St Lawrence CofE Primary School, Hassocks, West Sussex


Job details

Job role Teacher, Leadership
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary L21-L27

Job summary

Following the retirement of our long serving Headteacher, the Governors are seeking an aspirational leader who will be able to demonstrate that they have the vision, leadership, teaching experience, and values to build on the successes the school has achieved to date.

After 27 years of direction under the one Headteacher, the Governors acknowledge the challenges that the new Head will face, and are looking for a passionate school leader, who can engage with pupils, staff and parents, provide inspiration, lead by example, and take the school forward into its next phase.

We are offering our new Headteacher an exciting opportunity to encourage and nurture every child to reach their full potential, and to engage and develop staff with the latest innovations in education.

You may be an existing Headteacher or welcome the opportunity to become a first-time Head. If you believe you offer the leadership which inspires and motivates others towards excellence and which will ensure the very best education for our children, then we would love to hear from you.

We warmly welcome informal visits to the school so you can see for yourself the school in action, meet our highly motivated staff and pupils and be inspired by the opportunity this role offers.

Closing date: midday, 15th June 2020
Selections: 18th June 2020
Interviews: 2nd and 3rd July 2020

Please note, this process is subject to the uncertainties at this time from dealing with Covid19 restrictions and may be subject to change.

Please submit your application using the application form with a supporting letter of no more than two sides of A4 when typed. This should tell us how you satisfy the person specification.

Please return your completed application form and supporting letter by midday 15th June 2020, to:
email: HRSchoolAdverts@westsussex.gov.uk
Job Reference No: 16365

Please note, postal applications cannot be taken at this time.

St Lawrence CE is an equal opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. DBS check required.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy, Church of England
Education phase Primary
School size 633 pupils enrolled
Age range 5 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website St Lawrence CofE Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email HRSchoolAdverts@westsussex.gov.uk

About St Lawrence CofE Primary School

St Lawrence is an attractive three form entry Church of England Primary School, situated in the heart of the village, with 633 pupils on the roll. The school has excellent modern facilities, extensive grounds and a covered swimming pool. It has a full complement of experienced and committed staff, with a supportive Governing Body and very active PTA. Rated Outstanding by Ofsted on its last visit in 2007, the children consistently outperform county and national averages in SATs. It was the first primary school in the Diocese to become an academy in 2013 and remains a stand-alone academy today.

School location

Trinity Road, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6 9UY