Dorchester Primary School, Worcester Park, Surrey


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £70,445 to £80,272
Leadership level Headteacher

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an energetic and inspiring Headteacher to lead Dorchester Primary School. The current Head is retiring after 33 years of teaching and we are seeking a successor who will build on the school’s existing high standards whilst bringing to the role their own leadership experience, skills, ideas and commitment to excellence.

Essential educational requirements

Educated to at least degree level.

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status.

Essential skills and experience

1. A successful leadership and management role in education across a complex structure or organisation.
2. At least six years’ experience as a classroom teacher at primary level including working/supporting children at Nursery through to the end of KS2, and with children who have special educational needs.
3. Developed effective relationships with children, parents and wider community.
4. Effective team management experience and use of distributive leadership.
5. Planned and implemented school improvement to enhance outcomes.
6. Managed curriculum to ensure breadth, inclusion and access for all.
7. Managed performance, formally and informally, to promote staff development and school improvement.
8. Managed change or introduced and managed a new initiative.
9. Demonstrate ability to plan strategically and to lead, motivate develop and inspire staff to manage change and support whole school improvement.

Employee benefits

The school is part of the Sutton Education Trust and Sutton Primary Heads Group.

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Primary
School size 628 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Dorchester Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email tmullins@suttonmail.org

About Dorchester Primary School

Dorchester Primary School is a three-form entry school in South London.

School location

Dorchester Road, Worcester Park, Surrey, KT4 8PG