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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 January 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 November 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L15 - L21

What skills and experience we're looking for

Governors are seeking to appoint an experienced, tenacious leader, who understands that learning is the heart of our school. The successful candidate will build on the strong foundations that already exists. Our new Headteacher will inspire and bring out the best in staff, be resourceful, have resilience and drive, and have a proven track-record of delivering strong educational outcomes.


  • Is currently an outstanding and experienced leader, resilient and solution focused
  • Has a strong track-record of success in their current role within the Primary phase
  • Can develop the quality of learning provision so that it secures progress for all pupils from entry to exit
  • Will effectively model leadership, ensuring staff have the skills they need to do their job well
  • Innovates to improve the quality of the curriculum offer to address social disadvantage and fully meet the needs of pupils with special education needs
  • Demonstrates commitment to build good relationships within the school, across partnerships and in the wider community.

The successful candidate will drive the development of the school’s curriculum offer, ensuring that more pupils than ever before leave each stage of their educational journey well-prepared for their next. Strategies will place the needs of the most disadvantaged children at the centre of their design.

What the school offers its staff

We provide a safe, caring, nurturing and stimulating environment for all pupils, challenging them to achieve their full potential through equal access to an appropriate, balanced and differentiated curriculum that develops their skills for lifelong learning. Children will have success today and be prepared for tomorrow.

To be the best infant school in Hampshire where we inspire each child to be confident, ambitious and to be proud of achieving great personal targets.

Our Strategy to achieve this is to:

  • Create a 21st century learning environment and make the most of our unique surroundings.
  • Increase the extent of our provision and become a valued community hub.
  • Further develop our curriculum, governance and teaching to achieve an outstanding Ofsted rating.
  • Continue to work effectively with the Edwin Jones Partnership to improve standards and sustain a succession of high-quality staff

Further details about the role


Should you wish to apply for this vacancy, please view the candidate pack and complete the application form which can be found at www.hamwic.org. Completed applications should be returned to recruitment@hamwic.org. CV’s will only be accepted along with a completed application form.

We would be delighted to give you a tour of the school and answer any questions you may have. Please contact the Lois Gennings, School Business Manager on 02380 227966 to arrange a visit.

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About Glenfield Infant School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
261 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 7
Phone number
02380 786833

Arranging a visit to Glenfield Infant School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@hamwic.org.

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