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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    31 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 January 2022

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stages
Early years, KS1
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Leadership Scale L16-22; £61,167 - £70,746

Job summary

Stourfield Infant School has a rare opportunity for an experienced Headteacher with a vision for exceptional education. Serving the supportive local communities of Tuckton and Southbourne the school has historically held a position of respect across the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole conurbation. A school with an amazing future in a truly incredible location of the South Coast that is waiting for an inspirational and dynamic educator to help realise its potential.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of rapidly raising educational standards and maintaining school improvement, alongside a commitment to engage positively with local communities.

At our school, children always come first. Everything we do in school is to help the children feel safe, happy, motivated and confident in their learning and relationships. The school’s core values of respecting, collaborating and aspiring underpin everything we do.

We are a member of Twynham Learning - an exciting multi-academy trust of ambitious infant, junior and secondary schools serving the local community. Twynham Learning aspires to deliver the very best for our community. In order for our children to be able to "take on the world and win", we need to ensure that every child receives a world-class education. We firmly believe they are entitled to equality of opportunity and have the right to experiences which support them becoming confident, aspirational and resilient whilst grasping opportunities and succeeding.

In November 2021, Ofsted rated Stourfield Infant School as ‘Requires Improvement’. We firmly believe that with a new Headteacher, and the ever-present support of the trust, the school has the capacity for rapid transformational improvement. Within 12 months, we are positive that it can be ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ once again and deliver our vision for world-class education. Do you have what it takes to be the leader who achieves this challenge? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Applying for the job

To apply for this vacancy, please submit an application form by email to: recruitment@twynhamlearning.com

Only applications on the Twynham Learning official ‘Application Form –Teaching Posts’ will be accepted.

You can download the form here: www.twynhamlearning.com/187/staff-vacancies

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 7
Education phase
School size
346 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 7
Contact phone number
01202 402789

About Stourfield Infant School

Stourfield Infant School is a happy and nurturing community school of over 300 pupils and 40 staff. Our aim is to help the children feel safe, happy, motivated and confident in their learning and relationships.

We believe that children thrive in a caring and intellectually stimulating environment. Our core values of “respecting, collaborating and aspiring” underpin everything we do.

At Stourfield Infant School, we want to provide our pupils with the best opportunities possible so that they can achieve their full potential academically, socially and emotionally. In this way, we will also prepare them for the next stage
of their education.

Arranging a visit to Stourfield Infant School

To discuss your application or arrange a tour of Stourfield Infant School, please contact Vicky Elsworth, HR Manager on 01202 402789 or email us at recruitment@twynhamlearning.com

School location

Cranleigh Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH6 5JS

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