Headteacher Shottermill Infant School, Haslemere, Surrey

Job description

Shottermill Infant School is a two-form entry Community School in Surrey, which is close to the county border with Hampshire and West Sussex.

The Governing Body are looking to appoint a new Headteacher who has a real passion for the education of young children and is committed to providing a nurturing and excellent educational experience for every child.

Our aim is that children are safe, happy and are curious and enthusiastic learners.

We are looking for a Headteacher who will put the children at the heart of all they do. Someone with experience of working in a senior leadership role, with the vision and strategic leadership skills to creatively take the school forward in its future development.

We would encourage you to find out more about the school by visiting our website www.shottermill-infant.surrey.uk and arranging a visit to the school.
To apply for this vacancy please download an application form from the school website and return it to the school office.

For any queries or to arrange a visit please call the school office on 01428-642902 or e-mail admin@shottermill-infant.surrey.sch.uk.

Shottermill Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The school expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and provide proof of qualifications.

Essential educational requirements

The Head Teacher should hold as a minimum, a B.ED or B.A & PGCE / PGDE/QTS or equivalent & have had experience in a Leadership post.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status or Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTS or QTLS) (with degree level education or equivalent).
Desirable: National Professional Qualification for Headship (or working towards this) or evidence of other successful post-graduate study (e.g. MA in Education).

Essential skills and experience

Recent senior leadership experience in an Infant or Primary school, with excellent knowledge of the EYFS.
Candidates will need to be models of excellent and inspirational teaching.
Relevant experience of working with children with a wide range of needs.
Experience and understanding of managing people, budgets and IT in relation to its effective use in the curriculum.


About Shottermill Infant School

Shottermill Infant School is a two-form entry Community School in Surrey, which is close to the county border with Hampshire and West Sussex.

Address
Lion Lane, Haslemere, Surrey, GU27 1JZ
Phase
Primary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Shottermill Infant School website (opens in a new window)