Burhill is a three-form entry school with a nursery and Sure
Start Children’s Centre. Our school is characterised by a dedicated team of
staff, children who are excited to learn, fantastic facilities, sound finances
and a great location in the heart of the local community.
The school has recently completed a successful transition
from an infant to a primary school, has an established Good rating, enjoys an
excellent reputation in the local community, and is consistently
Due to the impending retirement of our highly respected
Headteacher, we are seeking an inspirational candidate to lead our ambitious
school, who will:
- Nurture the whole
child and inspire, through example, a life-long love of learning.
- Be passionate about
unlocking the potential of every child.
- Lead a broad and
creative curriculum which fosters curiosity about the world in which we live.
- Be an inspirational
leader for children, staff, parents and carers alike and share a clear vision
for the school’s future.
- Have a collaborative
way of working, actively developing our strong links with the local schools’
trust, local secondary schools, the community of Hersham village and St Peter’s
- Encourage our children
to be resilient, reflective, independent thinkers who demonstrate Burhill’s values.
In return we can offer:
- An amazing opportunity
to lead our school forward on the journey from Good to Outstanding.
- A unique opportunity
to build on our development as an all-through primary school.
- A talented, supportive
and dedicated team of staff who regularly go above and beyond for our children.
- A committed team of
governors, and an active ‘Friends of Burhill’ group.
- Children who love
coming to school and who are excited to learn.
- An on-site Nursery and
a Children’s Centre.
- Fantastic facilities,
sound finances and a great location for our well regarded, oversubscribed
- Full time with support from existing staff and
- Start date of September 2019.
- Salary range of L21-27 (£65,837 - £76,077) commensurate with
The application process closes on 24th
February 2019 at 22:00. Candidates shortlisted for interview will be informed
on 28th February and interviews will take place on 6th
and 7th March. Candidates should be prepared to be available on both
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and all appointments are subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS clearance, satisfactory references and verification of identity and qualifications.
Equal opportunities statement
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
Burhill Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.