.
  • A vibrant school community, with pupils who enjoy coming to school and look forward to learning.
  • A beautiful setting in the heart of the New Forest National Park.
  • A competitive salary and benefits package.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to b.murphy@bransgore.hants.sch.uk

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About Bransgore Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
343 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Bransgore Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email b.murphy@bransgore.hants.sch.uk.

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