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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    2 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L 18 - L 24

What skills and experience we're looking for

Qualifications and experience


Ø A minimum of 2 years proven leadership and management experience of at least Deputy Head or Assistant Head level in the primary sector

Ø Proven Track record of improving educational standards

Ø Successful development and management of a primary curriculum that challenges both staff and pupils

Ø Involvement in school improvement planning and school self-evaluation

Ø Proven track record of effective people management

Ø Experience of financial management

Leading teaching and learning

Ø Ability to recognise and promote the highest standards of teaching and learning

Ø Proven experience of ensuring the highest possible standards of achievement

Ø Ability to analyse data effectively at school, class and individual level and to utilise this effectively in setting appropriate targets for pupil progress

Ø Detailed knowledge of Safeguarding procedures, protocols and behaviour management strategies

Ø Detailed knowledge of a School’s legal responsibilities in both the national and local context

Ø Awareness and a keen interest in local and national initiatives in Primary education

What the school offers its staff

The Governors of Moorlands Primary School are seeking to appoint a new Headteacher who will sustain and build upon the Moorland’s Primary School’s commitment to the highest standards of teaching, learning and outcomes across the whole school.

Moorlands Primary is a founder member of the Reach Co-Operative Trust and our new Headteacher will take an integral role in its development, working closely with our partners.

We are a 2 form entry school,situated in a wooded 6 acre site in Southampton. The school has a dedicated team of staff, who on a daily basis go above and beyond to support our wonderful children and we believe that “Every Learner Matters”

Commitment to safeguarding

Moorlands Primary School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post involves working with children and young people and requires applicants to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service Check. All candidates are considered confidentially, according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.
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About Moorlands Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
406 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
02380 464404

Arranging a visit to Moorlands Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sarahharrison@moorlandsprimary.net.

School location

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