• Expected start date

    19 April 2021

  • Application deadline

    18 January 2021 at 11:59 am

  • Date listed

    4 December 2020

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Leadership Pay Spine L12 to L18 (Fringe) £56,506 - £65,310. See Trust Pay Policy for further details.

Job summary

The Good Shepherd Trust is seeking a dynamic champion of learning, with a strong sense of community, to lead The Holme from April 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

We are looking for someone who:
• Simply loves their vocation and takes pride in all that they do
• Inspires and motivates through innovative approaches to leadership
• Maintains consistently high expectations for all children and staff
• Develops children’s potential through exciting, life-enhancing, learning opportunities
• Is flexible in their approach, open to new ideas and committed to working in partnership
with others beyond their own school
• Is enthusiastic about partnerships with the church and wider community and builds
positive relationships with families
• Has commitment, enthusiasm, integrity, personal impact and presence, as well as
excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

We know that great schools thrive because of the people in them and we value each member of our professional community. Headteachers within our Trust are well supported, including by a dedicated Director of Education within a local hub structure, in addition to the knowledge, skills and experience of the wider Trust family: http://www.goodshepherdtrust.org.uk/

If you care passionately about what you do, strive to deliver excellence, enjoy coming to work and making a difference to the lives of a whole school community, we will welcome your application to join our happy and successful team.

Employee benefits

Please visit our website for further details: http://www.goodshepherdtrust.org.uk/903/working-for-us

Applying for the job

If possible, please complete your application form via eTeach:
Alternatively, please email your application form to: hr@goodshepherdtrust.org.uk by noon on the 18th January 2020.
Within the application form, you are asked to provide a supporting statement and it is here that you should set out your reasons for applying for this job and address the requirements of the person specification. The person specification is available within the candidate pack.
Applications will only be considered if the application form is completed in full and received by the closing date.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England
Education phase
School size
143 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number

About The Holme Church of England Primary School

The Holme is a wonderful place to work and is relentless in its desire to continue to improve, in love, courage and wisdom.

Pupils’ benefit from an attractive learning environment with extensive grounds and a purpose built (and extremely well used!) Forest School area. Take a few minutes to enjoy the virtual tour, which we are sure will entice you to want to know more…

Arranging a visit to The Holme Church of England Primary School

We welcome questions from prospective candidates.
If you would like to arrange a confidential conversation or school visit (dependent upon COVID restrictions), please contact Miss Amanda Johnston, the Director of Education for the Western Hub by email: Amanda.johnston@goodshepherdtrust.org.uk or telephone: 07305609708.

School location

Openfields, Headley, Hampshire, GU35 8PQ

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