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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    2 January 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

L18 to L24

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of Highcliffe St Mark CofE Primary School, a three form entry school, are looking to appoint an inspirational Headteacher, who has a passion for ensuring children are given every opportunity to achieve to start in September 2024.

Please see more details in the recruitment pack attached.

What the school offers its staff

Highcliffe St Mark CofE Primary School provides a great opportunity for a Headteacher to thrive. The commitment and passion of our staff creates a outstanding learning environment for our pupils.

As a school community, our ethos, our actions and our thoughts are underpinned by our core Christian Values of respect, courage and compassion. These golden threads permeate our teaching, our policies and the way that we behave towards each other.

We are very fortunate to have unique facilities for our pupils and staff including a STEM classroom, a music and drama room, a purpose built cookery classroom and large grounds. Out outside pace includes a heated swimming pool, a large wildlife and woodland area, sports facilities and an allotment.

With support from staff, governors and parents, we look forward to welcoming a Headteacher who can lead and deliver the very best education for the children at our school.

Please see recruitment pack attached for more information about the application and recruitment process.

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.

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About Highcliffe St Mark Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
641 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01425 273029

Arranging a visit to Highcliffe St Mark Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@highcliffeprimary.dorset.sch.uk.

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