13 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


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What skills and experience we're looking for

Community is the golden thread that runs through our school and as Headteacher you will play a pivotal role in ensuring a cohesive and happy school, growing the community, one child at a time. Your leadership, dedication, vision and innovative ideas will shape the future of our school and contribute to the growth and success of every child in our community.

We are looking for a Headteacher who will provide professional and strategic leadership and management for the school that will build upon the exceptional work of our retiring current Headteacher.

As we approach a new chapter in our journey, we are enthusiastic about the opportunities that lie ahead, in ensuring continued outstanding education for all our pupils and high-quality standards of teaching and learning.

Our new Headteacher will:

  • Develop and nurture our dedicated and talented staff.
  • Maintain the highest standards of teaching and support for children.
  • Work collaboratively with the local community.
  • Build on our progress towards external awards and statuses.
  • Be forward thinking and open to exploring innovative possibilities for the school’s future growth and development, including potential collaborations or partnerships.

What the school offers its staff

  • A warm welcome and a vibrant and exciting place to work
  • Happy, confident children who are enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • A knowledgeable and forward-thinking staff who welcome fresh ideas, honest values and a sense of teamwork
  • An experienced, knowledgeable, and supportive Governing Body
  • A popular school, highly regarded and actively engaged in the local community
  • Continuous Professional Development and well-being support  

Commitment to safeguarding

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.

Maynards Green is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect 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 Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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 Leadership.Recruitment@eastsussex.gov.uk

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About Maynards Green Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
208 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01435 812622

Situated between Horam and Heathfield, Maynards Green is a successful and friendly community primary school. The school offers a supportive and caring environment and well behaved and highly motivated learners. The experienced and supportive staff team is friendly and committed to maintaining high standards.

Arranging a visit to Maynards Green Community Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@maynardsgreen.org.

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